RB Leipzig move to the Champions League semi finals after win over Atletico Madrid

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UEFA champions league 2020 RB Leipzig vs Atlético Madrid highlights – RB Leipzig defeat Atletico Madrid 2-1 to proceed to the semifinals of the Champions League where they will face their counterparts, Paris Saint-Germain. The win was a result of the 88th-minute decider by United States International Tyler Adams who put the ball into the Spanish team’s net with his right footed shot from outside the box with just 2 minutes of normal time remaining in the game. The game was level with the scoreline being 1-1 when Tyler Adams broke the deadlock with his deflected shot. At the end of the match , Adams said that the feeling of winning was too surreal for him. And to face a world class team like PSG in the semifinals was both an honor and a challenge. They were ready to showcase their talent in the upcoming match. He said that being a young team, they are not fazed in those moments and just go out there and execute the game plan.uefa champions league 2020 rb leipzig vs atlético madrid highlights

RB Leipzig had opened the scoring with Dani Olmo’s 50th-minute goal which put the German side in the front. His header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner of the Spanish side’s goal helped his team open the scoring. He was assisted by Marcel Sabitzer with a cross. The game was tipping in the German side’s favour when João Félix who came off the bench, scored the penalty in the 71st minute to equalize the scoreline and make the game interesting.

UEFA champions league 2020 RB Leipzig vs Atlético Madrid highlights

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The game began with early attempts from Marcel Halstenberg and Yannick Carrasco but the both the team’s goalkeepers did well to keep out the shots. RB Leipzig did a lot of passing around the ball in the midfield to keep their opponents at bay. Kevin Kampl, left wing back Angelino and central defender Dayot Upamecano did a lot of efforts to keep the ball moving around the field. Had Leizig not sold their top striker Timo Werner to Chelsea in June, this team would have been absolutely dangerous. Even then they managed to find the goal 5 minutes into the second half. And the end result was in Leipzig’s favour.

UEFA champions league 2020 RB Leipzig vs Atlético Madrid highlights

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 The German side will now take on French Ligue 1 Champions PSG on Tuesday for the fight to win the ticket to the finals of the Champions League. It will be an exciting match to watch out for. PSG are a dominating side on paper with the likes of Neymar and Mbappe but Leipzig have enjoyed a great season so far and will not go down easily.

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