Leipzig thrashed visiting Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 on Sunday in Bundesliga Matchday 11 action, with a brace from Denmark advanced Yussuf Poulsen.
After its sixth win of the season, Leipzig climbed to the third atom in the German alliance standings with 22 points, and has a two-point advance over ascendant best Bayern Munich, which confused bottomward to fourth.
Poulsen opened the scoring for the hosts three account afore the half-hour mark off an abetment from German midfielder Diego Demme.
In the 68th minute, apostle Lukas Klostermann angled the advance with Austria advanced Marcel Sabitzer authoritative the assist.
Poulsen shone afresh in the closing minutes, abduction on an abetment from Klostermann.
Leverkusen conceded its sixth defeat of the season, and provisionally charcoal in the 13th atom with 11 points.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen Club Profile
Bayer 04 Leverkusen Fußball GmbH, also known as Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Bayer Leverkusen, Leverkusen or simply Bayer, is a German football club based in Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia. The club plays in the Bundesliga, the top tier of the German football league system, and hosts matches at the BayArena.
The club was founded in 1904 by employees of the German pharmaceutical company Bayer, whose headquarters are in Leverkusen and from which the club draws its name. It was formerly the best-known department of TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen, a sports club whose members also participate in athletics, gymnastics, basketball and other sports including the RTHC Bayer Leverkusen (rowing, tennis and hockey). In 1999 the football department was separated from the sports club and is now a separate entity formally called Bayer 04 Leverkusen GmbH.
Bayer Leverkusen have won one DFB-Pokal and one UEFA Cup. Their local rivals are 1. FC Köln.