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The Bundesliga 1 game at Olympiastadion Berlin on Sunday will see home team Hertha Berlin up against RB Leipzig.
All Hertha Berlin v RB Leipzig match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Hertha Berlin prepare for this match following on from a 1-1 Bundesliga 1 drawn match versus Stuttgart.
In that game, Hertha Berlin managed 48% possession and 10 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Hertha Berlin was Luca Netz (82'). On the other side, VfB Stuttgart got 11 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Saša Kalajdžić (45') scored for Stuttgart.
It’s not been often in recent times where Hertha Berlin haven’t conceded. The reality is that Hertha have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 12 goals during that time. That pattern won’t necessarily follow through here, however.
Looking at their past form shows that Hertha Berlin:
- haven't beaten RB Leipzig in their previous 6 league matches.
- are without a win at home for the past 3 league matches.
Following on from a loss in their previous game against Liverpool in Champions League action, RB Leipzig and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, RB Leipzig managed 47% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. At the other end, Liverpool had 10 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Mohamed Salah (53') and Sadio Mané (58') scored for Liverpool.
During their 6 most recent matches, Julian Nagelsmann's RB Leipzig have seen their goal attempts be successful a total of 12 times, giving them a goals scored per game average of 2.
Head to head
Looking over past results between these clubs going back to 12/05/2018 reveals that these encounters have been pretty painful for Hertha Berlin. They have not been able to register any victories at all whereas RB Leipzig have been superior, getting wins in 83% of those match-ups.
Those games weren’t short on goals, either, with 29 overall which averages out at 4.83 goals per match.
The previous league meeting between these sides was Bundesliga 1 match day 5 on 24/10/2020 which finished with the scoreline of RB Leipzig 2-1 Hertha Berlin.
That day, RB Leipzig had 68% possession and 26 attempts at goal with 8 of them on target. The goalscorers were Dayot Upamecano (11') and Marcel Sabitzer (77').
Hertha Berlin got 9 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Jhon Córdoba (8') scored.
The match was refereed by Tobias Stieler.
Team News: Hertha Berlin
Jhon Córdoba (Muscular problems), Jordan Torunarigha (Hip Injury), Marvin Plattenhardt (Adductor problems), Javairô Dilrosun (Ligament Injury) and Dedryck Boyata (Foot Injury) will be missing for Hertha BSC manager Pál Dárdai.
Team News: RB Leipzig
RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann has a number of players out of action. Konrad Laimer (Ankle fracture), Dominik Szoboszlai (Adductor problems) and Emil Forsberg (Knee Injury) will miss out on this game.
In our opinion, Hertha Berlin will likely create enough chances to get a goal against this RB Leipzig outfit, but one goal likely won’t be enough to avoid a loss.
We therefore reckon that it will be a 1-2 winning margin for RB Leipzig at the end of the 90 minutes. We’ll have to see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Olympiastadion Berlin (74,649)
Captain: Dedryck Boyata
Chairman: Werner Gegenbauer
Manager: Pál Dárdai
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 15
⭐ Key Player: Jhon Córdoba
Generally playing in the Striker position, Jhon Córdoba was born in Cali, Colombia. Having made his senior debut playing for in the 2012 - 2013 season, the gifted Forward has bagged 5 league goals in the Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 12 appearances.