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Keita scores as Leipzig beat Hamburg

Naby Keita celebrates
Naby Keita (centre) has agreed to join Liverpool next season

Liverpool-bound Naby Keita scored a thumping, long-range goal as RB Leipzig beat Hamburg in the Bundesliga.

The midfielder, who has agreed to join the Premier League side for a club record £48m fee next season, picked the ball up 30 yards out before smashing a finish into the top corner.

Germany international Timo Werner fired home Leipzig's second goal.

Leipzig make their Champions League debut on Wednesday when they host French Ligue 1 champions Monaco.

Line-ups

Hamburg

  • 1Mathenia
  • 2Diekmeier
  • 9Papadopoulos
  • 28Jung
  • 4van DrongelenSubstituted forG Sakaiat 71'minutes
  • 20EkdalSubstituted forSchipplockat 74'minutes
  • 12Souza SilvaBooked at 87mins
  • 11Hahn
  • 8Holtby
  • 17KosticSubstituted forWaldschmidtat 37'minutes
  • 7Wood

Substitutes

  • 6dos Santos Justino de Melo
  • 13Pollersbeck
  • 15Waldschmidt
  • 16Janjicic
  • 18Jatta
  • 19Schipplock
  • 24G Sakai

RB Leipzig

  • 32Gulácsi
  • 3BernardoSubstituted forKlostermannat 59'minutes
  • 4Orban
  • 5Upamecano
  • 23Halstenberg
  • 8KeitaBooked at 60minsSubstituted forat 88'minutes
  • 31Demme
  • 7Sabitzer
  • 17Tué Na BangnaSubstituted forKamplat 69'minutes
  • 29AugustinSubstituted forPoulsenat 78'minutes
  • 11Werner

Substitutes

  • 9Poulsen
  • 13Ilsanker
  • 16Klostermann
  • 24Kaiser
  • 27Laimer
  • 28Mvogo
  • 44Kampl
Referee:
Deniz Aytekin
Attendance:
50,231

Match Stats

Home TeamHamburgAway TeamRB Leipzig
Possession
Home31%
Away69%
Shots
Home9
Away20
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away14
Fouls
Home14
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Hamburger SV 0, RB Leipzig 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hamburger SV 0, RB Leipzig 2.

Attempt missed. André Hahn (Hamburger SV) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Gotoku Sakai.

Naby Keita went off injured after RB Leipzig had used all subs.

Booking

Walace (Hamburger SV) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Yussuf Poulsen (RB Leipzig) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Walace (Hamburger SV).

Offside, RB Leipzig. Marcel Sabitzer tries a through ball, but Timo Werner is caught offside.

Offside, RB Leipzig. Yussuf Poulsen tries a through ball, but Marcel Sabitzer is caught offside.

Corner, RB Leipzig. Conceded by Lewis Holtby.

Attempt blocked. Marcel Halstenberg (RB Leipzig) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Kevin Kampl.

Kevin Kampl (RB Leipzig) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dennis Diekmeier (Hamburger SV).

Attempt missed. Naby Keita (RB Leipzig) right footed shot from outside the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, RB Leipzig. Conceded by Kyriakos Papadopoulos.

Attempt missed. Kevin Kampl (RB Leipzig) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Corner, RB Leipzig. Conceded by Walace.

Substitution

Substitution, RB Leipzig. Yussuf Poulsen replaces Jean-Kévin Augustin.

Jean-Kévin Augustin (RB Leipzig) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Walace (Hamburger SV).

Attempt missed. Diego Demme (RB Leipzig) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Marcel Sabitzer following a corner.

Corner, RB Leipzig. Conceded by Dennis Diekmeier.

Goal!

Goal! Hamburger SV 0, RB Leipzig 2. Timo Werner (RB Leipzig) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kevin Kampl following a fast break.

Attempt saved. Sven Schipplock (Hamburger SV) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Hamburger SV. Sven Schipplock replaces Albin Ekdal.

Corner, Hamburger SV. Conceded by Kevin Kampl.

Kevin Kampl (RB Leipzig) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by André Hahn (Hamburger SV).

Attempt missed. Timo Werner (RB Leipzig) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Kevin Kampl following a corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Hamburger SV. Gotoku Sakai replaces Rick van Drongelen because of an injury.

Corner, RB Leipzig. Conceded by Kyriakos Papadopoulos.

Attempt blocked. Marcel Sabitzer (RB Leipzig) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Naby Keita.

Substitution

Substitution, RB Leipzig. Kevin Kampl replaces Bruma.

Offside, Hamburger SV. Bobby Wood tries a through ball, but Gian-Luca Waldschmidt is caught offside.

Goal!

Goal! Hamburger SV 0, RB Leipzig 1. Naby Keita (RB Leipzig) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Marcel Sabitzer following a set piece situation.

Diego Demme (RB Leipzig) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gian-Luca Waldschmidt (Hamburger SV).

Foul by Jean-Kévin Augustin (RB Leipzig).

Dennis Diekmeier (Hamburger SV) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Bruma (RB Leipzig) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Diego Demme.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Friday 8th September 2017

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1B Dortmund22005056
2Bayern Munich22005146
3RB Leipzig32016336
4Hannover22002026
5Hamburg32014316
6Hoffenheim21103214
6B Mgladbach21103214
8Schalke21012113
9Hertha Berlin21012203
10Stuttgart210112-13
11Wolfsburg210113-23
12Augsburg201123-11
13Frankfurt201101-11
14B Leverkusen201135-21
15Freiburg201114-31
16Mainz200202-20
17Köln200214-30
18Werder Bremen200203-30
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