Manchester vs RB Leipzig Live: Champions League Team News and Tonight’s Latest Buildup

Guardiola: Manchester City still have a “drive” to beat UCL for the first time

Manchester city Welcome RB Leipzig Tonight, the host is aiming for a kick-off on 2021/22 to Etihad Stadium Champions League Following the grief of losing in Chelsea’s final last season, he launched a positive campaign.

Meanwhile, Leipzig reached the 16th round last year and suffered a total defeat to Liverpool with two legs. Founded in 2009, the German club has runner-up in the Bundesliga and Pokal, and last season was a painful approach, still pursuing the first trophy. Two years ago, Julian Nagelsmann led Leipzig to the Champions League semi-finals. Former RB Salzburg coach Jesse Marsch is in charge of the new campaign, which is the best effort of the tournament so far.

The city went great into tonight’s game, scoring 11 goals and admitting nothing on the way to three wins in the last three games. Leipzig, on the other hand, has not started the season impressively, with three defeats and one victory in the Bundesliga so far. To successfully navigate the difficult Group A in the Champions League, the pool that Paris Saint-Germain and Club Brugge conclude, you need to improve your performance.

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Pep Guardiola speaks to BT Sport ahead of Manchester City vs. RB Leipzig.

[On what to expect from tonight’s visitors]: “Strength, transition. They are aggressive and need to use the ball well tonight.

“start [to the Champions League] It’s very important. On the group stage, it’s very difficult to play at a distance, so a game at home is a win. “

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Jamie BladewoodSeptember 15, 2021 19:49


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We have to go back three years before Manchester City lost a group stage match at home in the Champions League.

Guardiola’s team lost to Lyon 2-1 in the opening round of the 2018/19 season, but were still able to pass the group’s first qualifying round. The city has reached the knockout stage in each of the last eight seasons.

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Jamie BladewoodSeptember 15, 2021 19:43


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RB Leipzig’s left-back Angelino will play tonight for his first appearance at Etihad.

This 24-year-old player, a former City Academy product, has played six Premier League games in his only season at the club. In fact, he did not continue the entire campaign and was lent to Leipzig in January 2020.

The Spaniards are gaining strength thanks to the birth from the left and have made a permanent transfer to the Bundesliga this summer.

He scored three goals on the Champions League group stage last season.

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Jamie BladewoodSeptember 15, 2021 19:37


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In a pre-match interview with BT, midfielder Rodri said Manchester City was an even better team this season after Jack Grealish’s arrival.

A £ 100m man will make his first appearance in the Champions League tonight. Three years ago, on this day, he was in Aston Villa with a one-on-one draw in the Blackburn Championship.

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Jamie BladewoodSeptember 15, 2021 19:28


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Tonight marks an important milestone for Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola. This is his 300th match in charge of the club.

Guardiola has a 73% win rate in the first 299 games against Citi. This is in close agreement with what we have achieved in Barcelona and Bayern Munich.

Now in his sixth season in the city, this is Guardiola’s longest time on the team as his manager.

Jamie BladewoodSeptember 15, 2021 19:17


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Manchester City have virtually replaced rival Manchester United in Group A, with Club Brugge replacing Istanbul Basaksehill in Group H last season.

Paris Saint-Germain and RB Leipzig are moving forward from the group, demonstrating the challenges Citi faces in this campaign.

Last season, Leipzig and Basaksehil were costly for United, and the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer team lost both games.

And if there’s a team like PSG with Lionel Messi added this season, what’s decisive for Guardiola’s men this year is the result for the Bundesliga team.

Jamie BladewoodSeptember 15, 2021 19:10


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Of course, Rodri returned to the city team after being left on the Champions League final bench, and before the match tonight, after the midfielder revealed how terrible the defeat had affected him.

“In my situation, I have three days when I can’t even talk to my family and friends,” he said.

Rodri also said the experience would make the city stronger this season. I don’t remember many players who played the best games in the first few years. I think this club is doing it in stages every year.

“If we look at ourselves and find that we can reach the final, our goal is to reach another final. We are now experienced and must continue to work. We always need this little luck. We are confident we can have another great season. “

Jamie BladewoodSeptember 15, 2021 19:02


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That’s why Kevin De Bruyne made his first appearance in Manchester City since his 12-minute cameo appearance after losing to Tottenham.

Zinchenko, Ake and Mahrez are other changes, with Kyle Walker, Aymeric Laporte, Ilkay Gundoan and Gabrieu Jesus giving way after defeating Leicester 1-0 on Saturday.

Raheem Sterling doesn’t have a place yet, but Phil Foden is on the bench for the first time this season after returning from his injury.

Leipzig made three changes: Forsberg, Adams and Klostermann, but the first 11 of Suzobosrai have no place.

Jamie BladewoodSeptember 15, 2021 18:52


Manchester City Team News: De Bruyne begins!

Manchester City: Ederson; Cancelo, Diaz, Aké, Zinchenko; Rodri, De Bruyne, Bernardo; Mahrez, Torres, Grealish

RB Leipzig: Grach; Mukiere, Oban, Klostermann, Angelino; Laimer, Adams; Nkunku, Ormo, Forsberg; Silva

Jamie BladewoodSeptember 15, 2021 18:43


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RB Leipzig is two seasons away from reaching the Champions League semi-finals under Julian Nagelsmann-but it’s not straightforward to suggest that they are on the same side now.

Nagelsmann first set out for Bayern Munich and took Marcel Zabitzer and Dayot Upamecano. Ibrahima Konate also joined Liverpool at a high price this summer.

However, the Bundesliga side is a nifty operator in the transfer market and is considering a reorganization under former RB Salzburg director Jesse Marsch, so he added some interesting pieces.

André Silva arrived with Barcelona’s Elaix Moriva following the 28-goal season in Eintracht Frankfurt. Hungarian star Dominique Zobosley will make his first Champions League appearance in the club after arriving in January. Dani Olmo and Christopher Nkunku remain on the 2019/20 semi-final team and are usually in the spotlight.

However, losing to Bayern Munich 4-1 on Saturday was a reminder of the challenges they face this season.

Jamie BladewoodSeptember 15, 2021 18:38

Manchester vs RB Leipzig Live: Champions League Team News and Tonight’s Latest Buildup

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