RB Leipzig vs Bayer Leverkusen Prediction & Tips
RB Leipzig and Bayer Leverkusen face at Red Bull Arena, in a match for the 19 th round of the Bundesliga. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head between these teams in this competition, on 26‑09‑2020, the end result was a draw by (1‑1). At this stadium, the head ‑ to ‑ head history favors the home team, since they have a record of 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 4 matches. However, the last time these teams met at this stadium was on 01‑03‑2020, in a match for the Bundesliga that ended in a draw by (1‑1). The goals of the match were scored by P. Schick (32 ‘) for RB Leipzig and by L. Bailey (29’) for Bayer Leverkusen.
The home team is currently in 2nd place, with 35 points won, after 10 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home to Union Berlin by (1‑0). In the last match, they lost away to Mainz 05 by (3‑2). For the league, RB Leipzig won 22 points out of 27 possible points, after 7 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 9 home matches. His attack has scored regularly, since he has managed to score in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In 18 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 4 times and only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard.
Leipzig comes unmotivated for this match after an away defeat, by 3-2, against Mainz. One of the great qualities of the home team is the way they can counterattack. It is expected that the home coach will put his team back in a 5-3-2 formation, where the men who will line up in the most central part of the field are Macel Sabitzer, Dani Olmo and Amadou Haidara. It should be noted that the two men destined for more offensive tasks are Emil Forsberg and Alexander Sorloth. Coach Julian Nagelsmann will be without Yussuf Poulsen, Fabrice Hartmann, Dominik Szoboszlai, Konrad Laimer, Benjamin Henrichs and Ibrahima Konaté for being injured.
The visiting team is currently in 3rd place, with 32 points won, after 9 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, they won at home against Borussia Dortmund by (2‑1). In the last match, they have lost at home to Wolfsburg by (0‑1). In the league, Bayer Leverkusen won 17 points out of 27 possible points, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses in the last 9 home matches. In the away matches in the league, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 0‑1, which occurred in 4 of their 9 games. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, but their offense has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 18 matches for the Bundesliga, he suffered the first goal 6 times but managed to turn the score in 2.
Leverkusen comes unmotivated for this match after a home defeat, by 0-1, receiving Wolfsburg. The visiting team has shown a lot of consistency in defensive set pieces, and rarely grants any goal situation through this model. Contrary to the “enemy” of this round, Leverkusen’s team should play in a 4-3-3 tactical system, with the objective of using the side corridors to invest in the offensive process. Even so, it is expected that Leverkusen will adopt a more defensive stance, taking into account its quality in relation to that of the “enemy”. The Leverkusen coach should not be able to count on Patrik Schick, Paulinho, Nadiem Amiri, Exequiel Palacios, Julian Baumgartlinger, Mitchell Weiser, Santiago Arias and Sven Bender for being handed over to the medical department.
RB Leipzig – Bayer Leverkusen FREE TIPS
RB Leipzig – Win @ 2.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90