Tuesday’s Champions League action sees RB Leipzig fighting it out with İstanbul Başakşehir.
All RB Leipzig v İstanbul Başakşehir match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - plus the latest betting odds.
RB Leipzig fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 0-2 Bundesliga 1 victory vs Augsburg.
In that match, RB Leipzig had 68% possession and 15 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. For RB Leipzig, goals were scored by Angeliño (45') and Yussuf Poulsen (66'). FC Augsburg 1907 got 6 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
Julian Nagelsmann's RB Leipzig have found the net a sum total of 13 times in their last half-dozen outings. At the other end, the tally of goals that have been scored against them in those same games is 5.
İstanbul Başakşehir will come into the meeting following a 0-2 Süper Lig win with the downing of Trabzonspor in their last match.
For İstanbul Başakşehir, the scorers were İrfan Kahveci (32') and Edin Višća (53').
The forward players for İstanbul Başakşehir have suffered from a shortage of goals in their past six games, recording the poor return of just 2. In those fixtures, Belediye have also seen the collective goal aggregate of their opponents equal 9. That kind of pattern might not be carried forward into this game, of course.
It’s looking like İstanbul Başakşehir will surely find it tough to be putting goals past a RB Leipzig outfit who will most probably fashion the chances to find the net multiple times while not conceding.
Our selection here is for a 3-0 winning scoreline for RB Leipzig when the full-time whistle blows.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Red Bull Arena (42,959)
Captain: Marcel Sabitzer
Chairman: Oliver Mintzlaff
Manager: Julian Nagelsmann
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 1, DFB-Pokal (First Round), Champions League (Group H)
⭐ Key Man: Emil Forsberg
Typically played in the Left Wing position, Emil Forsberg was born in Sundsvall, Sweden. After having played his first senior match for GIF Sundsvall in the 2009 season, the skilful Forward has hit 2 league goals in the Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 campaign so far from a total of 3 appearances.