Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund narrowly beat RB Leipzig 1-0 courtesy of Axel Witsel's first half winner, to protect their six point lead over champions Bayern Munich at the restart of the German top flight following the winter break.
Dortmund were missing in-form captain Marco Reus, who suffered a ligament injury in training on Friday.
But they still managed to earn their eighth win in their last nine league matches, also thanks to Roman Burki's string of fine saves.
RB Leipzig midfielder Tyler Adams is hoping for a dream debut against his fellow United States international Christian Pulisic as the club host Borussia Dortmund when the Bundesliga resumes after its winter break this weekend.
Adams, 19, is the latest United States youngster to try and make his mark in Germany, having joined RB Leipzig from New York Red Bulls this winter, and is hoping to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Pulisic, Schalke's Weston McKennie and Bremen attacker Josh Sargent.
The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is open again. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media and setting our correspondents loose to see who could be heading to/out of your club this month.
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United States international Tyler Adams has the perfect platform for a "successful European career," RB Leipzig assistant manager Jesse Marsch has told ESPN FC.
Adams, 18, begins training with Leipzig on Friday after moving to the club from New York Red Bulls and is one of two Major League Soccer players to have moved to the Bundesliga this winter, along with Canada international Alphonso Davies who signed for Bayern Munich.
Having arrived in Leipzig on Wednesday, Adams returns to the club he trained...
The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs might be closed, but they are still working tirelessly behind the scenes to line up the arrival of their next star. Transfer Talk has been scouring the world's media to see who could be heading to your club when Jan. 1 arrives.
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