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The Bundesliga 1 match at The Red Bull Arena on Friday sees home side RB Leipzig welcome guests Bayern Munich.
Our RB Leipzig v Bayern Munich predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - plus the latest match odds.
RB Leipzig, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 1-2 Bundesliga 1 victory over Werder Bremen.
In that match, RB Leipzig had 52% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. For RB Leipzig, the scorers were André Silva (13') and Xaver Schlager (70'). At the other end, Werder Bremen got 7 attempts on goal with 6 on target. Christian Groß (57') scored for Werder Bremen.
Matches involving RB Leipzig have often been entertaining affairs of late with high scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past half dozen games, a total of 22 goals have gone in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 17 of them accredited to RB Leipzig. We shall soon see if that trend will end up being continued on in this game.
Their previous form shows that RB Leipzig:
- are winless against Bayern Munich when playing them at home in the last 4 league games.
- have not emerged victorious against Bayern Munich in their previous 8 league games.
- have not been beaten in their last 8 home league matches. It's been impressive.
Bayern Munich will go into this game following on from a 0-2 Bundesliga 1 win as they beat Schalke in their most recent game.
In that game, Bayern Munich had 70% possession and 21 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. For Bayern Munich, the goals were scored by Serge Gnabry (38') and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (52'). On the other side, Schalke 04 had 7 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
In their last half-dozen outings, Bayern Munich have helped themselves to a tally of 22 goals. Bayern Munich have also not failed to score in every single one of those games. In that time, they have seen 5 goals go against them.
Head to head
A study of their past head to head meetings going back to 09/02/2020 shows that these fixtures have ended in disappointment for RB Leipzig. They have not been able to get themselves any victories at all whereas Bayern Munich have been the better of the two, finishing as winners in 67 per cent of those matches played.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 25 in total at an average of 4.17 goals per match.
Team News: RB Leipzig
Péter Gulácsi (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Christopher Nkunku (Torn knee ligament) won’t be available for RB Leipzig gaffer Marco Rose.
Team News: Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann has to choose a team with limited availability. Noussair Mazraoui (Inflammation), Sadio Mané (Inflamed head of fibula), Lucas Hernández (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Manuel Neuer (Fracture of the lower leg) won’t be making appearances.
RB Leipzig would be disappointed if they were not to score a goal against this Bayern Munich side, however a single goal possibly won’t quite be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re going for a 1-2 advantage for Bayern Munich when all is said and done. Let’s wait and see how it plays out.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Red Bull Arena (47,069)
Captain: Péter Gulácsi
Chairman: Oliver Mintzlaff
Manager: Marco Rose
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 3, DFB-Pokal (Third Round), DFL-Supercup (Final), Champions League (Last 16)
🔑 Star Player: Timo Werner
Generally deployed in the Striker position, Timo Werner was born in Stuttgart, Germany. After making a first senior appearance for in the 2013 - 2014 season, the talented Forward has managed 4 league goals in the Bundesliga 2022 - 2023 campaign so far from a total of 9 appearances.