Bundesliga wrap: RB Leipzig goes top; USMNT’s Wood scores

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It’s “Your move, Bayern”, as RB Leipzig made sure the top will stay tight over the winter break regardless of what happens the rest of this week in Germany.

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RB Leipzig 2-0 Hertha Berlin

Timo Werner scored just before halftime, and Willi Orban added one in the break to help Leipzig go three points clear of Bayern Munich before the Bavarians play Darmstadt on Sunday.

Mainz 3-1 Hamburg

German striker Danny Latza scored his first goal in two years, and then his second, and then his third. The 27-year-old Mainz man brought the club back from a 1-0 deficit at the hands of USMNT striker Bobby Wood. Watch Wood’s goal here.

Wolfsburg 1-0 Eintracht Frankfurt

Ex-Chelsea man Jeffrey Bruma helped struggling Wolfsburg to a goal from the back, opening up a halftime lead for the relegation-battling side.

Elsewhere
Hoffenheim 2-2 Borussia Dortmund — Friday
Werder Bremen 1-1 Koln
Augsburg 1-0 Borussia Monchengladbach
Schalke 1-1 Freiburg
Wolfsburg vs. Eintracht Frankfurt
Darmstadt vs. Bayern Munich — 9:30 a.m. EDT Sunday
Bayer Leverkusen vs. Ingolstadt — 11:30 a.m. EDT Sunday

Standings

 

Team GP W D L GF GA GD Home Away PTS
 RB Leipzig 15 11 3 1 31 12 19 6-1-0 5-2-1 36
 Bayern Munich 14 10 3 1 34 9 25 6-2-0 4-1-1 33
 1899 Hoffenheim 15 6 9 0 27 16 11 4-4-0 2-5-0 27
 Hertha BSC Berlin 15 8 3 4 22 16 6 6-0-1 2-3-3 27
 Borussia Dortmund 15 7 5 3 34 18 16 5-2-0 2-3-3 26
 Eintracht Frankfurt 15 7 5 3 19 12 7 4-3-0 3-2-3 26
 1. FC Köln 15 6 6 3 20 14 6 4-3-0 2-3-3 24
 Bayer Leverkusen 14 6 2 6 21 21 0 3-2-2 3-0-4 20
 FSV Mainz 05 15 6 2 7 26 27 -1 4-1-2 2-1-5 20
 SC Freiburg 15 6 2 7 19 26 -7 5-0-2 1-2-5 20
 FC Schalke 04 15 5 3 7 19 17 2 4-1-3 1-2-4 18
 FC Augsburg 15 4 5 6 12 16 -4 2-3-3 2-2-3 17
 Mönchengladbach 15 4 4 7 14 23 -9 4-3-1 0-1-6 16
 Werder Bremen 15 4 3 8 19 33 -14 3-1-4 1-2-4 15
 VfL Wolfsburg 15 3 4 8 13 23 -10 1-2-5 2-2-3 13
 Hamburger SV 15 2 4 9 12 30 -18 1-2-4 1-2-5 10
 FC Ingolstadt 04 14 2 3 9 11 24 -13 1-2-4 1-1-5 9
 Darmstadt 14 2 2 10 11 27 -16 2-2-3 0-0-7 8

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