Tag: Julian Nagelsmann

Tactical analysis RB Leipzig Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 Champions League

José Mourinho switched to a somewhat surprising 3-4-3 formation for this Champions League return match. The switch appeared to bring Tottenham Hotspur slightly more joy, without surrendering the numerical advantage in wide buildup to RB Leipzig. However, the severely lacking cohesion in Spurs’ attacks – especially compared to Leipzig – made a telling difference. Tactical […]

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Tactical analysis Tottenham Hotspur RB Leipzig 0-1 Champions League

A classic high octane Leipzig performance proved far too much for a pinned-back Mourinho side. Superior ball retention and a general ease of passage through Spurs’ shape were decisive in creating key openings. The questions posed by the hosts as the game went on lacked any sort of conviction, subsequently affording the visitors an easy […]

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Tactical analysis RasenballSport Leipzig Borussia Mönchengladbach 2-2 Bundesliga

An exhilarating game at the Red Bull Arena ended with a 2-2 scoreline as Julian Nagelsmann’s Leipzig managed to overturn a two-goal deficit to secure a draw against Marco Rose’s Borussia Mönchengladbach. The turning point came when Gladbach striker Alassane Pléa was dismissed after two yellow cards for dissent in quick succession midway through the […]

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Tactical analysis Borussia Dortmund RB Leipzig 3-3 Bundesliga

A slightly slacking Leipzig setup from Julian Nagelsmann looked to be on the brink of defeat were it not for an incomprehensible series of events for Dortmund that were minorly influenced by Leipzig’s change of pace. Tactical analysis and match report by Peter M. It would seem that Lucien Favre’s decision to desert his well-known […]

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