Last-gasp winner sends Leipzig into semi-finals

RB Leipzig players

RB Leipzig recovered from conceding a stoppage-time equaliser to score a winner in the last minute of extra time.

The effort helped them to beat Augsburg 2-1 on Tuesday to book their place in the German Cup semi-finals.

Marcel Halstenberg scored with a penalty kick in the 120th minute, after the game went to extra time thanks to Alfred Finnbogason’s equaliser with the game’s last kick after 90 minutes.

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Timo Werner had given the visitors the lead in the 74th minute with a well-placed shot from 18 metres after a quick break.

Earlier, second division club Hamburg SV reached the last four with a 2-0 win over Paderborn courtesy of Pierre-Michel Lasogga’s double strike.

Bayern Munich take on second tier Heidenheim on Wednesday while Schalke 04 host Werder Bremen in the other quarter-finals.