October 18, 2019

Rangnick Leipzig Celtic are fighting for second place

first_imgRB Leipzig boss Ralf Rangnick believes that their upcoming Europa League double header with Celtic will be crucial for their hopes of finishing second in Group BCurrently, it’s Austrian side RB Salzburg who lead the group table following wins over Leipzig and Celtic in their opening two games.Therefore, Rangnick feels that their matches with Celtic will have a “decisive” effect on their hopes of reaching the knockout stages.Both sides are tied in second place after their respective wins over Rosenborg with the German side ahead due to a better goal difference.“It looks like these two teams will be fighting for the second spot,” said Rangnick on BBC, ahead of Thursday night’s game at the Red Bull Arena.“It looks like this and Celtic Park will be decisive to finish second and qualify from the group.”RB Leipzig, Bayern Munich, Robert LewadowskiMatch Preview: RB Leipzig vs Bayern Munich Boro Tanchev – September 14, 2019 RB Leipzig will have the chance to prove their title-winning capabilities when they host Bayern Munich today at 18:30 (CET).Rangnick, who previously coached Hoffenheim and Schalke 04, revealed his past interactions with Celtic counterpart Brendan Rodgers.“I talked with Brendan a few years ago when he was with Liverpool,” he explained.“We exchanged ideas and spoke about our jobs at the time.“Since then, I’ve been following him. He’s in his third year at Celtic and, with Marvin Compper going there as well, we keep an eye on what is happening in Glasgow.“We know what to expect.”The Group B Europa League match in Germany will begin at 18:55 (CEST)last_img

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