Sports Leipzig opponent Atletico is looking in vain for test match opponents
Despite Corona cases: UEFA expects quarter-finals between Leipzig and Atletico
Despite the two positive Corona findings at Atletico Madrid, UEFA expects the quarter-finals against RB Leipzig to take place as planned. Much should now depend on further tests. © imago images Is the Champions League quarter-finals between Atletico and RB Leipzig in danger? UEFA is currently assuming that it will be carried out as planned.
Atletico Madrid, opponents of RB Leipzig in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, are still looking for test match opponents. The search is difficult.
The CL duel with Leipzig on August 13 in Lisbon is just under two weeks away. Time to test the shape and practice procedures. But Atletico struggles to find opponents for these purposes. "Mundo Deportivo" writes that there should actually be two games - on Saturday and next Thursday.
A good reason for the bottleneck: Almost all eligible Spanish clubs have already said goodbye to the summer vacation. That's why coach Diego Simeone had his team trained on Saturday in the Ciudad Deportiva west of Madrid.
Atletico's Belgian professional Yannick Carrasco is still confident. "We know how to play to win against Leipzig," the midfielder, who returned from a China intermezzo in the winter, said in a Colchoneros release.
Forsberg wants to stay with Leipzig: "I'm not finished here" .
© Hendrik Schmidt / dpa-Zentralbild / dpa / archive picture Leipzig's Emil Forsberg. Emil Forsberg wants to fulfill his contract with RB Leipzig and also play football for the Saxons in the coming season. «I'm not finished here yet and have a two-year contract. I feel very comfortable, my family as well, my daughter is now going to daycare and my wife is happy too, »said the Swedish international to the" kicker "(Monday).