RB Leipzig dashed Bayern Munich’s hopes of wrapping up Bundesliga title on Sunday with three games to spare when goals from Amadou Haidara and Emil Forsberg eased it to a 2-0 win over 10-man VfB Stuttgart.
Second-placed Leipzig snapped a two-match winless run in the league to keep alive the title race as it cut the gap with leader Bayern, beaten 2-1 on Saturday by Mainz 05, to seven points.
Haidara’s darting header a minute after the restart put Leipzig in front and Forsberg’s well-taken 67th minute penalty put an end to any hopes of a comeback by the visitor, which has now lost five of its last six matches.
Stuttgart was reduced to 10 men when Naouirou Ahamada was dismissed in the 14th minute with a straight red card for a foul on Haidara. It was the quickest sending off Stuttgart had ever suffered in the…