The prediction of Liverpool and RB Leipzig comes before the match of the eight-finals of the Champions League. This game will be played on March 9th, at Puskás Aréna, Hungary. In this match overview, we bring you betting tips and accurate predictions of results based on the analysis of these two sides.
Liverpool vs RB Leipzig Match Preview and Team News
The Reds go to their Round of 16 Champions League return leg clash with Leipzig, leading 2-0 from the first leg. Ahead of the match, Liverpool suffered a 1-0 defeat at home to relegation-threatened Fulham, which has left their title defense in tatters, and here they can only try to save face. They have only five wins in the last 18 matches and are winless in the previous eight games when playing at home. If Anfield is suddenly jinxed, then the Reds will be glad this game is at the Puskas Arena, and they’ll be hoping the good run Champions League run comes to play. Liverpool has just one loss in seven Champions League matches. Manager Jurgen Klopp rested key players in the defeat to Fulham, including Sadio Mane, Fabinho and Trent Alexander, and Thiago Alcantara, who was an unused substitute. Georginio Wijnaldum plays well in the middle of the pitch, and he does not allow the opponent much action. Sadio Mane plays excellently, he is fast in the one-on-one game, and he is unstoppable.
Meanwhile, it was business as usual for Leipzig, who thumped Freiburg 3-0 in the Bundesliga, winning their fourth straight match since losing to Liverpool. They need at least a 2-0 win to have a chance in this competition, and they’ve shown all the good signs. In their last four matches, they have three clean sheets and have scored 11 goals. Leipzig has had eight different scorers in the four games, showing the depth and strength in the team ahead of the Liverpool meet. They head to this game from three straight away wins, and all ending 3-0 in their favor. Dani Olmo creates a lot of problems with his opponents on the right flank. It’s hard to keep this guy in a one-on-one game, as he has fantastic dribbles. Marcel Sabitzer is a real football pearl, and it is a pleasure to watch this guy, he is a real team leader.
Liverpool vs RB Leipzig Predicted Lineups
Liverpool: Alisson,Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, Fabinho, Robertson, Thiago, Wijnaldum, Jones, Jota, Salah, Mane.
RB Leipzig: Gulacsi, Mukiele, Upamecano, Klostermann, Adams, Sabitzer, Kampl, Olmo, Angelino, Sorloth, Nkunku.
Liverpool vs RB Leipzig Betting Tips and Predictions
Liverpool has a two-goal advantage from the first match, and although they are not in a good momentum, they are favorites for going through.
This will be a big fight between these two rivals, and we should expect a goal from both teams. Football fans should enjoy this match and see at least a goal in each net.
Liverpool to win @2.25
BTTS Yes @1.60
Correct score 2:1 @9.00