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Nagelsmann praises Matarazzo

Sun 03 January 2021 | 18:30

Julian Nagelsmann talks about his former assistant coach Matarazzo.




after defeating him in a match that had only one goal. Leipzig boss thinks that Matarazzo and his


are experiencing a good season and Matarazzo has already proved himself as a good manager.

"It was also important for me to work with him [Pellegrino Matarazzo],"

Nagelsmann said speaking to bundesliga.com after his side's victory at the Mercedes-Benz Arena


"He's a good guy and a very good manager. His work in Stuttgart is perfect. You see a good way of playing soccer. The build-up play is perfect. They are a brave team, a young team with talented players and also a very good manager. I'm happy that he can work in the Bundesliga."

After defeating Dortmund and showing a good performance against other big clubs in Bundesliga Matarazzo’s Stuttgart is now considered among the big German clubs.

Here is what Matarazzo said after their Leipzig clash.

"I think we gave them a good first half and gave them a run for their money,"

Matarazzo told bundesliga.com after the narrow defeat.

"It was a pretty even game. In the second half we started slow - we had a couple of mistakes and didn't defend well.

"They had their chances. I think we had to suffer a bit at the beginning of the second half. We came back towards the end and showed a lot of passion, a lot of grit. I think if we were a little lucky we'd have scored to make it 1-1 but at the end of the day, it's okay. Leipzig are a great team."

source: SportMob