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.
RB Leipzig poured cold water all over Union Berlin's big day in the Bundesliga, routing the newcomers 4-0. The meeting of two very different clubs shined a light on the future of the Bundesliga and German football.
A plan to allow referees to issue yellow and red cards to coaches in the Bundesliga has been met with criticism from the coaching fraternity. It remains unclear whether coaches could face bans after three yellow cards.
Supporters of newly-promoted Bundesliga side Paderborn have threatened to take drastic action at games next season if a planned cooperation with RB Leipzig goes ahead. The club insists the deal is nothing to worry about.