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The Bundesliga 1 fixture at SC-Stadion on Saturday will see home side Freiburg prepare for the visit of RB Leipzig.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Freiburg v RB Leipzig match are shown here (plus the best game odds).
Freiburg will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 1-2 Bundesliga 1 victory versus Hertha Berlin.
In that game, Freiburg managed 56% possession and 11 shots at goal with 5 on target. For Freiburg, the scorers were Philipp Lienhart (17') and Nils Petersen (78'). At the other end, Hertha BSC got 12 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Krzysztof Piątek (70') scored for Hertha Berlin.
Over their preceding six fixtures, Christian Streich's Freiburg have scored a combined total of 11 times which gives them an average number of goals scored per match of 1.83.
RB Leipzig come into this game after a 3-0 Bundesliga 1 win versus VfL Bochum in their last fixture.
In that match, RB Leipzig managed 60% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 9 on target. For RB Leipzig, the goals were scored by André Silva (69') and Christopher Nkunku (73', 78'). On the other side, VfL Bochum got 9 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
Demonstrating their penchant for high-scoring encounters, goals have been celebrated 28 times in the prior six matches in which RB Leipzig have played, giving an average of 4.67 goals per fixture. Their opponents have managed 13 of those goals. Let’s find out whether or not that trend will be sustained here.
Coming into this clash, RB Leipzig have not won away from home in their last 6 league matches.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 08/12/2018 shows us that Freiburg have won 2 of these games and RB Leipzig 3, with the number of drawn games standing at 1.
In all, 17 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 7 of them for Freiburg and 10 netted by Leipzig. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.83.
The last league fixture between these sides was Bundesliga 1 match day 24 on 06/03/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Freiburg 0-3 RB Leipzig.
That time, Freiburg had 42% possession and 5 shots on goal with 1 of them on target.
RB Leipzig got 13 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Christopher Nkunku (41'), Alexander Sørloth (64') and Emil Forsberg (79') scored.
The referee was Guido Winkmann.
Team News: Freiburg
Jonathan Schmid (Corona virus) and Philipp Lienhart (Dental Surgery) are not available for Freiburg manager Christian Streich.
Team News: RB Leipzig
RB Leipzig boss Jesse Marsch has not got a full squad to pick from. Brian Brobbey (Muscle Injury), Dani Olmo (Torn Muscle Fibre), Marcel Halstenberg (Tear in a joint capsule), Willi Orban (Influenza) and Marcelo Saracchi (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are not ready for selection.
We’re envisaging that Freiburg will need things to go their way to score against this RB Leipzig lineup who should just have the edge.
We’ve gone for a 0-1 winning score for RB Leipzig when the full-time whistle blows.
Looking forward to watching this one unfold.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: SC-Stadion (34,700)
Captain: Christian Günter
Chairman: Fritz Keller
Manager: Christian Streich
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 4, DFB-Pokal (Second Round)
🔑 Key Man: Woo-Yeong Jeong
Typically used in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Woo-Yeong Jeong was born in Ulsan, Korea Republic. After having made a senior debut playing for Bayern Munich in the 2018 - 2019 season, the dangerous Midfielder has accumulated 2 league goals in the Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 campaign to date in a total of 7 appearances.