RB Leipzig had no likelihood in opposition to Paris St Germain of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday, Leipzig trainer Julian Nagelsmann mentioned, because the German aspect’s 3-Zero loss despatched them out of the contest.
Leipzig, who had eradicated Tottenham Hotspur and Atletico Madrid to achieve the closing 4, infrequently were given an opportunity all through the sport with the French champions in whole regulate.
“We have to accept the result because we weren’t able to approach the game as we wanted,” Nagelsmann mentioned. “They were better than us. Even if we could have made a lot of things better, maybe it would still not have been enough.
“They were flexible. We started well in the first half. But then conceded the first goal and then the second from a mistake of ours.”
PSG went forward within the 13th minute thru Marquinhos and were given a 2d within the 42nd when Leipzig keeper Peter Gulacsi despatched the ball to Leandro Paredes who helped arrange Di Maria for his or her 2d.
Leipzig were at the backfoot all through, appearing not one of the attacking spirit that had carried them to the semi-finals.
The French membership, who rejoice the 50th anniversary in their founding in 1970, will meet the winner of Wednesday’s different semi between Bayern Munich and Olympique Lyonnais.
“But I am proud today because my players had their heart in the right spot, even if they lost. I accept that the opponent was overwhelming,” mentioned Nagelsmann, who at 33 is the youngest trainer to achieve the closing 4 of the competitions.
“We must continue improving, to keep showing such heart. We will continue and will be in the competition again. Development is a process. You have to overcome obstacles.
“We know that it was a good season for a young team and we will try to do it again next season and work hard. We will work our way back in the Champions League to experience such situations again.”