Leipzig and Man City meet in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg on Wednesday.
What the coaches say
Marco Rose, Leipzig coach: “I work closely with the players and I trust them a lot. We’re playing against one of the best teams and we want to play with courage and use the opportunity we have. It will be a difficult game but anything is possible. If we go out there as a team and with our fans behind us, we can achieve great things. We’re stronger together.”
Pep Guardiola, Man City coach: “Leipzig will be tough opponents. We have known about their quality for many years. They have a culture of putting faith in young players, good recruitment, clear patterns of play, a lot of play in the middle, physicality; in German football in the transition they are unstoppable. I am full of respect for the club and what they’ve done.”
Leipzig: Blaswich; Simakan, Orbán, Gvardiol, Halstenberg; Laimer, Schlager; Szoboszlai, Forsberg; André Silva, Werner
Man City: Ederson; Walker, Rúben Dias, Akanji, Aké; Bernardo Silva, Rodri, Gündoğan; Mahrez, Haaland, Grealish
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