Leipzig – Hoffenheim
RB Leipzig welcomes Hoffenheim in a last match from the 23th round of the German Bundesliga. Let’s take a look at this clash at the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig on Monday night.
At this moment RB Leipzig are 4th in the Bundesliga standings, continuing their fight for a Top 4 finish and a return to the Champions League. Right now they have 41 points won and a 5 points advantage in front of the 5th Bayer Leverkusen. Their record from the beginning of the season looks like this: 12 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses. In their last five games Leipzig are doing pretty well – three wins, one draw and one defeat.
In their last game Ralph Rangnick’s boys enjoyed a 3-1 win during the visit to the struggling Stuttgart. Yussuf Poulsen scored a brace for the visitors, while Marcel Sabitzer also added one goal for Leipzig. Steven Zuber scored Stuttgart’s only goal in the game, but it was far from enough.
Hoffenheim on the other hand are 8th in the Bundesliga with 33 points since the start of the season. Julian Nagelsmann’s team have a record of 8 wins, 9 draws and 5 losses. In their last five matches Hoffe won twice, made two draws and lost only once – against Bayern Munich.
Hoffe’s last game was a success. The team hosted Hannover 96 at the PreZero Arena and achieved a comfortable 3-0 win. Joelinton opened the score for Hoffenheim, while Ishak Belfodil made it 2-0. The third goal in the game was scored by Kerem Demirbay 10 minutes before the end.
These are our thoughts about the Bundesliga fixture between RB Leipzig and Hoffenheim at the Red Bull Arena. This game looks very balanced, so it’s hard to say which team is a favourite. We wish you good luck!