After a flattering start with the after-corona match, RB Leipzig is desperate to get back to winning ways as they head to the Opel Arena to take on Mainz. The match schedules for Sunday with kickoff at 14: 30 GMT.
After a steady performance in the buildup to their title run in the Bundesliga, a series of ties and losses saw the side lose ground to Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund in their title race. The side currently sits fourth on the table six point clear off title leaders Bayern Munich.
Die Rotten Bullen contended with a point over a near shock defeat to side Augsburg. The tie saw the side mark 51 points on the table and passed by side Borussia Monchengladbach and the gap extended with Dortmund and Munich.
Mainz made a successful 2-2 draw after coming from behind against Koln. The draw saw the side stay at the 15th position on the table with four points above the relegation play-off position in the hands of Fortuna Dusseldorf. However, the reverse fixture between the two sides beings scars after the 8-0 thrashing to the side at the hands of RB Leipzig.
Mainz vs. RB Leipzig Head to Head
Both sides have met on seven different occasions in the Bundesliga with RB Leipzig taking home four wins against Mainz with only one win. Here is a look at their past encounters:
RB Leipzig 8-0 Mainz
Mainz 3-3 RB Leipzig
RB Leipzig 4-1 Mainz
Mainz 3-0 RB Leipzig
PB Leipzig 2-2 Mainz
Mainz 2-3 RB Leipzig
RB Leipzig 3-1 Mainz
Mainz Team News
Robin Quaison is high flying in the Bundesliga with several impressive stats. The youngster scored 12 league goals this season. Jadon Sancho, Timo Werner and Robert Lewandowski only hold the record. The Swedish striker has 12 goals in 24 games with direct involvement on 41% of all goals by Mainz. The goals score have not been from a striking position for the striker but both wings.
RB Leipzig Team News
There is currently a contract dilemma at the camp with a number f top level starts on their last year deal. Center back Dayot Umpecano sets to leave the camp after failing to sign a contract extension deal. Forward Timo Werner elicits a lot of attention from Liverpool with future uncertain at the club.
Prediction and Odds
Both teams are desperate for a win with Mainz without one in two games, while RB Leipzig in three. We expect a high scoring affair to take place
RB Leipzig win
Goals Over 3.5
Most Goals Second Half
Timo Werner to Score