Champions League: RB Leipzig Secures Semi-Final Berth
Tyler Adams’ late strike sent RB Leipzig through to the semi-finals of the Champions League at Atletico Madrid’s expense.
RB Leipzig snatched a late 2-1 victory against Atletico Madrid thanks to Tyler Adams’ deflected strike, booking a Champions League semi-final date with Paris Saint-Germain.
Leipzig, shorn of top scorer Timo Werner following his move to Chelsea, stunned Atletico in another dramatic finish in Lisbon after Joao Felix had pulled the LaLiga giants back into the tie.
Julian Nagelsmann’s side matched experienced European campaigners Atletico stride for stride but looked to have lost their momentum when substitute Joao Felix cancelled out Dani Olmo’s opener.