Eintracht Frankfurt 1, RB Leipzig 1. Emil Forsberg RB Leipzig converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the centre of the goal.
Penalty conceded by Filip Kostic Eintracht Frankfurt with a hand ball in the penalty area. Yussuf Poulsen RB Leipzig wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Hand ball by Filip Kostic Eintracht Frankfurt. Timo Werner RB Leipzig header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left.
Assisted by Konrad Laimer with a cross. Mijat Gacinovic Eintracht Frankfurt wins a free kick in the attacking half. Marcel Sabitzer RB Leipzig wins a free kick on the right wing.
Gelson Fernandes Eintracht Frankfurt right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Luka Jovic Eintracht Frankfurt left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Assisted by Danny da Costa with a headed pass. Eintracht Frankfurt 1, RB Leipzig 0. Gelson Fernandes Eintracht Frankfurt left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal.
Assisted by Luka Jovic with a cross. Conceded by Konrad Laimer. Emil Forsberg RB Leipzig wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Timo Werner RB Leipzig right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Emil Forsberg.
Filip Kostic tries a through ball, but Luka Jovic is caught offside. Conceded by Dayotchanculle Upamecano. Kevin Kampl tries a through ball, but Timo Werner is caught offside.
Willi Orban tries a through ball, but Timo Werner is caught offside. Dayotchanculle Upamecano RB Leipzig header from the centre of the box misses to the left.
Assisted by Kevin Kampl with a cross following a corner. Diego Demme RB Leipzig wins a free kick on the right wing. Assisted by Luka Jovic with a headed pass.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up. Frankfurt 1 G Fernandes RB Leipzig 1 E Forsberg 53 pen. Live commentary Last Updated: Due to the close proximity of many of the buildings hit, a firestorm occurred.
This prompted firefighters to rush to the city; however, the storm was too overwhelming for them. Unlike its neighbouring city of Dresden , this was a largely conventional bombing with high explosives rather than incendiaries.
The resultant pattern of loss was a patchwork, rather than wholesale loss of its centre, but was nevertheless extensive.
The Allied ground advance into Germany reached Leipzig in late April The United States turned the city over to the Red Army as it pulled back from the line of contact with Soviet forces in July to the designated occupation zone boundaries.
At this time, trade fairs were held at a site in the south of the city, near the Monument to the Battle of the Nations.
In October , after prayers for peace at St. Nicholas Church , established in as part of the peace movement, the Monday demonstrations started as the most prominent mass protest against the East German government.
Nowadays, Leipzig is an important economic center in Germany. Since the s, the city has been celebrated by the media as a hip urban center with a very high quality of living.
After ten years of construction, the Leipzig City Tunnel opened on 14 December The site is characterized by swampy areas such as the Leipzig Riverside Forest , though there are also some limestone areas to the north of the city.
The landscape is mostly flat though there is also some evidence of moraine and drumlins. Although there are some forest parks within the city limits, the area surrounding Leipzig is relatively unforested.
During the 20th century, there were several open-cast mines in the region, many of which are being converted to use as lakes.
Leipzig was a walled city in the Middle Ages and the current "ring" road around the historic centre of the city follows the line of the old city walls.
Since Leipzig has been divided administratively into ten districts, which in turn contain a total of 63 subdistricts.
Some of these correspond to outlying villages which have been annexed by Leipzig. Precipitation in winter is about half that of the summer. The amount of sunshine is very different between winter and summer, with an average of around 51 hours of sunshine in December 1.
Leipzig has a population of about , In the population reached its historical peak of over , It decreased steadily from until to about , In the s the population decreased rather rapidly to , in This reduction was mostly due to outward migration and suburbanization.
After almost doubling the city area by incorporation of surrounding towns in , the number stabilized and started to rise again with an increase of 1, in In recent years inward migration accelerated, reaching an increase of 12, in In the years following German reunification many people of working age took the opportunity to move to the states of the former West Germany to seek work.
This was a contributory factor to falling birth rates. Births dropped from 7, in to less than 3, in In it reached 5, newborns resulting in a RNI of The unemployment rate decreased from The percentage of the population with an immigrant background is low compared with other German cities.
