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RB Leipzig journey to Weserstadion on Saturday for the Bundesliga 1 clash with home side Werder Bremen.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Werder Bremen v RB Leipzig are shown below - plus the latest match odds.
Werder Bremen fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 0-1 DFB-Pokal triumph vs Regensburg.
In that match, Werder Bremen managed 57% possession and 16 shots at goal with 5 on target. The only player to score for Werder Bremen was Yūya Ōsako (52'). For their opponents, SSV Jahn Regensburg got 10 attempts at goal with 3 on target.
Florian Kohfeldt's Werder Bremen have scored 6 times over their past 6 outings. The number of goals that have been scored against them in that same time is 7.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Werder Bremen:
- haven't won against RB Leipzig in their last 3 league games.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 league games.
Following on from a loss in their previous game against Bayern Munich in Bundesliga 1 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 had 53% possession and 13 shots at goal with 2 on target. On the other side, Bayern München got 9 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Leon Goretzka (38') scored for Bayern Munich.
The trend of at least one team not scoring a goal in games featuring RB Leipzig has become noticeable in recent matches. Looking at their last six meetings shows that this has happened 5 times. During those clashes, their opponents have managed a goal tally of 4 and Leipzig have scored 7. We will see if that trend will end up being continued on into this next match.
Heading into this fixture, RB Leipzig are undefeated in their previous 4 away league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head-to-head meetings stretching back to 15/04/2018 shows that Werder Bremen have won 1 of these games & RB Leipzig 4, with the number of draws standing at 1.
An aggregate of 18 goals were produced between them in this period, with 5 of them for Werder and 13 being from Leipzig. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.
The previous league clash between these clubs was Bundesliga 1 match day 11 on 12/12/2020 and the score finished RB Leipzig 2-0 Werder Bremen.
That time, RB Leipzig managed 54% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. Goals were scored by Marcel Sabitzer (26') and Dani Olmo (41').
On the other side, Werder Bremen got 10 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
The referee was Sören Storks.
Team News: Werder Bremen
Ilia Gruev (Ankle Injury), Ludwig Augustinsson (Thigh Muscle Strain), Ömer Toprak (Back trouble), Nick Woltemade (Ruptured lateral collateral ligament), Luca Plogmann (Patella rupture) and Niclas Füllkrug (Fractured Toe) are not available for Bremen manager Florian Kohfeldt. Maximilian Eggestein will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Team News: RB Leipzig
RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann has some current player fitness concerns. Konrad Laimer (Ankle fracture), Angeliño (Muscle Injury), Yussuf Poulsen (Muscle Injury) and Dominik Szoboszlai (Adductor problems) will miss out on this game. Players who are serving a ban and are therefore ineligible to play are Dayot Upamecano and Nordi Mukiele.
We feel that in this game, Werder Bremen are capable enough to breach the defence of this RB Leipzig outfit, but a single goal probably won’t quite prevent defeat.
We’re therefore tipping a close game with a 1-2 victory for RB Leipzig after 90 minutes. It’s a very tough call.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Weserstadion (42,100)
Captain: Niklas Moisander
Chairman: Marco Bode
Manager: Florian Kohfeldt
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 13
🔑 Star Man: Niklas Füllkrug
Normally used in the Striker position, Niklas Füllkrug was born in Hannover, Germany. After having made a senior debut playing for SV Werder Bremen II in the 2011 - 2012 season, the talented Forward has netted 5 league goals in the Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in 14 appearances.