Leipzig continued their surprise season of the season as they progressed to the quarter-finals and challenged Atletico Madrid at Estadio Da Luz, Friday (14/8/2020) early morning WIB.
After a goalless draw in the first half, Leipzig took the lead through Dani Olmo at the start of the second half. Joao Felix’s penalty leveled the score 1-1 before Tyler Adam sealed Leipzig’s 2-1 win.
Leipzig was also able to qualify for the first time in the semifinals of European competitions in the team’s history. This performance confirmed Leipzig as a dark horse in this season’s Champions League.
From the group phase, RB Leipzig it’s already dangerous because it only lost once, namely 0-2 to Lyon, the rest of Leipzig won six wins and two draws. Seeing the extraordinary performance of Marcel Sabitzer et al, the public began to champion them to make phenomenal achievements, to win the Champions League.
Related to that, coach Julian Nagelsmann are reluctant to speculate further because they have to pass the Paris Saint-Germain battle first in the semifinals, the team that is the favorite to win. What is certain is that Leipzig will do their best to qualify for the final.
“I don’t want to talk about titles at all. But of course we want to reach the final,” Nagelsmann was quoted as saying by Sportskeeda.
“I think things like that are normal. If we can reach that round, we can only talk about other matters,” he continued.
“This team was able to get rid of Tottenham before and now Atletico. This is not about the duel between the coaches – not against Mourinho, not against Simeone, and also about facing Tuchel. This is a matter of team play and extraordinary players today.” Julian Nagelsmann, who handles RB Leipzig since last summer.
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