Leipzig returned to the winning streak and tightened the screws on leaders Bayern Munich, after they beat Armenia Bielefeld 1-0, on Friday, at the opening of the 26th stage of the German football league.
Leipzig owed the victory to its Austrian captain, Marcel Sabitzer, who scored the only goal in the 46th minute.
Leipzig compensated for this by falling into a draw against Eintracht Frankfurt 1-1 in the last stage, when his streak of 6 consecutive victories was interrupted, as he paid the price by widening the difference between him and Bayern Munich, the defending champion, from two to four points, which he reduced yesterday to one point. Temporarily, awaiting the match between the Bavarian giants and their guest in Stuttgart, today, Saturday.
Leipzig raised its score to 57 points compared to 58 for Bayern Munich, while Armenia’s Bielefeld’s balance stuck at 22 points in 15th place, and is threatening to fall to 16th if Hertha Berlin defeats its guest Bayer Leverkusen, on Sunday, at the end of the stage.