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Bremen M. Rashica (Pen. 61)
wohninvest WESERSTADION (Bremen)1-4
RB Leipzig Daniel Olmo (23), A. Sørloth (32), A. Sørloth (41), M. Sabitzer (63)

Angelino returns to parts of team training, Halstenberg expected back Wednesday

By Peter Vice

Star left-wingback Angelino returned to limited Leipzig team training on Tuesday. Club teammate Marcel Halstenberg is expected to do so tomorrow.

While the German fullback can probably hope for a starting spot on Saturday, the squad's next match likely comes to soon for the Spaniard after a six-week layoff. 

Angelino.Photo: GEPA Pictures/Roger Petzsche

One of the most integral actors in Julian Nagelsmann's side has not featured since what was later revealed to be a torn muscle fiber caused him to be a late scratch against Gladbach in the 23rd round of the 2020/21 German Bundesliga. Angelino, who at the time famously protested his withdrawal, has been dealing with a serious muscle tear that has kept him sidelined since late February.

Angelino participated in limited parts of team training on Tuesday. Marcel Halstenberg, who's ill-fated game of backgammon with Jonas Hofmann on national team duty last week forced him into precautionary quarantine, is expected to make a full return to team training on Wednesday.

The team took matters a bit more cautious with Yussuf Poulen following his struggles with muscle strains over the weekend. While X-rays revealed no structural damage, the Danish striker trained individually.

1Jiří Pavlenka
21Ömer Toprak ↩46
18Niklas Moisander (C)
32Marco Friedl
23Theodor Gebre Selassie
34Jean-Manuel Mbom ↩46
36Christian Groß
17Felix Agu ↩68
43Eren Dinkci ↩46
19Joshua Sargent ↩83
9Davie Selke
30Michael Zetterer
8Yūya Ōsako ↪83
13Milos Veljkovic ↪46
6Kevin Möhwald ↪46
7Milot Rashica ↪46
10Leonardo Bittencourt
20Romano Schmid ↪68
28Ilia Gruev
29Patrick Erras
RB Leipzig
1Péter Gulácsi
4Willi Orban
6Ibrahima Konaté
23Marcel Halstenberg ↩75
14Tyler Adams ↩46
7Marcel Sabitzer (C) ↩82
44Kevin Kampl
21Justin Kluivert ↩61
18Christopher Nkunku
25Daniel Olmo ↩75
19Alexander Sørloth
13Philipp Tschauner
10Emil Forsberg
11Hwang Hee-Chan ↪82
16Lukas Klostermann ↪75
39Benjamin Henrichs ↪46
8Amadou Haidara ↪61
20Lazar Samardžić ↪75
47Joscha Wosz

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