08/12/2020 Daily Predictions: UEFA Champions League 2020-21, RB Leipzig vs. Manchester United

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RB Leipzig vs. Manchester United Match preview

RB Leipzig is set to welcome Manchester United in the 6th round of the Champions League at Red Bull Arena on Tuesday night.

Both teams have played five matches with equal points, the visitors are placed at the top while the host is at the 3rd spot just goal difference separating the two.

RB Leipzig is coming into this game after drawing 3-3 away to Bayern Munchen, while Red Devils won 3-1 away to West Ham United. This remains one of the toughest groups in the Champions League as three teams can still qualify with United, PSG, and Leipzig all having nine points ahead of Matchday 6.

Match Facts

  • RB Leipzig has won four times, drawn twice, and lost twice in eight matches in all competitions this season.
  • The Red Bulls have registered a single clean-sheet in the last eight matches in all competitions.
  • Manchester United has registered a single clean-sheet in the last eight matches in all competitions this season.
  • The Red Devils have featured in ten EPL matches this season winning six times, drawn once, and lost thrice.
  • RB Leipzig has won all four home matches in all competitions this season.
  • Manchester United has won three out of four away matches in all competitions this season.

RB Leipzig vs. Manchester United Head to Head

These teams have met once in the Champions League at Old Trafford, where the Red Devils carried the day with a 5-0 win over the Red Bulls.

RB Leipzig Team News

Right-back Lukas Klostermann and midfielder Konrad Laimer are unlikely to feature in this clash with a knee injury.

French defender Nordi Mukiele muscle injury and was left in Germany for his recovery.

Kevin Kampl and American international Tyler Adams who has a small injury in his knee require a further fitness test.

Manchester United Team News

On the other hand, Manchester United will also have a list of injuries, Left-back Luke Shaw, centre-back Phil Jones and striker Anthony Martial are in the treatment room nursing injuries while Brazilian midfielder Fred is serving his suspension.

Forward Edinson Cavani and goalkeeper David de Gea their availability are in doubt.

RB Leipzig vs. Manchester United Prediction

Both teams need to win to ensure qualification to the next round.

The Red Bulls were thrashed 5-0 by Manchester United in the reverse fixture, and a similar event seems unlikely. Julian Nagelsmann’s side will be keen to ensure that the all time lethal strikers will be put to a halt.

United, on the other hand, won in their first Champions League campaign match 2-1 against Paris Saint-Germain. However, the loss to Istanbul Basaksehir shook them.

Our topbets pundit is predicting away and Betway is backing the results with 2.56 odds while 1XBet is giving 2.656 Odds.

Goals – Over 2.5

In the previous encounter, the two teams have produced more than two goals; therefore chances of registering more than two goals are likely to be on the scoreboard.

We expect more goals to be produced in this match therefore over 2.5 markets ascertained by our pundits

Betway are backing the goals with 1.57 while 1XBet is placing odds at 1.64. 

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