Leipzig is the largest city in Eastern Germany's state of Saxony, 160 kilometers southwest of Berlin. Leipzig boasts a renovated historical city center.
Leipzig played a significant role in instigating the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, through demonstrations which took place in and around St. Nicholas Church. This is a compilation of DW Content referring to Leipzig.
Second-placed RB Leipzig failed to take advantage of Bayern's slip yesterday, drawing 1-1 at Schalke, who were coming off the back of European exit. Earlier, Freiburg scored late on to beat Leverkusen 2-1.
Leipzig's dismantling of the team that beat them to the second division title last year is further proof of a divide both philosophical and economic. But both approaches are working, writes DW's Matt Pearson.