RB Leipzig shakes, but ultimately wins at SC Paderborn. Julian Nagelsmann’s team, despite fatigue, is in a striking shape.
At the end of a strong week, including two tremors, Julian Nagelsmann gave his team 48 hours without football.” The boys get two days off to get some distance,”said RB Leipzig’s coach after the arduous 3:2 (3:0) at SC Paderborn. The fourth league team in the series had almost completely exhausted the energy reserves of the Saxons.
The winter break the RB coach wishes to arrive “not yet” in view of the brisk shape of his team. On Wednesday the late comeback against Benfica Lisbon (2:2) and the associated eight-final ticket in the Champions League, on Saturday now the successful force attack in East-West falen –the Nagelsmann team is currently delivering results.
“We are very satisfied with the block on the whole,” said Sports Director Markus Kruske. From the past seven mandatory games RB won six victories and an undecided one. The legendary offensive rate: 29 Gates. In the remaining league apartheid at home against Hoffenheim, RB now wants to cement its position in the top field of the Bundesliga.
Schick is taking advantage of his starter-elf chance
Nagelsmann is also hoping for the return of some of the beaten players. Captains Willi Orban, Kevin Kampl and Ibrahima Konate are definitely out for the rest of the round. Peter Gulacsi, who was missing from Paderborn because of his skull fracture, As Emil Forsberg (muscular problems) or Yussuf Poulsen (adductor problems) is likely to play a role again soon.
In East-West phalia, the tense staffing situation in summer new access brought Patrick Schick the chance to his starter bonnet and he immediately took advantage of it. No three minutes had been played when the Czech, with a clever spin in the SCP penalty area, was able to get out several opponents at once and achieved the lead (3). The 23-year-old had come to Leihbasis from AS Rom e in the summer and had caught a difficult start in Leipzig with joint problems.
Marcel Sabitzer (4.) made the Leipzig lightning start perfect, top goalkeeper Timo Werner provided 13.253 spectators with his 13. Seasonal meeting on 13th. Game day for the supposed pre-decision.
Break in performance in the second pass quickly chopped off
Because Paderborn, in the first section, clearly inferior in the contests, but after the break proved character strength, The game was narrowed once again after encounters of the reinforced goalkeeper Streli Mamba (62.) and Captain Klaus Gjasula (73.) but the happy ending for the final light (five points) remained out.
“We made it more exciting than we should have done,” said Krueger, who had moved to Leipzig in the summer as sports director of East-West phalia. The second half-time is a bit normal after the stresses of the past few weeks.”For Nagelsmann, too, in view of the strenuous week with three games in eight days, it was a”physical issue that we could no longer put so much pressure on”.
And so the break in performance without consequences was quickly cut off.” We’re just really good at it and have a lot of confidence,”said RB Captain Diego Demme. Steffen Baumgart also had to acknowledge this. Leipzig,”said the Paderborn coach,”is with the most constant team currently playing the most beautiful football.”