On the morning of February 20, the latest football result today showed that the first leg of the Champions League soccer filed; round of 16-2019 will continue with the remarkable match between the host of Tottenham and RB Leipzig at the Tottenham Stadium. Lacking both main strikers, fans wait to see how Jose Mourinho will manage.
Mourinho will have to solve difficult problems before Leipzig.
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Despite having soccer filed as a home-field advantage, this promises to be a difficult match for the English team Tottenham. This time, Leipzig is showing quite impressive performance this season when ranked 2nd on the German Championship table with 45 points, creating an attractive two-horse race when only inferior to the top team Bayern Munich only 1 point correct.
In the first leg in London, Tottenham also suffered a loss of force without the service of Harry Kane and Son Heun-min because of injury. Notably, in the past series of achievements, the Korean star proved extremely outstanding with 6 goals. During the trip to Villa Park last weekend, Son Heun-min scored twice, with a decisive goal in injury time that brought 3 points to the home team. The absence of this striker will certainly weaken the attack of the Rooster.
Without the main striker Son Heung-min, Mourinho will have difficulty in implementing the tactical plan.
Without Son Heun-min, Tottenham’s ability to compensate in the fight against Leipzig was seriously affected when Mourinho could only rely on Dele Alli, Lucas Moura and the new Dutch striker arrived in the period. Winter transfer Steven Bergwijn.
Besides the above latest football result today, although under the guidance of defensive expert Mourinho, Tottenham’s defense in the soccer field is often mistaken. In the group stage, the runner-up team has conceded 14 times over 6 matches, including a disastrous 2-7 defeat against Bayern Munich.
The huge challenge awaits Mourinho ahead when Tottenham must undergo 2 intense matches in just 3 days. After the Leipzig reception, Spurs had only one day off before the trip to Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge in the London derby. The match is expected to be very difficult when both are eager to win to consolidate their place in the top 4 of the Premier League.
Tottenham is back to victory in soccer filed
Tottenham have been unbeaten in 7 recent matches, but under Mourinho, Spurs still play erratically with unconvincing performances. In the absence of many pillars today, it is not easy for the runner-up of the tournament to have good results against the “phenomenon” of Leipzig – a team with an extremely dangerous counter-play style.
In addition to Mourinho’s talent and experience, the home ground is also a fulcrum that helps Tottenham towards a good result in front of a representative from the Bundesliga. At Tottenham Stadium, they have won all their last 4 matches.
The appearance of the new star: Leipzig
For Leipzig, the success of the German team is a big one from Julian Nagelsmann, the coach is only 32 years old but has quite a lot of experience, and especially he always knows how to transfer fire to the students.
Leipzig is a “phenomenon” in the Champions League this season.
This is Leipzig’s first knock-out match in the Champions League arena. Entering this historic match with Tottenham, the German team was quite excited. However, coach Nagelsmann is also quite “headache” with the gap left by the French defender Dayot Upamecano due to suspension.
Before coming to this round, Nagelsmann’s army had a very impressive journey in the Champions League group stage with the first place, losing only 1/6 matches to beat Lyon, Benfica and Zenit St Petersburg. Leipzig’s away form in the Champions League is quite good with 3 wins in 4 times away from home.
With a quick counterattack and the ability to take advantage of the very good opportunity of “killer” Timo Werner – the striker ranked 2nd in the Bundesliga scorer list with 20 goals, Leipzig can completely surprise the trip. Guests on the pitch Tottenham.
Leipzig: Continues to Shine
Leipzig just had an impressive momentum when beating Bremen 3-0 before departing for England as a Tottenham guest. However, in recent times they have not performed so well. Since the end of January, coach Nagelsmann’s team has shown signs of decline when only winning 1, drawing 2 and losing 2 of the last 5 matches. Away from Leipzig does not win in 4 matches, including 2 draws and 2 losses.
The match in the soccer filed between Tottenham and Leipzig will take place at 3:00 on February 20.
At home, Tottenham won 8, drew 1 and lost 3 in 12 previous visits to German teams.
In the last 5 times to welcome the representatives of Germany, Tottenham won 2, lost 2 and drew 1.
In the Champions League group stage this season, Tottenham met another German team, Bayern Munich, with the total loss results after 2 turns in latest football result today.