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RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann expects Liverpool to remain “stable” at least amid rumors that the Reds are in for a tough Champions League run.
Liverpool they will face their Bundesliga rivals in the round of 16 of the European Premier competition on Tuesday.
However, they enter the game in bad shape. They have only won two of their last 10 Premier League games and have lost three in a row, including Saturday’s loss to Leicester.
What’s more, they haven’t managed to score in five of those games and have fallen through the table as a result.
But Nagelsmann, who faces fellow German Jurgen Klopp, still mistrusts his compatriot.
“Due to many injuries, Liverpool have made some changes. The midfielders now play defense in a position they are not used to, ”said the 33-year-old. Kicker.
“Also, they have played many games and Jurgen Klopp It is also very demanding and emotional that the rivals against Liverpool are always at 110 percent. You don’t save everything.
“If the many opportunities you create are not used in the same amount as last year, you can quickly lose some points.
“They are not in a mega-crisis and they will certainly be stable against us.”
Liverpool have suffered serious injuries this season, like Virgil van Dijk and Diogo Jota.
Yet these players are among those that Klopp has used to make Liverpool Champions League and Premier League winners. Indeed, Naglesmann has high praise for his fellow coach, who became famous in Germany.
Nagelsmann praises Klopp
“Jurgen is one of the most successful club coaches and has always made a difference in his stints at Mainz, Dortmund and Liverpool,” added Nagelsmann.
“He took over Dortmund at a very bad time and made it a top club. He took over Liverpool at a not very successful time and became a very successful team made with the victory of the Champions League and the championship.
“He has the gift of developing clubs and moving people.”
Tuesday’s crash takes place in Budapest due to strict coronavirus protocols in Germany.
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