Defensive ram capital! RB Leipzig loses the second test – in an extraordinary game duration
By Niko Zeisler
Leipzig – Defeat the second quiz game! RB Leipzig He lost in the penultimate pre-season game against French first-division club HSC Montpellier 1:2 (1:0; 0:0; 0:0; 0:2). The game was divided into four sections for tension control reasons and lasted a total of 120 minutes.
650 spectators at the fully sold out training center in Cottaweg witnessed Alexander Sorloth’s rapid progress (1:0/10 min). Montpellier’s Beni Makwana equalized (1: 1/94), and Elie Wahi scored the winning goal (1: 2/117).
Compared to the 1-0 win over AZ Alkmaar less than a week ago, LRB coach Jesse Marsh has replaced three times: Willy Urban, Kevin Campbell and U19 defender Solomon Bona replaced Mehmet Simakan (stress control), Dominic Zuboszlai (minor muscle issues) and Michael Kostka (bank).
After introducing newcomers Andre Silva, Mehmet Simakan, Brian Probe and Josco Gvardiol, things kicked off with an extraordinary four times and 30 minutes.
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The Saxons managed to pin down the first few minutes at 4-2-3-1, and some attacks went towards the opponent’s goal, but there were no deals at first.
With the conspicuous Bonnah in the defensive headquarters next to substitute captain Orban, the hesitant offensive actions of the past Ligue 1 season eight could be prevented.
RB Leipzig’s starting line-up for a friendly match against Montpellier HSC
HSC Montpellier went to the warm-up match at RB Leipzig
Alexander Sorloth puts RB Leipzig on top against HSC Montpellier
RB goalkeeper Josep Martínez only intervened in the eighth minute when he hit a corner kick, otherwise it was a rather uneventful working day.
Shortly thereafter, there was encouragement for Cuttweg: Angelino began changing sides on the right with a cross, which Nicolas Cosa could not keep out. Nordi Mukele brought the ball flat and sharp in front of the penalty area, where Sörloth only had to extend his foot and enter it – 1-0 (10).
It became dangerous for the red-and-white case in the 19th minute when she found a dangerous pass into the free space and Andy Delort, who didn’t have a good model for his next teammate in the plight of 17-year-old Bona. .
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For Hee-chan Hwang, the test kick ended after just 25 minutes, and he had to come out with muscle problems, and Ademola Lookman came in for him.
In the second quarter of the match, Leipzig allowed the French, who played in dark blue and orange, to break into their half here and there, but the pressing stage ended without a booth at HSC, whose season begins on August 8. The return match against Olympique Marseille.
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Amadou Haidara scored 2-0 on his head in the 45th minute, but failed from a distance of a few meters. Urban finished a few laps of the pointer later, and allowed young bull Ben Cliffish – who had just signed a licensed player contract – to show himself (52nd place).
For the third quarter, Coach Marsh started the rotary press machine.
Joining the team were Alkmaar winner Lazar Samardzic, as well as Marcelo Saracci, Joscha Woese, Michael Kostka, Sidney Rabiger, Hugo Novoa and Noah Ohio.
Due to the many changes, the game flow was a bit slow. But even Montpellier, where Schalke Benjamin Stamboli was about to return, was rarely attacked with a total of five new players.
There was bad news shortly before the final whistle in the third quarter: Substitute Saracci hit his knee with an opponent during a clarification campaign and had to walk off the field on a stretcher (90).
Montpellier wins with two goals from Beni Makwana and Elie Wahi
With new guard Philip Chuner as well as Mohamed El-Ibrahimi and Daniel Krasocki, the final quarter began under the evening sun.
Less than four minutes were played in the final section when the ball fell into the net a second time – this time into the gate of RB. Cliffish was unable to neutralize a back pass, which meant that Beni Makwana was able to take it off very easily and hit it in the short corner – 1:1 (94).
Shortly before the end of the match, Montpellier managed to turn the game around: after a quick free-kick, Elie Wahy scored the winning goal 2-1 for Ligue 1 against the slightly better Saxony U19 at the end (117th).
In the last test before the first competitive game in DFB-BOCAL At SV Sandhausen (August 7, 3:30 p.m.), the Red Bulls will play next Saturday (July 31, 4 p.m.) at the Austrian training camp against Ajax Amsterdam.
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