Forsberg winner hands Nagelsmann a final chance

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After a scoreless 90 minutes, Leipzig took the lead with a goal from Hwang Hee-chan early in the first extra period, only for a Dayot Upamecano error to gift Leonardo Bittencourt the chance to equalise.

A penalty shootout appeared to be on the cards until Forsberg popped up in stoppage-time, Hwang heading the ball back across the face of goal for his fellow substitute to convert from close range.

The win means Julian Nagelsmann remains on course to deliver a first major trophy for Leipzig before his departure, the Bayern Munich-bound coach set to lead his current employer against either Borussia Dortmund or Holstein Kiel in the showpiece fixture in Berlin on 14 May (AEST).

 

 


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