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RB Leipzig narrowly won 1-0 in the home game against TSG Hoffenheim.Read on for the most important stats from the game on matchday 30. 

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Nkunku gives RB Leipzig 1-0 win over Hoffenheim

“A really important win” – #RBLTSG reaction

Goal Facts:

  • Christopher Nkunku scored to make it 1-0, his first goal since coming back for injury and first in 171 days.
  • It was Christo‘s 13th goal of the season in the Bundesliga and his 65th for RB Leipzig.
  • He was assisted by Emil Forsberg, who picked up his 10th Bundesliga goal contribution of the season (6 goals, 4 assists).
  • André Silva hit the bar in the 74th minute. With this, RBL have already hit the woodwork 13 (!) times this season – the most in the league.


Team facts:

  • Christopher Nkunku returned to the starting eleven for the first time in almost two months (last time on 3rd March).
  • Dominik Szoboszlai (red card) and Amadou Haidara (5 yellow cards) have completed their suspensions and will be back available. No other player is at risk of picking up a suspension due to yellow cards.

Streak facts:

  • This 1-0 win was the fourth win in a row against TSG 1899 Hoffenheim.
  • After the 3-1 win in the previous game and the 3-1 win in the DFB-Pokal last-16, this 1-0 win was the 3 win in 3 games this season against Hoffenheim.
  • This was the 10th competitive game for RBL against TSG.
  • The team kept a clean sheet for the ninth time this Bundesliga season.



  • With RBL’s 16th league win of the season the team remain in fifth place with 54 points, now 2 points behind Freiburg (4th) und Union Berlin (3rd).
  • This was the eleventh win of the season at the Red Bull Arena – RBL are the second strongest team at home behind BVB.

Top Statistics:


  • Distance covered: Kevin Kampl – 12.27 km
  • TShots: Timo Werner and Christopher Nkunku – 4
  • Challenge success rate: Abdou Diallo – 87.5%
  • Most touches: Lukas Klostermann – 87
  • Quickest player: David Raum – 33.37 km/h



  • RBL had 55.99% possession.
  • RBL ran 119.93 km, compared to 121.04 km for Hoffenheim.
  • RBL had 16 shots, with Hoffenheim having only 5.
  • The team won seven corners, whilst only giving up 1 to TSG.

Match facts: Christo back on the scoresheet

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