RasenBallsport (RB) Leipzig are the youngest club in the Bundesliga, having only been founded in 2009 and are the first team in the top flight based in the east since 2009.
RB Leipzig have become a figurehead for a talking point in modern football as financial investors begin to play a bigger role in football. Red Bull have helped Leipzig fly up the table, and with former Ingolstadt head coach Ralph Hasenhüttl now in charge, much is expected of the club in their debut Bundesliga season. Ralf Rangnick, in the dugout last season, is the brains behind the club's revolution.
Alexander Sorloth's late winner capped a stirring RB Leipzig comeback that keeps them in touch with Bayern Munich. But the loss for Gladbach heaps pressure on coach Marco Rose, who has announced he will leave the club.
World champions Bayern lost in Frankfurt, allowing RB Leipzig to close the gap. Elsewhere, a virtuoso performance by Erling Haaland in the Ruhr Derby put Schalke in big trouble while Gladbach also capped a bad week.
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane punished RB Leipzig for two costly errors to take control of their Champions League last 16 tie. The sides meet again at Anfield on March 10, but Leipzig have a mountain to climb.
RB Leipzig meet Liverpool in a much-anticipated Champions League game between two of Germany’s most prominent coaches. Julian Nagelsmann sees an opportunity for Leipzig, but rejects the idea that Liverpool are in crisis.
RB Leipzig's Champions League game against Liverpool on February 16 will be played in Budapest, as will Borussia Mönchengladbach's match with Manchester City on February 24. Germany is restricting travel from Britain.
Hungarian football is on the up. The national team has qualified for Euro 2020 and has a new up-and-coming star in RB Leipzig winger Dominik Szoboszlai. But in the country's football structures, cronyism is universal.
RB Leipzig and Borussia Mönchengladbach are both through to the last eight of the German Cup. However, Bundesliga team Cologne surrendered a two-goal lead and lost on penalties to second-tier Jahn Regensburg.
Bayern Munich have opened up a commanding lead at the top of the Bundesliga after RB Leipzig, Leverkusen and Dortmund all lost. The Bavarians are not at their best, but the chasing pack is too inconsistent to challenge.
It was a Bundesliga weekend that saw more draws than expected, an unsavory incident in the capital and Bayern cashing in on the poor results of all their challengers. Catch up on the latest from the Bundesliga here.
Matchday 15 started in the most dramatic fashion with Bayern Munich surrending a two-goal lead. RB Leipzig had the chance to take advantage but had to overcome Borussia Dortmund. Read the latest from the Bundesliga.
Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho once again came to the fore as Borussia Dortmund delivered an impressive second-half display to beat RB Leipzig. The pair's clinical displays highlighted RB's lack of a real goalscorer.