RB Leipzig 0 Ingolstadt 0: Stalemate leaves Bayern on the brink of glory

Bayern Munich is on the brink of the Bundesliga title after nearest rival RB Leipzig was held by lowly Ingolstadt at Red Bull Arena.

RB Leipzig forward Yussuf Poulsen   -  Bongarts

RB Leipzig left the door open for Bayern Munich to clinch the Bundesliga title against Wolfsburg later on Saturday after stumbling to a goalless draw against struggling Ingolstadt, who finished the match with 10 men.

Ralph Hasenhuttl's men knew only a win at the Red Bull Arena would guarantee it remained in the hunt for a further week, and Leipzig is now relying on Bayern failing to win to ensure its slim hopes remain intact.

Yussuf Poulsen and Davie Selke were guilty of missing great chances for Leipzig, and its misery was compounded by a second-half injury to talisman Timo Werner.

The result leaves Leipzig seven points adrift of Bayern, who have four games to play compared to Lepizig's three, while Ingolstadt - who had Alfredo Morales sent off four minutes from time - remain second from bottom.

Leipzig made a bright start and Poulsen turned sharply in the area before testing Martin Hansen with a well-struck shot.

Ingolstadt enjoyed a spell of their own, but Werner saw a cross almost deflect in before the same man stabbed wide from Bernardo's cross.

The host wasted its best chance in the 52nd minute, though, when Poulsen raced onto Naby Keita's brilliant throughball, only to curl wide when one-on-one with Hansen. 

Another great chance came and went as Bernardo's left-wing cross was side-footed wide on the volley by Selke and, despite Morales receiving his marching orders for a second bookable offence, Leipzig failed to find a winner and its destiny is now out of its hands.

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