Leipzig – Real Madrid, facts and statistics | UEFA Champions League

“Real Madrid”, who qualified for the 1/8 finals of the UEFA Champions League, ranked 27the times (a record), moving to a Leipzig side with ambitions of joining them in the round of 16 to top Group F.

Entrepreneurs lost their first points after defeating Shakhtar Donetsk 1:1 on the last day of the group stage of the 2022/23 season.

Antonio Rudiger equalized for Real in added time on matchday four, but the Spaniards have ten points, four ahead of second-placed Leipzig and five ahead of Shakhtar.

Madrid will secure top spot in Group F if they avoid defeat in Germany, while Leipzig will join them if they beat them in the Round of 16 and Shakhtar lose to Celtic in their other Round 5 match.

Last goals of Federico Valverde (80e minutes) and substitute Marco Asensio (90e+1) Gave Los Blancos all three points at the Santiago Bernabeu on September 14th. It was Leipzig’s 74th game against the Spanish side, although it was their fourtheUEFA game against German club for Real.

The first game was Leipzig’s first European game under new coach Marco Rose, who replaced Domenico Tedesco on 8 September.

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In the 2017/18 season, Leipzig, the first team to debut in the European group stage, is participating in the UEFA Champions League for the fifth time in six years.

Two of Leipzig’s previous campaigns extended to the play-offs, with Leipzig reaching the semi-finals in the 2019/20 season before losing 3–0 to Paris Saint-Germain in Lisbon.

The German club missed the round of 16 of the 2021/22 season, finishing third in Group A behind Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain despite scoring 15 goals in six games and securing their biggest European win of the season, a 5-0 win at Club de Bruges on matchday five.

With Jesse Marsch replacing Tedesco as head coach, Leipzig beat Real Sociedad, Spartak Moscow and Atalanta in the UEFA Europa League before being beaten by Rangers in the semi-finals.

The 4:1 defeat against Shakhtar in the 1st match was the second defeat of the German team in the last 14 European matches held at their stadium (8 wins, 4 draws); in the third round they defeated “Celtic” with a score of 3:1.

Fourth in the 2021/22 Bundesliga, their worst league finish since 2017/18, Leipzig finished the campaign with their first major trophy, beating Freiburg 4-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the Champions League final.DFB-Pokal .

Leipzig’s three previous meetings with Spanish rivals before this season have all come over two years, the first being a 2-1 win over local rivals Atletico Madrid in a one-off UEFA Champions League quarter-final in Lisbon. August 2020, substitute Tyler Adams earned the win in 88e minute.

Leipzig beat Real Sociedad in the UEFA Europa League play-offs last season, twice coming from behind to draw 2-2 in the first leg (their only home game against La Liga opponents) before winning 3-1 away. Emil Forsberg took the penalty in both matches.

real Madrid

This is the 27the Real Madrid’s UEFA Champions League group stage campaign, a record they share with FC Barcelona and 26th in a row. This is unparalleled. All 27 campaigns have been extended through 1/16.

Madrid won their 14the In the 2021/22 season, the C1 beat Liverpool 1–0 at the Stade de France in the final thanks to a second-half goal from Vinícius Júnior. Carlo Ancelotti’s side finished top of Group D with 15 points, winning five of their six matches before impressive victories over Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea and Manchester City.

Carlo Ancelotti became the first manager to win four European Cups; He was tied with Bob Paisley and Zinedine Zidane with three trophies. The Italian is also the only manager to lead the team to 5 finals.

Karim Benzema, Dani Carvajal and Luka Modric have repeated Cristiano Ronaldo’s record of appearing in five UEFA Champions League finals.

Benzema was the top scorer of the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League with 15 goals; He equaled Ronaldo’s record of ten goals in the 2016/17 season, also in playoff matches for Madrid.

Benzema received the Ballon d’Or on 17 October, becoming the fifth Frenchman to win the crown after Raymond Kopa and Zinedine Zidane, who were then playing for Real Madrid.

Madrid became the champion of Spain for the 35th time in the 2021/22 seasone Overall La Liga title and second in three years. It was only the fourth time they had won the league and C1 in the same season, after 1956/57, 1957/58 and 2016/17.

Ancelotti’s side have already lifted the European Cup this season, with goals from David Alaba and Benzema helping them beat UEFA Europa League winners Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 in the UEFA Super Cup in Helsinki on August 10. This was Madrid’s 5th Super Cup victory, equaling the record of “Milan” and “Barcelona”.

Madrid have won 10 of their last 19 away matches in the UEFA Champions League, losing six, including two of their last five.

Madrid’s 2nd leg victory over Leipzig took the Whites’ overall record against German clubs to 37 wins, 14 draws and 23 defeats and extended their unbeaten record against Bundesliga sides to 13 matches.

Madrid’s last visit to Germany ended in a 2-2 draw with Borussia Mönchengladbach in the second round of the 2020/21 Champions League, ending a three-match away win streak against Bundesliga clubs. The club’s overall record in Germany is 7 wins, 8 draws and 19 losses.

We know each other…

Toni Kroos, who played 106 times for the German national team, played in the main team of Bayern Munich between 2007 and 2014, scoring 25 goals in 205 games for the club in all competitions. He won three Bundesliga titles, two DFB-Pokals and the 2013 UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup with the Munich club.

Kroos spent the second half of the 2008/09 season and the following season on loan at Bayer Leverkusen.

Alaba was a football player of “Bayern” from 2009 to 2021 and he moved to Madrid. He appeared in the Champions League final in 2013 and 2020, while also winning the UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup. He also won ten Bundesliga titles and six DFB-Pokal with Bayern.

Alaba’s record with Bayern Munich against Leipzig is 6 wins 4 draws 1 defeat, including victory (3-0) in the 2018/19 DFB-Pokal final. The Austrian scored as Bayern struck three times from 84e On May 13, 2017, he scored a 5-4 Bundesliga victory in Leipzig.

Also played in Germany:
Dani Carvajal (Bayer Leverkusen 2012/13)
Antonio Rudiger (Stuttgart 2011-15)
Alvaro Odriozola (on loan from Bayern Munich in 2020)
Jesus Vallejo (Eintracht Frankfurt 2016/17 loan)

André Silva scored 9 goals in 27 games for Sevilla in the 2018/19 season, including a 3-0 win over Madrid on September 26, 2018.

Olmo (Terrassa) and Hugo Novoa (Bertamiráns) were both born in Spain.

Rüdiger and Timo Werner played together at Chelsea between 2020 and 2022, winning the Champions League in the 2020/21 season.

Selected teammates:
Joško Guardiol and Luka Modric (Croatia)

Christopher Nkunku and Karim Benzema, Aurélien Tchouaméni, Edoardo Camavinga, Ferland Mendy (France)

David Raum, Lukas Klostermann, Benjamin Henrichs, Marcel Halstenberg, Timo Werner and Antonio Rüdiger (Germany)

Konrad Laimer, Xavier Schlager and David Alaba (Austria)

Dani Olmo and Dani Carvajal, Marco Asensio (Spain)

Modric scored a goal in the UEFA Nations League on September 25 when Croatia defeated the Austrian team led by Xavier Schlager 3:1.

On September 23, Dominik Szobošlay scored the goal of the Hungarian national team, which won 1:0 against Germany led by Rüdiger in the UEFA Nations League. Péter Gulacsi and Willy Orban also performed in Hungary.

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