The Red Bull Arena sets to come alive as it hosts two of the most in-form sides in the Bundesliga. RB Leipzig will be playing host to side Borussia Dortmund this Saturday with the match scheduled for 16:30 GMT.
The crowning of Bayern Munich as the Bundesliga championships for the eighth consecutive time leaves the competition for first runners up. Borussia Dortmund were favourites to take the slot but a loss to Mainz over the weekend left room for hope for side RB Leipzig.
RB Leipzig is currently third in the Bundesliga standings with 63 points which is three points behind side Borussia Dortmund. The race for second-best sets to come alive with a win over Black and Yellow will relive their hopes for RB Leipzig.
Chelsea this week completed the signing of talisman Timo Werner from the club. The talisman has been an outstanding figure behind the attacking force for the side. The imminent summer departure leaves behind a gap for the side.
Borussia Dortmund were favourites to change the narratives for Bayern Munich at the beginning of the season. However, a series of inconsistent displays robbed the side of their title hopes. The Bundesliga title is over for the side as they contend with a top-four finish.
RB Leipzig vs. Borussia Dortmund Head to Head
Both sides have seven games between them, with Borussia Dortmund taking home three wins. RB Leipzig contends with only two wins, here is a look at their previous encounters:
RB Leipzig 2-2 Fortuan Duseeldorf
Hoffenheim 0-2 RB Leipzig
RB Leipzig 1-1 SC Paderborn
Koln 2-4 RB Leipzig
RB Leipzig 2-2 Hertha BSC
Borussia Dortmund 0-2 Mainz 05
Fortuna Dussldorf 0-1 Borussia Dortmund
Borussia Dortmund 1-0 Hertha BSC
SC Paderborn 07 1-6 Borussia Dortmund
Borussia Dortmund 0-1 Bayern Munich
RB Leipzig Team News
Center forward recently announced his summer departure to Chelsea. The star’s moves mean he will miss out on the side’s quarterfinals in the Champions League. Filling the void will be forward Yussuf Poulsen who is out with an ankle injury.
Borussia Dortmund Team News
A missing figure for the side will be exciting talent Ashraf Hakimi serving a yellow card suspension. Other missing figures for the clash due to injuries include Marco Reus, Manuel Akanji and defender Zagadou. However, an injury boost for the side will be sensational forward Haaland.
Prediction and Odds
We expect a high-intensity match with both sides looking for a win to set the gap. A goal-scoring fest will mark the weekend.
Goals Over 2.5
Both Teams to Score