Report: Who are Red Bull Leipzig? – Tottenham’s next Champions League opponents

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Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur have now found out their Champions League round of sixteen opponents for February, German side Red Bull Leipzig.

This is Leipzig’s first ever time in the knockout stages, while Spurs come into the tie off the back of three consecutive appearances in the final 16.

The Lilywhites managed to avoid the likes of Juventus, Barcelona, and PSG in the draw today, but will certainly be tested against the novice German side.

So, who exactly are Red Bull Leipzig?

Full name: RasenBallsport Leipzig e.V

Based: Leipzig, Saxony

Stadium: Red Bull Arena

Capacity: 43,000

League: Bundesliga

Manager: Julian Nagelsmann

Star player: Timo Werner

2018/19 finish: 3rd

Where are they in the Bundesliga? – Red Bull Leipzig are now top of the Bundesliga, making it the second year in a row that Spurs have been drawn against the German leaders at this stage of the competition. They defeated Borussia Dortmund home and away last year.

Form: They have won ten from 15 this season and boast 33 points. They have scored an impressive 42 and conceded only 16. They are unbeaten in their last ten games.

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