Timo Werner (c.) was outstanding in Leipzig's win against Hoffenheim.
Timo Werner (c.) was outstanding in Leipzig's win against Hoffenheim.

#BLMVP Matchday 18 candidate: Timo Werner

Under the watching eyes of Germany coach Joachim Löw, RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner delivered his case for a maiden international call-up in emphatic style by inspiring the Easterners to a 2-1 triumph against TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on Matchday 18.

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After RB had gone a goal down on home turf for the first time ever in the Bundesliga, Werner led the response, scoring shortly before half-time in his customary, poacher fashion to level proceedings. The 20-year-old was influential in the second half as his side mounted wave after wave of attack, before Marcel Sabitzer's late strike secured all three points for Ralph Hasenhüttl's side.

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Top Facts - Timo Werner

    Werner's six shots were twice as many as anyone else on the field at the Red Bull Arena.The former VfB Stuttgart forward is now the top-scoring German in this season's Bundesliga, with 11 goals to his name. Werner's 32 sprints were more than anyone else on the field.

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