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Bayern Munich vs. RB Leipzig: Tyler Adams on unlikely bid to win Bundesliga title


The soccer powerhouse has won seven consecutive titles and has boasted a team brimming with seemingly endless and unrivaled talent.

However, the tide could be changing this season with just three points currently splitting the top four teams in the league.

Second-placed RB Leipzig has the chance to go top when they visit Bayern Munich on Sunday and US star Tyler Adams is “stoked” to take on the challenge of trying to dethrone the Bundesliga champion.

“Obviously it’s a big opportunity not just for myself but for the team to not only re-establish ourselves as one of the best teams in the league but show that we are here to win the league this year,” the 20-year-old Adams, who moved to Leipzig from New York Red Bulls in January 2019, told CNN Sport’s Alex Thomas.
Tyler Adams joined RB Leipzig from New York Red Bulls in January 2019.

Pulisic role model

Adams is one of a host of young players who have chosen to develop their careers in the German Bundesliga and he is determined to follow in the footsteps of compatriot Christian Pulisic.

The now Chelsea forward kickstarted his career in Germany having played for Borussia Dortmund as a teenager.

“I didn’t necessarily pick his brains about it but I looked up to him in a sense,” said Adams of the 21-year-old Pulisic, who is very much a role model for other Americans wanting to make their name in European football.

“For me watching him on TV and seeing what he was able to do it was more like ‘Why can’t I do that?’

“He did give…



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