Hertha made the numerical advantage count as Matheus Cunha was brought down in the box by Ademola Lookman, allowing Krzysztof Piatek to equalise eight minutes from time.

RB Leipzig missed the chance to secure second position in the Bundesliga after they were held to a 2-2 draw at home by Hertha Berlin.

Marko Grujic put Hertha ahead in the ninth minute of the thrilling encounter.

The hosts rallied back and got the equaliser in the 24th minute through Lukas Klostermann.

Leipzig defender Marcel Halstenberg was sent off for two bookable offences midway through the second half.


Leipzig took the lead for the first time in the game when Patrick Schick fired home in the 68th minute following a howler from Hertha goalkeeper Rune Jarstein.

Hertha made the numerical advantage count as Matheus Cunha was brought down in the box by Ademola Lookman, allowing Krzysztof Piatek to equalise eight minutes from time.

Leipzig remain third in the table, while Hertha stay 11th after extending their unbeaten run to five games.

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