As of [update] , only 5. The number of people with an immigrant background immigrants and their children grew from 49, in to 77, in , making them The largest minorities first and second generation in Leipzig by country of origin in are: The historic central area of Leipzig features a Renaissance-style ensemble of buildings from the 16th century, including the old city hall in the market place.
There are also several baroque period trading houses and former residences of rich merchants. The new city hall , completed in , is built in the same style.
Some 64, apartments in Leipzig were built in Plattenbau buildings during the Communist rule in East Germany. After some debate, the city decided to establish a new, mainly secular building at the same location, called Paulinum , which was completed in Its architecture alludes to the look of the former church and it includes space for religious use by the faculty of theology, including the original altar from the old church and two newly built organs.
Many commercial buildings were built in the s as a result of tax breaks after German reunification. With metres feet , the City-Hochhaus Leipzig is the tallest high-rise building in Leipzig.
This is a show devoted to the father of the New Leipzig School   of artists. According to The New York Times ,  this scene "has been the toast of the contemporary art world" for the past decade.
In addition, there are eleven galleries in the so-called Spinnerei. The university also runs the Museum of Antiquities. Thomas Church on the third floor of the former GDR processing centre.
Federal Administrative Court of Germany. Propsteikirche in May , New Town Hall in the background. Leipzig is well known for its large parks.
The Leipziger Auwald riparian forest lies mostly within the city limits. Neuseenland is an area south of Leipzig where old open-cast mines are being converted into a huge lake district.
It is planned to be finished in Thomas Church Choir , at the St. Thomas Church , the St. Nicholas Church and the Paulinerkirche , the university church of Leipzig destroyed in Mahler also completed his own 1st Symphony while living in Leipzig.
Today the conservatory is the University of Music and Theatre Leipzig. The drama departments teach acting and scriptwriting.
The Bach-Archiv Leipzig , an institution for the documentation and research of the life and work of Bach and also of the Bach family , was founded in Leipzig in by Werner Neumann.
The competition is now held every two years in three changing categories. The Bach-Archiv also organizes performances, especially the international festival Bachfest Leipzig de and runs the Bach-Museum.
For over 60 years Leipzig has been offering a "school concert"  programme for children in Germany, with over concerts every year in venues such as the Gewandhaus and over 40, children attending.
As for contemporary music, Leipzig is known for its independent music scene and subcultural events. The city of Leipzig is also the birthplace of Till Lindemann , best known as the lead vocalist of Rammstein , a band formed in View over Augustusplatz with the Gewandhaus.
Moritzbastei is the largest student club in Germany and is famous for its atmosphere and large number of cultural and music events.
Monument of Johann Sebastian Bach. More than sport clubs in the city represent 78 different disciplines. Over athletic facilities are available to citizens and club members.
The city was the venue for the FIFA World Cup draw, and hosted four first-round matches and one match in the round of 16 in the central stadium. VfB Leipzig, now 1.
FC Lokomotive Leipzig , won the first national Association football championship in The club was reformed as 1.
The newly founded RB Leipzig declared the intention to come up through the ranks of German football to bring Bundesliga football back to the region.
Bundesliga season as runners-up. The club began play in the season. Since the beginning of the 20th century Ice hockey gained popularity and several local clubs established departments dedicated to that sport.
They finally promoted to Handball-Bundesliga as champions of 2. Bundesliga in —15 season. They play in the Arena Leipzig witch have a capacity of 6, spectators in HBL games but can take up to 7, spectators for handball in maximum capacity.
The team was however relegated to the third tier league in due to failing to achieve the economic standard demanded by the league licence.
Leipzig also hosted the Fencing World Cup in and hosts a number of international competitions in a variety of sports each year.
Leipzig made a bid to host the Summer Olympic Games. The bid did not make the shortlist after the International Olympic Committee pared the bids down to 5.
Markkleeberger See is a new lake next to Markkleeberg , a suburb on the south side of Leipzig. A former open-pit coal mine, it was flooded in with groundwater and developed in as a tourist area.
