Nagelsmann: Leipzig was ‘positively no worse’ than Liverpool

Julian Nagelsmann says RB Leipzig was “definitely not two goals worse” than Liverpool as they did lost 2-0 to Jurgen Klopp’s side on Tuesday night time.

The Reds gained the primary leg of their last-16 Champions League draw against a Bundesliga outfit because of goals from Mo Salah and Sadio Mane in Budapest.

The consequence means Leipzig faces an uphill process when the edges meet once more at Anfield on March 10 however Nagelsmann thought his side matched Liverpool’s.


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Nagelsmann instructed reporters: “If you win, you are at all times proper, however we gained loads of respect within the 90 minutes. We had been positively not worse and definitely not two goals worse.

“The big distinction was they scored with their two probabilities, we had three big probabilities and we weren’t medical sufficient. For the 2 main errors dedicated we had been punished, and at such a excessive level that’s regular. ”

The primary leg was captured at Puskas Enviornment as a result of German authorities denied entry to arrivals from international locations affected by new coronavirus variants, and Nagelsmann could be ready to return to the Hungarian capital if the Bundesliga side can’t journey to England.

“We’ll see when and the place the second clause occurs, it isn’t in my palms, not my decision,” Nagelsmann said.

“Perhaps it is right here once more, the stadium is great, the pitch is great so it is likely to be an concept if it could’t occur in Liverpool.

“We gave up two goals away from home right here so it isn’t simple. We’ve to score within the second recreation however I believe we gained respect right here as a result of we did well.

“I believe Liverpool revered us earlier than the sport but it surely’s now possibly just a little larger and on the end we have now to be assured for the second recreation.

“We’ve no different reply than to be assured and try our best within the second recreation and try to win.”

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