RB Leipzig predicted line-up vs Liverpool, Preview, prediction, Latest team news, Live Stream, UCL 2020/21- Round of 16 -1st Leg
RB Leipzig are set to take on the former champions of Europe in the 1st leg of round of 16 on 17th Feb. Alley Sport is here with the RB Leipzig predicted line-up vs Liverpool and all other details on this fixture.
As per the current regulations around Europe relating to travel are fast changing, it is confirmed that the 1st leg of this clash of former champions & last years semi finalist will be played in neutral venues at the Puskás Aréna in Budapest.
The German official refused to let Liverpool FC play in Germany due to Covid-19 restrictions and Leipzig has to find a new venue in order to cancel out the game being forfeited which will result in Liverpool winning on a 0-3 margin. As new Covid cases are resulting to a spike in England & with lockdown been imposed, Liverpool players are advised not to play at Anfield which may result in both legs to be played at neutral venues. However, further confirmation regarding 2nd leg is yet to be official.
RB Leipzig VS Liverpool Preview
AS RB Leipzig are set to take on Liverpool in their 1st ever meeting against the reds in UCl, we Alley sport are here with the previews of the match. As said this will be the first competitive encounter between both the teams. However Leipzig are not new to english opponent as they have already faced Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United in the group stage of UCL 2020-21. RB Leipzig has managed to get them through to the round of 16 by finishing ahead of Manchester United in the group stage this season behind the group leaders PSG.
Meanwhile Liverpool FC are unbeaten in their last 5 away games against German club’s in all competition. The reds last defeat against a German side was in April 2002 against Bayern Leverkusen in the Quarter-Finals of Champions League. Meanwhile, RB Leipzig has managed to reach the semi-finals of last season Champions League, whereas Liverpool will be looking to get to the final of the UCL for the third time in last four campaigns.
As both team as set to go head to head against each other for the first time, we would like you to take a close look at how both the teams are performing in their respective domestic league.
Even with the departure of Timo Werner to Chelsea, Julian Nagelsmann and team have been really good in terms of their domestic league performance as they are currently 2nd in the league behind the league leaders Bayern Munich with 44 points from 21 games and are on an excellent form as they have won four of their last five league games (W-W-W-L-W).
Meanwhile, the reds are not at all having a good time at England as they got humiliated by Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City at Anfield after 17 years. Liverpool are currently 4th in league table with 40 points from 23 games. They have only won 2 out of their last 5 league games & are currently on their worse form of the season (L-L-W-W-L).
RB Leipzig vs Liverpool Team News
With the long list of injury, Liverpool looks to be shaggy in their defense and are currently missing the target often in the league. They are not as clinical as they used to be in the final third and defensive mistakes are on high alert as they are committing silly individual mistakes even from the goal keeper. This will be something Kloop will be furious about & at the deadline day, Liverpool have managed to sign two new defenders to sort their defensive problems.
RB Leipzig predicted line-up vs Liverpool
The formation that Leipzig are most likely to go with is 3-1-4-2. The RB Leipzig predicted line-up vs Liverpool will be as following:
RB Leipzig Vs Liverpool Prediction
As the Round of 16 is around the corner & after taking a look at both teams stats in depth, We here at Alley sport are expecting this to be a thriller to watch and are predicting a 2-2 draw for both the sides.
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RB Leipzig Vs Liverpool Livestream
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