Tag: Julian Nagelsmann

In a game that did not fail to entertain, Wolfsburg started strong and hurt a sloppy Leipzig in transition on multiple occasions. However, momentum shifted as the game wore on with the back-and-forth nature dissipating as Wolfsburg shelled up against Leipzig’s control. The hosts eventually clawed their way back to grab a point in Julian […]

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RB Leipzig Borussia Dortmund 1-4 DFB Pokal Final

Borussia Dortmund seemed to take the final of the DfB-Pokal as an invitation to demonstrate the power of counterattacks, as they eviscerated Julian Nagelsmann’s RB Leipzig in a spellbinding first half. While the Leipzig players looked to manipulate Dortmund with their combinations, Dortmund decided to punch a hole through the middle against the Leipzig high […]

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Fluid attacking patterns and stellar defensive intensity saw Borussia Dortmund gain the early advantage, with RB Leipzig forced to account for the movement of the home side’s front four. Second half tweaks gave Julian Nagelsmann’s side a foothold in the game, but Jadon Sancho’s brace in the absence of Erling Haaland allowed Dortmund to inch […]

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A stalemate in regular time produced a goal-laden period of extra time, as Werder Bremen’s defensive approach could not withstand RB Leipzig’s relentless assault. With Emil Forsberg’s late, late goal, Leipzig take a big step towards the kind of success they have long coveted, with only ninety minutes against Borussia Dortmund standing between the club […]

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The meeting of two of the Bundesliga’s most tactically interesting sides resulted in a draw, with similar ideas having a neutralizing effect in the absence of superior personnel. Eintracht Frankfurt’s uneven run continues with this draw, while Leipzig missed out on an opportunity to draw to within two points of league leaders Bayern Munich. Tactical […]

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The overarching storyline involving Julian Nagelsmann and Jürgen Klopp aside, this was a game made for the tactically-minded football fan. While goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané sealed a morale-boosting win for the Merseyside club, it was in fact the details of how the teams exploited the other teams’ weaknesses that resulted in a […]

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A tactically interesting first half gave way to a second half goal fest in this hotly anticipated topspiel. While RB Leipzig were able to control Dortmund for much of the first half, they were undone in the second by the away side’s excellent – and intuitive – combination play. Tactical analysis and match report by Manasvin […]

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