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Leipzig can always surprise their opponents, says Emil Forsberg

Thursday07 January 2021 | 12:05
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The Swedish winger is optimistic about his team’s chances to end Bayern’s Bundesliga title streak.

Emil Forsberg joined Leipzig in January 2015 when the club was still in the second tier and has seen his club raising as one of the strongest clubs in Bundesliga. Leipzig are currently in second place of the league table behind Bayern Munchen and have also qualified for the knock-out stage of the UEFA Champions League as well.

"We've done really well so far," Forsberg told the Kicker meets DAZN podcast. "We know it will be really tough - without question. You have [Borussia] Dortmund, Bayern, [Bayer] Leverkusen, Wolfsburg are there. There are really good teams up there.

"We simply have to focus on ourselves and perform on the pitch. Then we can see if it's enough or not. I'm really satisfied but there's a long way to go. We still have to work hard, keep our feet on the ground, and keep really calm. Bayern are still up there so it won't be easy."

Forsberg has remained an important player for the Red Bulls as he has managed to score four goals and provide four assists in his 22 matches across all competitions this season.

"If we work well as a team, it's good for every player,

"Of course I'm happy. I know I should have scored a couple more goals because I've had some great chances that I should have put away - including the penalty against Stuttgart. But I feel I've developed a lot in the role I have here and the way I play football now. I've become smarter, and Julian gives me a lot of tips. That's helped me a lot."

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