Julian Nagelsmann (Getty Photos)
RB Leipzigcoach Julian Nagelsmann plans to subdueParis Saint-Germain’scounter-attacking game, inspired by Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, and pull off one other upset in Tuesday’sChampions Leaguesemi-final.
Nagelsmann, 33, is the youngest coach to attain the final four of the Champions League and might per chance per chance most most likely strive to repeat Leipzig’s shock quarter-final take grasp of over Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid when they face PSG in Lisbon.
“We are a staff that can accumulate our probabilities against the high teams in Europe. We saw that against Atletico,” Nagelsmann mentioned Monday.
“The gamers in actuality grasp the have to take grasp of, we are hungry and I’m able to eye that in their faces.
“We were wide against Atletico, now we grasp got a chance against Paris.
“Now we must always steer decided of losing the ball, because PSG are very sturdy on the counter-assault, but we’ll strive to accumulate the game by the scruff of the neck.”
PSG reached the final four with a final-gasp 2-1 take grasp of over Atalanta when Neymar and Mbappe residing up leisurely dreams for Marquinhos and Eric Choupo-Moting.
Nagelsmann says the most engrossing manner to forestall PSG’s fearsome assault is to defend as a unit.
“It is probably going you’ll per chance per chance no longer foresee what Neymar and Mbappe might per chance per chance attain, they’re high gamers. We must defend them as a staff.
“It’ll be significant, but we grasp got to form them work and set up them underneath stress.
“We are looking to play our have game and focal point on ourselves as against enraged by Paris.”
Nagelsmann will strive to outfox opposite number Thomas Tuchel for a plan in Sunday’s final, 12 years after the pair labored collectively in Augsburg’s reserves.
When a power knee hurt compelled Nagelsmann to retire barely out of his children, Tuchel equipped the chance to scout for him.
Tuchel, 46, is effectively attentive to his protege’s qualities as a coach.
“We know Leipzig alternate their ways from game to game and might per chance per chance most most likely moreover adapt mid-match,” mentioned Tuchel.
“Or no longer it might per chance per chance per chance per chance be a difficult game to residing up for.
“We intellectual must focal point on ourselves, our ways, structure and qualities, and request to impose our game.”