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RB Leipzig faces “Game of Games”

RB Leipzig is very comfortable in the Champions League race and wants to expand this position in the international game at Borussia Munich. And then, of course, there would be the interchange point for Timo Werner.

Ralf Rangnick is in demand as a juggler these days. The semi-finals in the DFB Cup, the league final track and the interchange point around Timo Werner: all this must be skillfully balanced by the coach and sports director of RB Leipzig, so that the balls do not all fall at his feet during the decisive season phase. Of course, he must set priorities for this.

“For us tomorrow is the game of the games,” said the 60-year-old on Good Friday before the important outdoor game at Borussia Munich’s one day later (18:30 clock): “We want to make everything clear tomorrow.” It should be pretty hard to miss anyway. Leipzig is the third in the table and already has seven points ahead of the rank five, which the Gladbachers are just proving.

A victory and the Leipzigers can iron the suits for the royal class once. That was her declared goal from the beginning of the season anyway. It is understandable, therefore, that the DFB Cup semi-final on Tuesday (20:45 o’clock) at the second-tier Hamburg SV Rangnick is currently quite cold. ” We have no one interested in the game on Tuesday,”he said on Friday. Again. Because then he let us see how he ideally envisages the season with RB.

Rangnick scores trophy victory

“The maximum would be place three for me in the league and definitely Berlin,” Rangnick said with a view to the Cup Final on 25th. May in the capital: “And if you are ever in Berlin, In addition, with a trophy in the display case, Sports Director Rangnick would have at least one more argument in the now quite hopeless fight for Timo Werner to remain.

Last weekend RB Managing Director Oliver Mintzlaff at “Sky” had said that Werner had his up to 2020’s current contract “rather not want to extend”. Beaten, Rangnick does not yet give himself rank. That’s why he’s not gone yet,”said Rangnick,”It’s time for all these talks again when the season is over.” that the negotiations end with a million-dollar transfer to FC Bavaria or FC Liverpool.

For the Gladbach party, Werner can rely on the support of his Congolese storm partner Yussuf Poulsen, who, according to Rangnick, is again an option for the cadre after surviving illness. The duo Werner/Poulsen, which scored 29 goals together this season, will be especially focused on the foals, because Gladbach is also “a team that has enormous quality in offensive,” Rangnick said.

And after only one victory from the last four games, the elf of Niederrhein is under pressure, As Rangnick knows, “Gladbach must win if they want to enter the Champions League.” The Gladbachers have long since “alone” to prepare a proper farewell to the outgoing coach Dieter Hecking. These are games that my team is passionate about,”said the 54-year-old.