Before strong rival Atletico Madrid in the Champions League quarterfinals, RB Leipzig made a full match and enjoyed heroic fruits thanks to reasonable tactical fighting spirit and tenacious. Hallmark tactics of coach Julian Nagelsmann is very bold, and it showed in the opening goal of midfielder Daniel Olmo.
Headed goal by Olmo
Though faced with style tiki-TACA Barca in La Liga, but Atletico unexpectedly that they had conceded the ball after a goal very similar style before RB Leipzig 50 minutes.
In this shadow phase, midfielder Dayot Upamecano knob pass midfield bar to join the rotation ball teammate. According to statistics from Opta, all 10 players of the German team has touched the ball, with 100% of the cross section is performed inside the field Atletico.
Uncertainty of RB Leipzig shadow phase has been prepared very carefully. The ball was originally circulated largely in midfield and the area on the left, but the decisive moment, the ball suddenly be put into the right to Marcel Sabitzer flip into favorable help Olmo Headed devilish beat Jan Oblak , opened the scoring in the match.
18 pass led to opening goal of RB Leipzig
Olmo individuals are having a great season and RB Leipzig. 5 most recent appearances in the Champions League, the Spanish stars have contributed 4 goals (3 times up, 1 time tectonics).
Despite Atletico equalized after 71 minutes 11m kick Joao Felix's success, but RB Leipzig has launched for the fatal blow knocking the opponent when the game was 2 minutes with goals from Tyler Adams American players. He was also the first American player to score in the Champions League knock-out series, starting from the quarterfinals onwards. That was Adams' first goal for the team Germany after 28 appearances.
Another star of RB Leipzig are also highly valued media after victory over Atletico midfielder Upamecano. In addition to making Diego Costa "silent", Upamecano also contribute greatly to the attack to be one of the players have many angles the most (99), and the player with more shots on target most (2).