As the political parties campaign for votes ahead of this weekend's election in the state of Saxony, Bundesliga club RB Leipzig is promoting a message of its own.
Back-to-back defeats against Schalke and Lyon have left their mark on RB Leipzig’s aspiring side. Talk of a 'crisis' is premature though, and Julian Nagelsmann’s men will be keen to prove it against Bayer Leverkusen.
The Bundesliga action returned with a bang. Bayern Munich conceded in the first and last minute, while Borussia Dortmund managed to break their form of conceding late. There are currently two points between the top nine.
The Bundesliga side is promoting diversity ahead of the Saxony elections. But its previous approach towards fans who publicly oppose discrimination, as well as the views held by Red Bull’s CEO, raise questions.
On October 9, 1989, over 70,000 people gathered in Leipzig calling for freedom and democracy — and security forces did not intervene. DW spoke to participants in the demonstration that led to the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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