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Bayer Leverkusen will arrive at Red Bull Arena on Sunday for the Bundesliga 1 clash with home team RB Leipzig.
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RB Leipzig, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 0-5 Champions League success against Club Brugge.
In that game, RB Leipzig had 45% possession and 23 attempts at goal with 13 on target. For RB Leipzig, the goals were scored by Christopher Nkunku (12', 93'), Emil Forsberg (17', 45') and André Silva (26'). Club Brugge got 10 attempts at goal with 3 on target.
In their past 6 fixtures, Jesse Marsch's RB Leipzig have found the net a combined total of 11 times, with that being an average number of goals per match equal to 1.83.
Their prior results show that RB Leipzig:
- have not been beaten by Bayer Leverkusen in home games against them for the last 3 league games.
- haven't lost in the league to Bayer Leverkusen in their previous 6 matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 4 league matches at home.
Bayer Leverkusen will come into the encounter following on from a 3-2 Europa League win versus Celtic in their most recent outing.
In that game, Bayer Leverkusen managed 58% possession and 16 shots at goal with 7 on target. For Bayer Leverkusen, goals were scored by Robert Andrich (16', 82') and Moussa Diaby (87'). At the other end, Celtic had 5 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Josip Juranović (40') and Jota (56') scored for Celtic.
Gerardo Seoane's Bayer Leverkusen have turned their attacks into goals a total of 10 times throughout their latest six matches. The overall goals that they have conceded during those same clashes equals 7.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 11/11/2018 tells us that RB Leipzig have won 3 of these and Bayer Leverkusen 0, with the tally of draws standing at 3.
In all, 16 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 11 for Leipzig and 5 created by Leverkusen. The average goals per game has been 2.67.
The previous league contest between the two was Bundesliga 1 match day 19 on 30/01/2021 when the final score was RB Leipzig 1-0 Bayer Leverkusen.
In that game, RB Leipzig managed 45% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. The scorer was Christopher Nkunku (51').
At the other end, Bayer Leverkusen got 8 attempts on goal with 3 on target.
The referee was Harm Osmers.
Team News: RB Leipzig
The RB Leipzig manager Jesse Marsch will be grateful not to have any fitness worries whatsoever before this match owing to a completely healthy squad available to choose from.
Team News: Bayer Leverkusen
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad to pick from, the Bayer Leverkusen manager Gerardo Seoane has zero fitness concerns to report before this game.
In this game, Bayer Leverkusen are dangerous enough to breach the defence of this RB Leipzig team, however it might not be enough to avoid defeat.
We think that it’s going to be both teams to score in a 2-1 advantage for RB Leipzig by the time that the referee blows the final whistle. It should be a decent one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Red Bull Arena (42,959)
Captain: Péter Gulácsi
Chairman: Oliver Mintzlaff
Manager: Jesse Marsch
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 7, DFB-Pokal (Third Round), Champions League (Group A)
🔑 Star Player: Yussuf Poulsen
Mostly deployed in the Striker position, Yussuf Poulsen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. After having played his first senior match for Lyngby BK in the 2011 - 2012 season, the dangerous Forward has contributed 4 league goals in this Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in a total of 10 appearances.