Sport Tyler instead of Timo: Adams celebrates historic goal for Leipzig

13:26  14 august  2020
13:26  14 august  2020 Source:   motorsport-total.com

Emil Forsberg wants to stay with RB Leipzig: "I'm not finished yet"

 Emil Forsberg wants to stay with RB Leipzig: In the past Emil Forsberg has been associated with a farewell from Leipzig several times. Now he spoke plainly about his future. playmaker Emil Forsberg from Bundesliga club RB Leipzig sees his future with the Saxons. "I am not finished here yet and I still 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 Swede to the specialist magazine kicker.

Tyler Adams (second right) celebrates with his RB Leipzig teammates after scoring the goal that put his side 2-1 up against Atlético Madrid in their Champions League quarter-final. Photograph: Lluís Gené/AFP/Getty Images.

Tyler Adams was playing only his second Champions League game on Thursday night but he will remember it forever. Coming off the bench to score the goal which took RB Leipzig into a the Champions League semi-final was “a bit unreal”, says US international Tyler Adams .

Der Leipziger Tyler Adams erzielt den Siegtreffer für seine Mannschaft. © Miguel A. Lopes / POOL EPA / AP / dpa / Archivbild Leipzig's Tyler Adams scores the winning goal for his team.

Tyler Adams did not want to spoil his entry in the soccer history books. "Deflected balls still count correctly - semi-finals we are coming!" Tweeted Leipzig's guarantee of victory after his first RB goal. Nobody asked after Timo Werner after the late shot into happiness to 2-1 (0-0) against Atlético Madrid. The attention did not belong to the gate guarantor who had migrated to London, but to Adams - and that also in his homeland.

Several US media found out quickly: The 21-year-old is the first American to score in a Champions League quarter-finals. "Tyler Adams - end of the list," wrote Fox News. Schalke's Jermaine Jones scored a premier class goal in the last sixteen against Galatasaray Istanbul in 2013. After Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting from semi-final opponent Paris Saint-Germain, the midfielder was the next no-name match winner in the premier class blitz tournament.

Adams is a typical RB product. Trained in the New York branch of the global Brause soccer network, he came to Leipzig for the second half of 2019. He is not yet beyond the trainee status. He played nine of his 24 Bundesliga games over the full distance. In the Champions League there are now 63 Joker minutes to book and since Thursday a million hit in Leipzig's magical night.

Mintzlaff about offers: “There is always a pain threshold” .
© Robert Michael / dpa-Zentralbild / dpa Oliver Mintzlaff, Managing Director of RB Leipzig, is in the stadium. RB Leipzig CEO Oliver Mintzlaff has not ruled out a possible sale of service providers such as Dayot Upamecano or Nordi Mukiele, but tied any offers to very high hurdles. “There is always a pain threshold. If a completely immoral offer comes now, we have to think about it, ”said Mintzlaff in an interview with the“ Leipziger Volkszeitung ”and the“ Sportbuzzer ”(Friday).

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