RB Leipzig beat Atletico Madrid 2-1: Adams effort secures semi-final berth


RB Leipzig snatched a late 2-1 victory against Atletico Madrid thanks to Tyler Adams’ deflected strike, booking a UEFA Champions League semi-final date with Paris Saint-Germain.

RB Leipzig who sold their top scorer Timo Werner to Chelsea, stunned Atletico Madrid in another dramatic finish in Lisbon after João Félix had pulled the LaLiga giants back into the tie.


Julian Nagelsmann’s side matched experienced European campaigners Atletico Madrid stride for stride but looked to have lost their momentum when substitute João Félix cancelled out Dani Olmo’s opener.

However, Adams – with the aid of a stray Stefan Savic foot – hit his first Leipzig goal to remarkably reach the last four and a meeting with Paris Saint Germain.


Atletico Madrid’s goalkeeper Jan Oblak reacts to Leipzig’s second goal scored by US midfielder Tyler Adams.


Source: Goal.com


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