bundesliga matchday 12 roundup

Bundesliga Matchday 12 Roundup; Leipzig Maintains Bundesliga Challenge

RB Leipzig managed to carry on with their impressive form in the Bundesliga as they secured an impressive 4-1 win away at Freiburg on Friday, the result saw them maintain a three-point lead over Bayern Munich who seems to have fallen short of expectations in recent times.

A goal from Naby Keita and three others from Timo Werner (brace) and Marcel Sabitzer saw Leipzig continue their fairytale run.

Bayern secured a 2-1 win courtesy of goals from Thiago Alcantara and Mats Hummels. Hakan Calhanoglu scored what proved to be a consolation goal for Leverkusen in the 35th minute.

Dortmund lost pace with the title race once again as they succumbed to a 2-1 defeat away at Frankfurt. Aubameyang continued his fine form in front of goal, but it wasn’t enough to cancel out Huszti and Seferovic’s second-half goals for Frankfurt.

Cologne and Augsburg played out a goalless draw while Gladbach’s poor run of form continued as they settled for a point against high-flying Hoffenheim.

Serge Gnabry continued his fine form in front of goal as he scored the equalizer for Werder Bremen against Hamburger SV to salvage a point.

Micheal Gregoritsch bagged a brace for Hamburg, but goals from Bartels and Gnabry saw the game end as a 2-2 draw.

Wolfsburg currently sit in 14th place after being held to a 1-1 draw by Ingolstadt Anthony Jung and Daniel Caligiuri were on target for their respective sides, but none were unable to score a decisive goal.

Schalke continued their impressive climb the table following a 3-1 win over Darmstadt. Darmstadt took the lead through Marcel Heller’s strike in the 6th minute, but goals from Kolasinac, Choupo-Moting, and Alessandro Schoepf saw Schalke grab all three points.

The Olympiastadion saw Hertha Berlin pick up a 2-1 win over Mainz thanks to a brace from Vedad Ibisevic who went on to get sent off the game after picking up a yellow card in the 74th minute.

Aaron Seydel scored Mainz’ lone goal in the 25th minute; the result saw them sit at 9th in the Bundesliga Standings.

Bundesliga team of the week for Matchday 12​

bundesliga matchday 12 team of the week

Bundesliga Table after Matchday 12​

bundesliga matchday 12 table

Highlights of Bundesliga Matchday 13 games

Freiburg vs RB Leipzig

 

Eintracht Frankfurt vs Dortmund

Borussia Moenchengladbach vs Hoffenheim

Hamburger SV vs Werder Bremen

Bayern Munich vs Bayer Leverkusen

Schalke vs Darmstadt

Hertha Berlin vs Mainz 05

About the Author Phillip Ekuwem

Phillip is a football writer with an immense love and passion for the beautiful game. He's well versed in European football as he enjoys watching the Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga and the Serie A.

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