Stuttgart 1-1 Leipzig: The Reds claim a good point against The Red Bulls

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The first match of the new Bundesliga season between Stuttgart and Leipzig ended on a draw. Today’s result, leave both teams on 1 point and sitting in 9th and 10th positions respectively, after their first match.

Leipzig started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, when Christopher Nkunku gave The Red Bulls the lead, at 8 minutes. However, their celebrations were kept brief, as Naouirou Ahamada equalised for The Reds, 31 minutes in, which brought Pellegrino Matarazzo’s squad level at 1-1 at the half time break Both teams unable to deliver anything further, the score remained at 1-1 at full time.

Substitutions for Stuttgart included Darko Churlinov, Clinton Mola, Enzo Millot, Juan Jose Perea and Atakan Karazor for Sasa Kalajdzic, Tiago Tomas, Chris Fuhrich, Silas Wamangituka and Naouirou Ahamada, repectively. Leipzig brought on Dominik Szoboszlai, Mohamed Simakan, Alexander Sorloth, Emil Forsberg and Josko Gvardiol for Kevin Kampl, Hugo Novoa, Andre Silva, Dani Olmo and Marcel Halstenberg.

There were bookings for Silas Wamangituka and Clinton Mola from Stuttgart, and Alexander Sorloth, for Leipzig.

In the second round of action in the Bundesliga Stuttgart will travel to play Werder Bremen and Leipzig will play FC Köln at home.

Technical card:
Stuttgart:Florian Muller, Konstantinos Mavropanos, Waldemar Anton, Hiroki Ito, Josha Vagnoman, Naouirou Ahamada (Atakan Karazor, min.90), Chris Fuhrich (Enzo Millot, min.77), Wataru Endo, Silas Wamangituka (Juan Jose Perea, min.90), Sasa Kalajdzic (Darko Churlinov, min.64) and Tiago Tomas (Clinton Mola, min.76)
RB Leipzig:Peter Gulacsi, Marcel Halstenberg (Josko Gvardiol, min.85), Willi Orban, Lukas Klostermann, Hugo Novoa (Mohamed Simakan, min.81), Benjamin Henrichs, Kevin Kampl (Dominik Szoboszlai, min.59), David Raum, Dani Olmo (Emil Forsberg, min.85), Christopher Nkunku and Andre Silva (Alexander Sorloth, min.85)
Stadium:the Mercedes Benz Arena
Goals:Christopher Nkunku (0-1, min. 8) and Naouirou Ahamada (1-1, min. 31)