RB Leipzig defeats Atalanta 2:0 in Bergamo to Book a spot in the Europa league semi final
Nkunku strikes twice to send RB Leipzig to the Europa League semi-final. Christopher Nkunku’s 30th goal of the season takes RB Leipzig to the Europa League semi-finals
The German side had drew the first leg 1:1 in at their home and were looking to see off their in Bergamo.
Atalanta took the game to Leipzig as they were playing in front of their home fans, Zappacosta with a early warning strike,but RB Leipzig goalkeeper Gulasic was on hand to save the ball comfortably.
Benjamin Henrichs then saw a tame shot saved by the Atalanta goalkeeper.The Atalanta fans where in loud voices as they whistled the Leipzig players anytime they got on the ball.
RB Leipzig would get the first goal of the game through no other than the man of the hour Christopher Nkunku who side footed Konrad Laimar’s pass into the back of the net, a Lightning break from the Leipzig player and Nkunku on hand to score his 29th goal of the season.
Koopmeiner then fired a shot over Gulasic goal as Atalanta looked to level the tie,Atalanta then had an appeal for a penalty waved away after Malinovski shot hit Dani Olmo’s hands inside the six yard box.
Juan Musso then contrived to lose the ball in a promising position inside the six yard box but Laimar couldn’t get his effort on target as the ball went out for a corner.
RB Leipzig would get the second goal through the penalty spot, Christopher Nkunku was played through by Yousef Poulsen and he was brought down by Juan Musso, Nkunku stepped up as expertly converted the spot kick, scoring his 30th goal in all competition.
The win sealed RB Leipzig place in the last four as they take on Rangers of Glasgow in the semi final.