RB Leipzig Pity Themselves Hilariously After Drawing Erling Haaland’s Manchester City in Champions League

RB Leipzig Pity Themselves Hilariously After Drawing Erling Haaland’s Manchester City in Champions League

  • RB Leipzig's reaction to drawing Manchester City in the knockout stages of the Champions League has gone viral
  • The social media admin of the German side is seemingly worried about his team's prospects against the Premier League champions
  • Manchester City currently has one of Europe's most potent attacks in Erling Haaland, Kevin De Bruyne and Phil Foden

Look, no one wants to face Manchester City right now. Not when Kevin De Bruyne and Erling Haaland have formed such a lethal combination.

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City remain one of the frontrunners for this season's Champions League title after the recruitment of Haaland.

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Manchester City players celebrate Kevin De Bruyne's goal against Brighton. Photo by Lynne Cameron.
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The Norwegian striker has taken to life at his new club like a duck to water. He already has 23 goals in all competitions and that's with it not even being halfway through the season yet.

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They drew RB Leipzig in the round of 16 Champions League draw conducted in Nyon, Switzerland. And boy, the German opposition are not thrilled by the prospect of facing the English side.

The club's social media admin reacted by dropping a teary emoji, immediately after it was confirmed that the two sides would meet next year.

On paper, it looks like a walkover for Manchester City, but Leipzig have the potential to spring a surprise. They finished second behind record winners Real Madrid in a group that also had Shakthar Donetsk and Celtic.

Coached by Marco Rose, they shocked Real Madrid on matchday five last month. They are currently sixth on the Bundesliga table, six points behind leaders Bayern Munich.

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Champions League draw in full

Sports Brief had earlier reported that the fixtures of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 are out.

Real Madrid will face Liverpool in what will be a repeat of last season's final, while Paris Saint-Germain will play Bayern Munich in a very stern test of their title dreams.

The draw was conducted in Nyon on Monday, November 7, by former Real Madrid player Hamit Altintop.

Source: SportsBrief.com