FT: Rb Leipzig 2-1 Atletico Madrid, Adams Late Goal Send Simeone’s Side Out (Match Highlight)
Leipzig stun Atletico Madrid with a 2-1 victory as they progressed to the semi final thanks to late goal from Tyler Adams, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
The first 45 minutes of the game was played out in a goalless scoreline as both teams were unable to find a breakthrough.
Both sides had fair goal scoring opportunities but failed to capitalize on it and make anything happen.
The tempo of the encounter as fast as we saw both teams eager to prove a point while they calmly control play.
Rb Leipzig almost went ahead in the first half but Olmo spilled the chance as his strike went wide.
The first half ended in a barren draw for Leipzig and Atletico Madrid as they both headed for the break.
Second Half Report
The second half of the game produce a remarkable result which saw three goals with both sides on target.
Daniel Olmo headed home in the 50th minutes as Rb Leipzig took the much needed lead in the game.
The game lighten up more after the opening goal which saw more attacking from the losing side.
Soon it pay off as Joao Felix scored from the penalty spot to put Atletico Madrid level 1-1 in the 71st minutes.
It came as a result of Lukas Klostermann who conceded a penalty for tripping Joao Felix.
The game took a twist in the 88th minute as Tyler Adams strike deflected past Oblak to give Leipzig the lead.
It ended Rb Leipzig 2-1 Atletico Madrid as the German side progressed to the semi final of the Uefa Champions League.
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