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Nagelsmann: I want to win the DFB-Pokal before leaving Leipzig

Sat 01 May 2021 | 8:54

The German manager is set to start his job at Bayern Munich in the summer but says he still has unfinished business at Leipzig.

RB Leipzig

reached the DFB-Pokal final after winning their semi-final clash against

Werder Bremen

on Friday.

Hwang Hee-chan

’s goal in the third minute of the extra time opened the scoring for Leipzig, but it was countered by

Leonardo Bittencourt

’s strike in the 106th minute. The game was finally decided by

Emil Forsberg

’s match-winner in the last minute as

Julian Nagelsmann

’s side reached the final with a 2-1 win. In a post-match interview, the German coach has spoken about his departure from the Roten Bullen.

"I would like to say goodbye with the title,"

Nagelsmann said.

"We hope that we play a good cup final.

"When you see how the guys work so hard after such a turbulent week, of course it's great."

Leipzig are set to play against the winner of

Borussia Dortmund

’s semi-final clash against

Holstein Kiel

.

"At the end of the day, the close matches are the best wins,"

Nagelsmann said.

"It was very emotional and that releases more energy. The boys fought and gave everything.

"The turbulent week had no effect, everyone on the pitch saw that today. The boys had their hearts in the right place and deservedly won."

Leipzig will play against Dortmund in their next Bundesliga match on May 8.


source: SportMob