Yussuf Poulsen scored twice to help Leipzig go third in the Bundesliga with a 3-0 home win over Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday.

The Danish forward opened the scoring midway through the first half and sealed the win with five minutes remaining after Lukas Klostermann scored his first goal of the season in the 68th minute.

Leipzig's team celebrate after scoring their side's 2nd goal during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between RB Leipzig and Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Leipzig, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
Leipzig’s team celebrate after scoring their side’s 2nd goal during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between RB Leipzig and Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Leipzig, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

Leipzig stretched its unbeaten run in the league to 10 games and moved two points clear of defending champion Bayern Munich.

Leverkusen's Sven Bender, right, challenges for the ball against Leipzig's Lukas Klostermann, 2nd left, during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between RB Leipzig and Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Leipzig, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
Leverkusen’s Sven Bender, right, challenges for the ball against Leipzig’s Lukas Klostermann, 2nd left, during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between RB Leipzig and Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Leipzig, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

Bayern lost 3-2 at Borussia Dortmund on Saturday. Dortmund has a four-point lead over Borussia Moenchengladbach and is five points clear of Leipzig after 11 rounds of the league.

Leipzig's Lukas Klostermann, left, scores his side's 2nd goal besides Leverkusen's Julian Brandt, right, during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between RB Leipzig and Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Leipzig, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
Leipzig’s Lukas Klostermann, left, scores his side’s 2nd goal besides Leverkusen’s Julian Brandt, right, during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between RB Leipzig and Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Leipzig, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

Leverkusen’s latest loss puts the pressure back on coach Heiko Herrlich. His side has only one win from its last six Bundesliga games.

Eintracht Frankfurt was hosting Schalke later Sunday.

Source: The Associated Press

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