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2020-21 German Bundesliga
  • Yussuf Poulsen (60')

Leipzig's Poulsen on target in 1-0 win at Hoffenheim

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Yussef Poulsen powers RB Leipzig to 1-0 win (0:44)

RB Leipzig keep pace with Bayer Leverkusen thanks to Yussef Poulsen's late strike. Watch the Bundesliga on ESPN+. (0:44)

Yussuf Poulsen scored a second-half goal as RB Leipzig beat Hoffenheim 1-0 away in the Bundesliga on Wednesday to stay a point behind leaders Bayer Leverkusen.

Poulsen scored with Leipzig's first real chance of the game, with Marcel Sabitzer heading on a cross for the Denmark international to score.

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It was Hoffenheim who were in control for much of the game with Leipzig largely toothless in attack. The hosts pushed for an equaliser and forced a superb save from Leipzig keeper Peter Gulasci but could not score.

Champions League side Leipzig, who have the best defence in the Bundesliga, are in third place, level on 27 points with second-placed Bayern Munich.

Bayer Leverkusen are top on 28 after beating Cologne 4-0.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Bayern Munich 23 +35 52
2 RB Leipzig 23 +23 50
3 VfL Wolfsburg 23 +18 45
4 Eintracht Frankfurt 23 +14 42
5 Borussia Dortmund 23 +17 39
6 Bayer Leverkusen 23 +15 37
7 FC Union Berlin 23 +10 34
8 SC Freiburg 23 +2 34
9 Borussia Monchengladbach 23 +4 33
10 VfB Stuttgart 23 +8 32
11 TSG Hoffenheim 23 -3 27
12 Werder Bremen 22 -6 26
13 FC Augsburg 23 -12 26
14 FC Cologne 23 -20 21
15 Hertha Berlin 23 -16 18
16 Mainz 24 -21 18
17 Arminia Bielefeld 22 -23 18
18 Schalke 04 24 -45 10