RB Leipzig has reached the quarter-finals of the DFB Cup. The defending champion wins 3-1 (2-0) against TSG Hoffenheim. Timo Werner makes the decision with his goal. The game in the ticker to read.

DFB Cup, Round of 16

RB Leipzig – 1899 Hoffenheim

01.02.2023 | 6:00 p.m

The most important thing in brief: Defending champion RB Leipzig has reached the quarter-finals in the DFB Cup. The Saxons won the round of 16 between two Bundesliga clubs on Wednesday against TSG 1899 Hoffenheim 3-1 (2-0). The goals for RB in front of 34,822 spectators were scored by Emil Forsberg (8th minute), Konrad Laimer (41st) and Timo Werner (84th). TSG newcomer Kasper Dolberg (76th) scored the 1:2 from the visitors’ point of view.

While Leipzig will remain unbeaten in 2023, Hoffenheim are still waiting for their first win. The quarter-finals in the DFB Cup will be drawn on February 19.

Defending champion RB Leipzig wants to move into the quarter-finals of the DFB Cup against TSG Hoffenheim, who have not won this year. However, in the final of the transfer phase, the opposition strengthened again and signed two experienced players in midfielder Thomas Delaney and defender John Anthony Brooks. RB coach Marco Rose will give some players a break on Wednesday (6 p.m. / Sky).

“TSG is not in a perfect situation, but that makes an opponent dangerous,” warned Rose. In the 2018 cup, Leipzig met Hoffenheim in the second round, won 2-0 and made it to the final

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