"Leipzig arrows through Madrid lines": Press comments on RBL defeat against Real
RB Leipzig are praised in the press for playing well, even in Spain. The press comments on the RBL defeat against Real Madrid.
Delivered especially in round one RB Leipzig made a courageous performance at the Bernabeu and could have taken the lead with a little more effectiveness. In the end, it was once again the rip-off and individual strength of the royal team that led to a 2-0 home win for the reigning Champions League winners. This is how the press reacted to the duel:
Press reviews from Germany
sports1: "Real wins late against RB Leipzig" - "RB Leipzig loses in the Champions League real Madrid. Coach Marco Rose's team remains without a point" - "The first half was completely in the hands of Leipzig. The Rose team started the game boldly and set pinpricks early on" - "Ancelotti's team seemed sluggish and hardly played in the first half"
table football: "Valverde and Asensio brilliant: Two strokes of genius are enough for Real Leipzig" - "Real went into the duel with the reigning German Cup winners with a lot of self-confidence - every competitive game this season has gone to the Madrilenians. But there was nothing to be seen of this strong form at first, Leipzig got off to a better start" - "Real still didn't find any solutions and didn't pose any problems for Leipzig" - "Real's individual quality strikes"
picture: "In the end, Real strikes ice cold: Leipzig shocked late" - "Bitter! rose suffers his first defeat as Leipzig coach against the undefeated defending champion" - "Nkunku alone misses the lead three times by a hair's breadth" - "The shaky defense stabilizes Rose with aggressive pressing. The Klopp buddy lets the classic RB system play again with lightning-fast switching"
sky: "Later double strike! Leipzig loses unluckily at Real" - "RB unlucky: Unnecessary defeat at Real Madrid" - "Despite a courageous performance, Leipzig missed a possible surprise win against the star ensemble of Real Madrid" - "Those under the new coach The trend reversal initiated by Marco Rose was nevertheless confirmed by Leipzig"
Leipziger Volkszeitung: "Strong performance, still zero points: RB Leipzig is defeated by Real 0: 2" - "They fight, run, play, have chances, stand up to the star ensemble Real Madrid. But they lose 0: 2 in the highly effective Champions League -Sieger" - "The Madrilenians don't see a country without Toni Kross, dynamism and ideas for a long time, then strike twice"
MDR: "RB Leipzig loses courageous performance at Real Madrid" - "RB Leipzig missed the big surprise at Real Madrid. The Leipzigers had their own great chances with the defending champion, but ended up losing the pitch. The decision for Real came late" - "Leipzig has in the Champions League lost a fighting and convincing performance at defending champions Real Madrid"
Press reviews from Spain
El País: "Valverde wakes up Real Madrid" - "The Uruguayan scored again, like on Sunday in La Liga, and decided a game in which his team had no pulse given the speed of Leipzig" - "As soon as the game woke up, played Vinicius missed a pass on Tchoaumeni, who came up to Forsberg.The Swede naturally accelerated and put the ball through to the even faster Nkunku, who was alone in front of Courtois, who in turn saved from the edge of the box.This was repeated, with some variations, with amazing persistence Wise. The Leipzig arrows cut through the Madrid lines like cutting through a block of jelly."
Mundo Deportivo: "Real Madrid struggled against RB Leipzig" - "The opponent from Leipzig made it very difficult for a bad Real Madrid, who only scored in the 80th minute" - "what[die Fans] saw was the worst game Ancelotti's team has played over 80 minutes this season" - "Leipzig overran Los Blancos, especially in a first half where Real Madrid failed to achieve anything"
mark: 'Madrid clinging to Valverde' - 'The Uruguayan ends a very difficult game with a magnificent goal that keeps the champions unbeaten against a strong Leipzig side' - 'Thibaut Courtois, who held the champions for more than an hour, was , as almost always, indispensable" - "Werner, on the other hand, was a nightmare when he dropped on the left flank between the central and full-back"
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