Leipzig Rugby Club competes in the German Rugby Bundesliga but finished at the bottom of their group in The philosopher and mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was born in Leipzig in , and attended the university from to Other former staff of faculty include mineralogist Georg Agricola , writer Gotthold Ephraim Lessing , philosopher Ernst Bloch , eccentric founder of psychophysics Gustav Theodor Fechner , and psychologist Wilhelm Wundt.
After its closure in the institute was refounded in with new teachers. The school also houses an Institute for Theory.
The University of Music and Theatre offers a broad range of subjects ranging from training in orchestral instruments, voice, interpretation, coaching, piano chamber music, orchestral conducting, choir conducting and musical composition to acting and scriptwriting.
The Leipzig University of Applied Sciences HTWK  has approximately 6, students as of [update] and is as of [update] the second biggest institution of higher education in Leipzig.
It was founded in , merging several older schools. As a university of applied sciences German: Fachhochschule its status is slightly below that of a university, with more emphasis on the practical part of the education.
The HTWK offers many engineering courses, as well as courses in computer science, mathematics, business administration, librarianship, museum studies and social work.
It is mainly located in the south of the city. According to The Economist , HHL is one of the best schools in the world, rankend at number six overall.
Among the research institutes located in Leipzig, three belong to the Max Planck Society. Two more are Fraunhofer Society institutes. The city is a location for automobile manufacturing by BMW and Porsche in large plants north of the city.
Kirow Ardelt AG , the world market leader in breakdown cranes , is based in Leipzig. In addition, inside its larger metropolitan area, Leipzig has developed an important petrochemical center.
The University of Leipzig attracts millions of euros of investment yearly and is in the middle of a massive construction and refurbishment to celebrate its th anniversary.
Leipzig also benefits from world leading medical research Leipzig Heart Centre and a growing biotechnology industry. Many bars, restaurants and stores found in the downtown area are patronized by German and foreign tourists.
Leipzig Hauptbahnhof itself is the location of a shopping mall. In , Leipzig was included in the top 10 cities to visit by The New York Times ,  and ranked 39th globally out of cities for innovation in the 4th Innovation Cities Index published by Australian agency 2thinknow.
Porsche Diamond, the customer center building of Porsche Leipzig. Tourism in and around Leipzig plays a significant role, the photo shows the Markkleeberger See.
In a study, the Leipzig inner city ranks first of all large cities in Germany due to its urban aesthetics, gastronomy and shopping opportunities.
It has also the second-best future prospects of all cities in Germany, only surpassed by Munich. Founded at the crossing of Via Regia and Via Imperii , Leipzig has been a major interchange of inter-European traffic and commerce since medieval times.
After the Reunification of Germany , immense efforts to restore and expand the traffic network have been undertaken and left the city area with an excellent infrastructure.
Since , Leipzig has been connected to the A 9 and A 14 autobahns via the Schkeuditzer Kreuz Schkeuditz Cross interchange and several exits.
The A 38 completed the autobahn beltway around Leipzig in Like most German cities, Leipzig has a traffic layout designed to be bicycle-friendly.
There is an extensive cycle network. In most of the one-way central streets, cyclists are explicitly allowed to cycle both ways. A few cycle paths have been built or declared since Leipzig Hauptbahnhof , opened in , is at a junction of important north-to-south and west-to-east railway lines.
The former military airport near Altenburg , Thuringia called Leipzig-Altenburg Airport about a half-hour drive from Leipzig was served by Ryanair until In the first half of the 20th century, the construction of the Elster-Saale canal , White Elster and Saale was started in Leipzig in order to connect to the network of waterways.
The outbreak of the Second World War stopped most of the work, though some may have continued through the use of forced labor. The Lindenauer port was almost completed but not yet connected to the Elster-Saale and Karl-Heine canal respectively.
These waterways are suitable only for small leisure boat traffic. The city commissioned planning for a link between Karl Heine Canal and the disused Lindenauer port in Still more work was still scheduled to complete the Elster-Saale canal.
Such a move would allow small boats to reach the Elbe from Leipzig. The intended completion date has been postponed because of an unacceptable cost-benefit ratio.