Sport Nagelsmann on Solskjaer: "I'll slide him away first"
Meet the eight key figures who helped make the NBA bubble a success
When an NBA bubble idea was floated, commissioner Adam Silver was skeptical. Meet key figures who collaborated to make the bubble safe and COVID-free.“When the idea was first broached, it didn’t sound logistically realistic,” Silver said.
For Julian Nagelsmann, the match between Manchester United and RB Leipzig is a special one. The coach has a lot to do with his counterpart Solskjaer.
coach Julian Nagelsmann from RB Leipzig has still not forgiven Bayern fright Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for the late winning goal in the 1999 Champions League final.
"I'll slide him away tomorrow," said Nagelsmann jokingly before the meeting with Manchester United's team manager in the second game of the Champions League group stage on Wednesday () in Old Trafford.
Nagelsmann plans with the national players - Kluivert not a starting eleven candidate
RB Leipzig will have to do without convalescent Marcel Sabitzer and Konrad Laimer in the away game on Saturday at FC Augsburg. In addition, coach Julian Nagelsmann expects to have all players on board - even if his full squad will probably only be available on Friday. © imago images Having fun at work: Angelino, trainer Julian Nagelsmann and Justin Kluivert. Sabitzer and Laimer are not yet an option.
Nagelsmann, a Bayern Munich fan as a child and adolescent, experienced the legendary final on the couch in front of the TV. "I wasn't the happiest person. My dad was a Gladbach fan at the time and he teased me a bit," said Nagelsmann: "He was happy that Bayern didn't win. I wasn't that happy. I'll be Ole Gunnar Solskjaer still greet normally and no longer be angry. "
Nagelsmann's respect for the history of the English record champions is great. "Ryan Giggs, Rio Ferdinand, Paul Scholes, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer - there have been a few very, very great players who have been here and are currently still. It's a club with a lot of tradition," said Nagelsmann .
Nagelsmann's plan for Basaksehir's "belly football"
RB Leipzig will have to do without Lukas Klostermann in the Champions League game against Basaksehir Istanbul on Tuesday evening. The central defender is not the only person who gives the Saxons a headache. © imago images wants to survive the preliminary round with RB: Julian Nagelsmann. Klostermann is absent due to knee problems that caused him to be substituted at the league game last weekend in Augsburg (1: 1).
Leipzig want second win at ManUnited
United's start to the season was not so good, "but the last games have gone in the right direction. They are difficult to defend and have a lot of quality in the final third," said Nagelsmann.
After the opening win against Turkish champions Basaksehir Istanbul (2-0), RB Leipzig is still aiming for the second success: "We are confident enough to say that we want to win the game. Six points at the start would be excellent and a step up the way to the next round. " In the 1999 final in Barcelona (1: 2),
Bayern Munich lost the triumph that was believed to be certain. Teddy Sheringham and Solskjaer scored for the British in added time. Test
Solskjaer's defence is shaky as future hangs in the balance .
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may have dismissed Roy Keane's suggestion this week that the players would cost him his job but the manner of Wednesday's Champions League defeat supported the former United great's claim. The Champions League had prior to Wednesday provided respite for Solskjaer from a desperate start to the Premier League campaign. United are languishing in 15th spot after making their worst start to a league campaign in 48 years and face a tricky trip to Everton on Saturday.