Benjamin Šeško back in the starting eleven for the last game before the national team meeting: Leipzig triumphant, no goal for the Slovenian
Source of the photo: RB Leipzig
Ranking Benjamin Šešek in the starting eleven RB Leipzig in the Champions League match against Crvena zvezda was clearly not a one-day fad, as the Slovenian football gem was also in the starting line-up for the Bundesliga match against Freiburg. Kevin Kampl was on the substitutes’ bench.
The Red Bulls took the lead after just six minutes of play in the first half, when Xavi Simons in the opponent’s half, assisted by Šešek, he got to the ball and a huge space, from where he shot beautifully into the bottom corner of the net from the edge of the penalty area. Noah Atuboluja. Many Slovenian football fans were left breathless at 18. In the first minute of the game, after a Simons pass from a corner, Šeško shot just wide of the post and took a blow to the head that required medical attention at home, but the 20-year-old was soon back on the Red Bull Arena pitch.
Just when it looked like the home team would go into the break with a minimal advantage, Merlin Rohl equalised deep into stoppage time, after he strolled the ball from his own half to Janis Blaswich’s goal .
Benjamin Šeško left the field in 63. minute, giving his place to Yussuf Poulsen, who will be on opposite sides of the line in Kobenhavn on Friday. Kevin Kampl got his chance with just over 20 minutes left in regulation and was part of the team that led Leipzig to a 3-1 victory. It started in 78. In the first minute, a foul on Cristoph Baumgartner in the away penalty area earned his team a harsh penalty, which was successfully converted by Lois Openda. Baumgartner set the final score in the very next attack, when the home team counter-attacked after the midfield.
Šeško and co. are back among the top four teams in the German championship with their second consecutive victory.
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