Rb leipzig vs bayer leverkusen prediction

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What is RB Leipzig’s record against Bayer Leverkusen?

RB Leipzig have an excellent record against Bayer Leverkusen and have won four games out of a total of nine matches played between the two teams. Bayer Leverkusen have managed only one victory against RB Leipzig and need to take it up a notch this weekend.

What is the position of Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga?

Bayer Leverkusen are currently in third place in the Bundesliga standings and have exceeded expectations this season. Die Werkself suffered a 1-0 defeat to VfL Wolfsburg last week and will want to return to winning ways in this game.

Can RB Leipzig put pressure on Bayern Munich at top of table?

RB Leipzig are three points ahead of their opponents at the moment and could put pressure on Bayern Munich at the top of the Bundesliga table with a victory in this match. The home side was stunned by FSV Mainz in its previous game and will need to win this match.

Can beating Leverkusen secure Champions League football once again?

Beating Leverkusen would be a huge step to securing Champions League football once again, though, with plenty still left to play for this season. Leverkusen, meanwhile, followed up the superb 2-1 victory over top-four rivals Borussia Dortmund by disappointingly losing 1-0 at home to Wolfsburg last weekend.

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Bayer Leverkusen Player to Watch?

Patrick Schick – The Czech forward has returned to action following a 2-month lay-off and will be looking to add to his impressive tally of 20 goal…


RB Leipzig Player to Watch?

Christopher N´Kunku – The French forward scored twice in the midweek win at Atalanta, taking his tally to 31 goals for the season.


Where to watch?

This Bundesliga match can be viewed live on Sky Sports and selected betting platforms.


RB Leipzig to Win

Jesse Marsch effect is finally showing on RB Leipzig, who belatedly gave a good performance in the UEFA Champions League. They take on Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga, who themselves impressed in a 3-2 win over Celtic.


Total Goals – Over 2.5

While not normally known for their involvement in high scoring fixtures, RB Leipzig has seen four of their last five fixtures conclude with an Over 2.5 total goals tally. They will be hoping to give Bayer Leverkusen a taste of their new found love for scoring goals.


Both Teams to Score – Yes

Barring their last two performances, Leipzig has seen both sides get on the scoreboard in four matches prior. The statistics for Leverkusen are more interesting with six of their last nine matches concluding with goals at either end of the pitch.


RB Leipzig vs Bayer Leverkusen Head-to-Head

RB Leipzig have an excellent record against Bayer Leverkusen and have won four games out of a total of nine matches played between the two teams. Bayer Leverkusen have managed only one victory against RB Leipzig and need to take it up a notch this weekend.


RB Leipzig

Konrad Laimer, Benjamin Henrichs, and Ibrahima Konate are currently injured and have been ruled out of this match. Kevin Kampl is also carrying a knock and might not be included in the squad.


Bayer Leverkusen

Exequiel Palacios, Santiago Arias, Paulinho, and Mitchell Weiser are currently injured and will not be able to feature in this game. Sven Bender has made progress with his recovery and might not be risked in this match.


RB Leipzig vs Bayer Leverkusen Predicted XI

RB Leipzig Predicted XI (3-4-3): Peter Gulacsi; Dayot Upamecano, Willi Orban, Lukas Klostermann; Angelino, Marcel Sabitzer, Tyler Adams, Nordi Mukiele; Christopher Nkunku, Dani Olmo, Emil Forsberg


RB Leipzig vs Bayer Leverkusen Prediction

RB Leipzig have been impressive this season but their recent slump does not bode well for a potential title challenge. Bayern Munich have managed to regain their top spot and both RB Leipzig and Bayer Leverkusen will need to take it up a notch in the Bundesliga.


Match preview

Leipzig’s 3-2 defeat to second-bottom Mainz 05 was a particularly gruelling one given that it was the hosts’ first home win of the season.


Team News

Leipzig will be without Yussuf Poulsen, Kevin Kampl, Dominik Szoboszlai, Ibrahima Konate, Benjamin Henrichs and Konrad Laimer due to the visit of Leverkusen.


We say: RB Leipzig 2-1 Bayer Leverkusen

Both sides have significant injury issues, but Leipzig look to be missing fewer key players and should have enough to secure a narrow victory.


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