Highlights: Mainz 05 0-5 RB Leipzig

By on 24th May 2020

Timo Werner helped himself to a hat-trick as RB Leipzig returned to winning ways with a thumping 5-0 thrashing away to Mainz 05 on Sunday.

The German international opened the scoring after only 11 minutes as the visitors dominated from start to finish.

Yussuf Poulsen doubled Leipzig’s lead midway through the first half before Marcel Sabitzer produced a neat finish from Werner’s cut back to send Julian Nagelsmann’s side into the break with a convincing 3-0 lead.

Werner scored a hat-trick in the reverse fixture at the Red Bull Arena back in November when the hosts ran out emphatic 8-0 winners that day. And the 24-year-old was well on his way to repeating that three minutes after half-time when he made it 4-0.

The striker had numerous opportunities to bag his third, often firing narrowly wide, before he won the match ball 15 minutes from time with a cheeky lob over the onrushing Mainz 05 goalkeeper Florian Muller.

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