2020-21 German Bundesliga
  • Wout Weghorst (22')
  • Renato Steffen (34')
  • Nordi Mukiele (4')
  • Willi Orban (54')

Leipzig miss out on top spot with 2-2 draw at Wolfsburg

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Leipzig drop points in second-straight match (1:58)

Leipzig drop points in second-straight match A bizarre equalizer and some last-gasp chances fail to put Leipzig ahead in 2-2 draw vs. Wolfsburg. (1:58)

RB Leipzig missed the chance to go top of the Bundesliga after drawing 2-2 at Wolfsburg on Saturday to stay a point behind leaders Bayern Munich.

Champions League club Leipzig have now managed just one point from their last two league matches, having conceded five goals in them compared to nine goals in their first 14 matchdays.

Nordi Mukiele put the visitors, who were looking to bounce back from last week's defeat to Borussia Dortmund, ahead after five minutes but Wout Weghorst headed in the equaliser in the 22nd for his 11th goal of the campaign.

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Renato Steffen's shot from 18 metres then took a deflection off Leipzig's Willi Orban to put the Wolves in front in the 35th.

Orban, however, made amends and rescued a point for his team nine minutes after the restart, tapping in after keeper Koen Casteels had saved an Amadou Haidara effort.

Both Angelino and Justin Kluivert came close late in the game to score a winner for Leipzig.

"The draw is in order though I think we did have the better chances to win it," Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann said. "We should have scored again. We just have to live with the one point."

Leipzig, who have won one of their last four league games, are on 32 points, with Bayern, in action against Freiburg on Sunday, on 33.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Bayern Munich 34 +55 78
2 RB Leipzig 34 +28 65
3 Borussia Dortmund 34 +29 64
4 VfL Wolfsburg 34 +24 61
5 Eintracht Frankfurt 34 +16 60
6 Bayer Leverkusen 34 +14 52
7 FC Union Berlin 34 +7 50
8 Borussia Monchengladbach 34 +8 49
9 VfB Stuttgart 34 +1 45
10 SC Freiburg 34 0 45
11 TSG Hoffenheim 34 -2 43
12 Mainz 34 -17 39
13 FC Augsburg 34 -18 36
14 Hertha Berlin 34 -11 35
15 Arminia Bielefeld 34 -26 35
16 FC Cologne 34 -26 33
17 Werder Bremen 34 -21 31
18 Schalke 04 34 -61 16