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Champions League: RB Leipzig defeats Club Brugge 5-0 after a incredible match

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BRUGGE. RB Leipzig overcomes Club Brugge 5-0 after a incredible match.

BRUGGE. RB Leipzig beats Club Brugge 5-0 after a incredible match. C. Nkunku (12′), E. Forsberg (17′ pen), A. Silva (27′), E. Forsberg (45′) and C. Nkunku (90′).

The match was held at the Jan Breydelstadion Stadium in Brugge on Wednesday and this began at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Davide Massa who had the assistance of Filippo Meli and Stefano Alassio. The 4th official was Daniele Chiffi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 5.2 degrees Celsius or 41.41 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 89%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Club Brugge was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. RB Leipzig that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

Club Brugge was more aggressive with 51 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 3 were on target. Anyhow, RB Leipzig found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Club Brugge shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, RB Leipzig shot 21 times, 11 on target, 10 off target.


Club Brugge received 3 yellow cards (N. Lang, E. Balanta and Wesley). On the other side, RB Leipzig received 1 yellow card (I. Moriba).

After this contest, Club Brugge will stay with 4 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the other side, RB Leipzig will have 1 points to stay in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 12'

    C. Nkunku

  • 17'

    E. Forsberg (Penalty)

  • 27'

    A. Silva


  • 45'

    E. Forsberg

    C. Nkunku

  • 46'

    F. Ricca

    S. Nsoki

  • 46'

    M. Rits

    B. Dost

  • 61'

    B. Mechele

    I. Van der Brempt

  • 62'

    I. Moriba

    K. Laimer

  • 62'

    B. Henrichs

    L. Klostermann

  • 63'

    N. Lang

  • 66'

    H. Novoa Ramos

    B. Brobbey

  • 79'

    S. Bonnah

    J. Gvardiol

  • 82'

    J. Izquierdo

    K. Sowah

  • 82'


    C. de Ketelaere

  • 85'

    E. Balanta

  • 86'

    I. Moriba

  • 86'


  • 90'

    C. Nkunku

Next match

In the upcoming Champions League match, Club Brugge will play away against Paris Saint Germain on the 7th of December with a 2-0 head to head statistic in favor of Paris Saint Germain (1 draw).

RB Leipzig will host Manchester City on the 7th of December with a 1-0 head to head statistic in favor of Manchester City (0 draws).

Club Brugge: Formation and Lineups

Club Brugge started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

The manager Philippe Clement chose to play with the following team: Simon Mignolet (7.1), Clinton Mata (6.2), Jack Hendry (6.6), Stanley N’Soki (5.9), Ignace Van der Brempt (6.2), Éder Balanta (7.3), Hans Vanaken (7.1), Kamal Sowah (5.5), Charles De Ketelaere (6.8), Bas Dost (6.7) and Noa Lang (6.6).


Club Brugge made 5 changes: S. Nsoki for F. Ricca (46′), B. Dost for M. Rits (46′), I. Van der Brempt for B. Mechele (61′), K. Sowah for J. Izquierdo (82′) and C. de Ketelaere for Wesley (82′).

Top player: Éder Balanta

Probably the most impressive player in Club Brugge was Éder Balanta.

His rating is (7.3) with 36 passes (63% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 15 duels out of 23.

RB Leipzig: Formation and Lineups

RB Leipzig started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

On the other side, Robin Peter played with: Josep Martínez (7.2), Nordi Mukiele (7.0), Lukas Klostermann (6.8), Joško Gvardiol (7.6), Angeliño (7.1), Konrad Laimer (6.8), Kevin Kampl (7.2), Emil Forsberg (8.8), Christopher Nkunku (7.8), André Silva (7.0) and Brian Brobbey (7.1).


RB Leipzig made 4 changes: K. Laimer for I. Moriba (62′), L. Klostermann for B. Henrichs (62′), B. Brobbey for H. Novoa Ramos (66′) and J. Gvardiol for S. Bonnah (79′).

Top player: Emil Forsberg

The player who no doubt impressed RB Leipzig the most was Emil Forsberg.

His rating is (8.8) with 2 goals, 33 passes (75% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 15. He performed 5 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Champions League



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