Rasenballsport Leipzig traveled with a wide box to Manchester. The goal was three points. But the Saxons were fought cold several times and clearly lost. Two players in particular were disappointing.
An evening to forget for RB Leipzig. The Saxons got a lesson in the 0: 5 (0: 1) at Manchester United, the clever “Red Devils” used their chances freezing. “Flying home with a 5-0 win is a pack. We have worked hard and have to learn from it,” said Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann after the match at DAZN.
Replacements with consequences
The Leipzigers held their own for a long time, were still in the game until the final phase before the “Red Devils” scored four goals in the last fifteen minutes. “The result doesn’t feel good and reads more clearly than it was,” said Nagelsmann.
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The sport of grass has again and again encountered painful counterattacks or caused unnecessary loss of ball in the build-up of the game, which led to goals against. Manchester’s high pressure created a surprising number of problems for Leipzig.
The switches did not cause the U-turn. On the contrary: captain Marcel Sabitzer in particular had major problems after he left the bank.
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Good for Leipzig: the Saxons don’t have much time to think about the bitter defeat. On Saturday, Mönchengladbach is already about defending the top of the table in the Bundesliga.
The kick-off in Borussia-Park is at 6.30 pm. At Chillreport there is the game for free in the live ticker.