- Kevin Volland (64')
- Xavi Simons (51')
- Benjamin Sesko (85', 87')
RB Leipzig struck three times in a strong second-half performance to ease past 10-man Union Berlin 3-0 on Sunday and snap their opponents' club record unbeaten run at home.
It was Union's first home loss after 24 league matches without defeat at the Alte Foersterei stadium against a side that will also compete in this season's Champions League group stage.
In a low key first half both clubs had a chance apiece but it was not until the 51st minute that one side broke the deadlock with Simons finding enough space on the edge of the box to fire an unstoppable shot into the top corner.
With Union out to find an equaliser it was only a matter of time before Leipzig scored again and they did with Slovenian Sesko breaking clear to latch onto a superb Simons pass in the 85th.
He headed in their third goal two minutes later to complete the win that lifted Leipzig to six points.
- Daniel Schlager
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