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Champions League – RB Leipzig vs Manchester City: Betting Preview

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Sports Innovation previews the Champions League match between RB Leipzig and Manchester City and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.

An exciting match could be on the cards on Tuesday, when RB Leipzig bid welcome to Manchester City at Red Bull Arena Leipzig.

We have reached the final round of the group phase in the Champions League this season. RB Leipzig, who fired manager Jesse Marsch at the weekend, are not exactly pulling up trees at the moment. The Red Bulls are tied with Club Brugge in third-place in Group A. They won’t progress to the next round, but could still qualify for the Europa League.

Manchester City, meanwhile, have already secured passage into the last-16 as Group A winners.

RB Leipzig vs Manchester City stats and analysis

Manchester City go into their last home game in the group play of the Champions League in red-hot form after a perfect campaign so far with 5 wins in a row. It puts them comfortably on top of the group, and the question is how big the motivation is for this final match.

Stats and facts for RB Leipzig and Manchester City in Champions League.

  • RB Leipzig did not win the last 3 matches in a row at home;
  • RB Leipzig conceded in the last 13 of 15 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 2.5 in RB Leipzig’s last 7 of 9 matches;
  • Total goals was OVER 3.5 in RB Leipzig’s last 4 of 6 matches.
  • Manchester City has won the last 3 matches in a row;
  • Manchester City has won in the last 4 of 5 matches;
  • Manchester City has won in the last 4 of 5 matches when playing away;
  • Manchester City scored in the last 11 of 13 matches.

Lineup RB Leipzig vs Manchester City

Current form — RB Leipzig v. Manchester City

RB Leipzig have been a bit bleak in their last 3 matches, although it opened with a 5-0 victory against Club Bruges. Unable to follow that up, they went down 3-1 against Bayer Leverkusen, before handing over all 3 points in a 2-1 defeat against Union Berlin.

Manchester City have been in awesome shape going into this next encounter, as they won their last 3 matches on the bounce. West Ham got left behind in a 2-1 win, before Aston Villa got hammered in a 1-2 victory. Watford was the most recent victim in a 1-3 win for Manchester City.

RB Leipzig v. Manchester City — fixture history

The one and only match between these teams was a Champions League match back on 15 September 2021 and saw Manchester City claim a 6-3 victory.

Full Time betting

Whether your betting strategy involves accumulators or you prefer betting singles, the bookmakers naturally offer prices on this upcoming encounter. RB Leipzig are currently priced at 3.80 to win, while the draw is 4.20. The away win for Manchester City racks up a potential accumulator at odds of 1.95.

Top goalscorer

It is hard to look past Christopher Nkunku when searching for a goalscorer for RB Leipzig. The attacking midfielder has managed to hit the target 5 times in 6 previous outings for RB Leipzig. With Bernardo Silva out of the Manchester City squad, a returning Kevin De Bruyne or Raheem Sterling could be the visitors’ best bet for a goal.