Leipzig is on for the first time: It is a dream

The Swedish Leipzig-hero Emil Forsberg is proud of the fact that the German club is on to the CL-knockoutfasen. For the first time in RB Leipzig's history is

Leipzig is on for the first time: It is a dream

The Swedish Leipzig-hero Emil Forsberg is proud of the fact that the German club is on to the CL-knockoutfasen.

For the first time in RB Leipzig's history is the history of the club on to the knockoutfasen in the Champions League, and the swede Emil Forsberg is happy that he is with two goals in the final phase of Wednesday's 2-2 match against Benfica played a major role in the historic feat.

- It is a great feeling. It is such a moment, we have worked hard for, and which we have dreamed about, so when you achieve it, it is quite amazing. I am so proud of the team and what we have achieved.

- It is quite fair to say that I am happy, very happy, says the swede, according to the uefa.com.

the Party as otherwise to be deferred and in potential danger in order to be able to be canceled, since Benfica was on the way to a victory. The Portuguese led 2-0, before Emil Forsberg scored after the 90 and 95 minutes of play.

the Reversal resulted in energetic jubelscener among Leipzig-the players and the fans on the battens.

- To reach the knockoutfasen for the first time in the club's history, means that we are doing something right, and that we are continually moving in the right direction. We have a great team with many young players, who have a great potential and is getting better and better.

- It is why we are a top team. I'm so proud. I have it myself well again, I feel like I'm back in shape, and at the moment I'm just enjoying playing football, " says Forsberg, who in the past year both have been suffering with injuries and fluctuating performance.

Currently the Danish Yussuf Poulsen, who is struggling with physics. He missed Saturday's league game with an injury, but was ready for the match against Benfica. Since the purge started, was the club's kamprekordholder not, however, to find the pitch or the bench.

RB Leipzig was founded in 2009, and in the summer of 2016 moved the club up in the Bundesliga for the first time.

The first season of Germany's best variety gave the second place and hence a Champions League ticket.

Since the Leipzig for the first time took part in Europe's best club competition, the team was number three in his group, but the holding is now with security passed before the last round of this season's group stage.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 28 November 2019, 01:00

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