RB Leipzig vs Union Berlin Prediction 20/01/2020

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RB Leipzig vs Union Berlin Prediction

Kick Off: Jan 20, 2021 at 7.30pm UK at Red Bull Arena

 

RB Leipzig Play Union Berlin from the Bundesliga on Wednesday, Together with All the Traffic Certain to Go into the top four of the Table in the halfway Point of the Year if they Could Conquer Julian Nagelsmann’s side.

Leipzig, meanwhile, has to triumph themselves in order to prevent losing any more ground on league leaders Bayern Munich.

After losing 3-1 at home to Borussia Dortmund at a humbling defeat, Leipzig went to Wolfsburg on Saturday knowing that they were planning to need leaning back with a success so as to maintain the strain on Bayern.

On the other hand, the natives are yet to be defeated at home in the league this year, so winning was definitely likely to be quite a tall order. Nordi Mukiele smashed Leipzig to the lead from the opening moments, however Renato Steffen and Wout Weghorst reacted to Provide Oliver Glasner’s side the lead at the break.

Now Nagelsmann would definitely have taken a draw, which Willi Orban’s goal duly delivered to his side since the match ended 2-2. But since Wolfsburg’s only two shots on goal around the 90 minutes were their 2 aims, there could have been a tinge of disappointment which Leipzig couldn’t find the breakthrough despite dominating the second half.

Defeating a Union Berlin side not having lost any of the past six games, with demanding fittings against Bayern, Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen contained in these, is not likely to prove any simpler on Wednesday.

TEAM NEWS

Leipzig seem to be through the worst of the injury problems, but new registering Dominik Szoboszlai is going to need to wait to make his debut until next month because of a groin injury.

Ibrahima Konate, Benjamin Henrichs and Konrad Laimer are ruled out to the trip of Union Berlin.

Christian Gentner is a doubt for the trip to Leipzig, together with Anthony Ujah and Joel Pohjanpalo certainly ruled out.

RB Leipzig possible starting lineup:
Gulasci; Orban, Upamecano, Halstenberg; Mukiele, Kampl, Sabitzer, Angelino; Olmo, Forsberg; Poulsen

Union Berlin possible starting lineup:
Luthe; Friedrich, Knoche, Hubner; Trimmel, Lenz, Prommel, Andrich, Ingvartsen; Becker, Awoniyi

OUR TIP: Over 1.5

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