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.
Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund travel east to face RB Leipzig on Saturday. It will be just the sixth clash between the clubs but already a strong antipathy has developed. DW takes a look at the how, when and why.
A banner criticizing UEFA for allowing two Red Bull franchises to compete in the Europa League was displayed ahead of kickoff between RB Salzburg and RB Leipzig. Hardcore Bayern Munich supporters were behind the stunt.