In-form Leipzig close in on second place


Dani Olmo scored twice in two first-half minutes as RB Leipzig moved one point behind second-placed Borussia Dortmund with victory at Hoffenheim.

Spanish midfielder Olmo skipped past two defenders for his first before doubling the lead from eight yards.

Leipzig’s line-up included Germany forward Timo Werner, who is set to join Chelsea after the clubs agreed a deal.

Hoffenheim were awarded a penalty at 0-0 but it was overturned after a video assistant referee (VAR) review.

In an incident-packed encounter, Werner – who has 25 Bundesliga goals this season – missed a chance to increase his tally when he fired over with just the goalkeeper to beat.

Former Everton winger Ademola Lookman also featured for Leipzig after coming on as a substitute.

Bayern Munich will wrap up an eighth consecutive Bundesliga title on Saturday if they beat Borussia Monchengladbach (17:30 BST) and Borussia Dortmund lose at Fortuna Dusseldorf (14:30).


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