Today “RB Leipzig” in 27-m round of the championship Germany away crushed “Mainz” – 5:0. A hat-trick as the match of the first circle (then “RB Leipzig” has won 8:0) issued by the leader of the “Bulls” Timo Werner.
Therefore, Werner has established a historic achievement. He became the first player in the 21st century who managed to make a hat-trick in both matches of the season in the Bundesliga against the same opponent.
Previous who managed to do similar was the ex-striker Leverkusen’s Ulf Kirsten. In the 1998/1999 season he suffered from Borussia Monchengladbach.
Also Verner already has set a personal record for the season in the Bundesliga – 24 goals. Previously, his best achievement was 21st goal of the season 2016/2017.