Julian Nagelsmann’s team equaled 1-1 in the only friendly they had scheduled before the Champions League quarterfinals.
Leipzig tied 1-1 against Wolfsburg in a friendly played at the training center on Cottaweg. It is the only match the German team had scheduled before the quarterfinals of the Champions League, instance in which he will face Atlético de Madrid in Lisbon on August 13.
The two goals of the match came through the penal system. Wolfsburg took the lead with Renato Steffen’s execution in the 70th minute and Leipzig achieved equality two minutes later through Patrik Schick.
“Overall it was a good test against a good opponent at the right time. Both teams showed a lot of commitment. We entered the game with a different line-up and we created many possibilities of goal. We have to score more goals,” said the coach of the German team. , Julian Nagelsmann, after the friendly.
Wolfsburg is also preparing to compete in an international tournament, as it will play the Europa League round of 16 second leg against Shakhtar Donetsk on 5 August. In the first leg, which was played in Germany on March 12, the Ukrainian team won 2-1.
“I am very satisfied with the performance. We did it very, very well. Not only for the result. I have seen many good deeds. Of course, not everything is perfect yet, but the players performed very well, “said Oliver Glasner, Wolfsburg coach.
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