Leipzig vs Stuttgart
Leipzig have again announced their intention to win the Bundesliga title. Only he surprised with a rather weak first game, with Mainz (0-1). Even though he had a superior possession (64%) he failed to get dangerously close to the opponent's goal. Only two sutures on the goal managed to send in 90 minutes. For the new coach, Jesse Marsch, it was not a debut as he wanted. Leipzig has many valuable players, and Marsch must find the most efficient formula. The newcomer, Andre Silva, is the most dangerous offensive player.
Probable team: Gulacsi - Klostermann, Orban, Simakan, Angelino - Sabitzer, Laimer - Szoboszlai, Forsberg, Nkunku - Silva
Stuttgart achieved a conclusive success in the first stage, 5-1 with Furth. She is the first leader in the Bundesliga. This victory came when the infirmary is full, including the previous season's top scorer, Sasa Kalajdzic , being absent. The left defender Borna Sosa stood out, the one who offered three goal passes. Another defender, Marc-Oliver Kempf, scored twice. However, Mohamed Sankoh, who entered the course, was seriously injured and will miss an important period. For this match, there is talk of Kalajdzic's return. Hamadi Al Ghaddioui, the replacement in the first match, scored and we will see what will be the decision of coach Pellegrino Matarazzo.
Probable team: Müller - Mavropanos, Anton, Kempf - Massimo, Klement, Endo, Sosa - Förster, Klimowicz - Kalajdzic
Both teams have important absences in the two groups. Leipzig won all three home games against Stuttgart, without conceding a goal. We expect a new success of the hosts in this meeting.
The past is against Stuttgart
I have always been of the opinion that the present is more important and therefore decisive for the future. Than the past.
I will try to prove my firm conviction with my football prediction for this match.
Last season RB Leipzig finished 2nd. And Stuttgart were only 9th in the standings.
The Red Bulls were the team with the best defense in the First Bundesliga of Germany.
Historically, they have won 83% of their matches with today's opponent. And they have no losses, with 5 wins in the last 6 of them.
RB Leipzig has changed a lot
Very good. But so many things have changed since these historic events.
RB Leipzig has undergone major changes. And not only as a team, but also as a coaching team.
Apparently at least for now there is a problem. Because it's not normal to lose to Mainz, who barely escaped relegation.
Not so much the result, however, is important. Mainz deservedly won as a game according to xG data .
And the most curious thing was that the goal came after a mistake by the supposedly stable defense of Leipzig.
Apparently there will be only memories of her for a long time. Because it was from this line that important players were sold.
Let me remind you that, among other things, Mainz had 11 overthrown by Kovid and three isolated.
And until minutes before the match it was not known if it would take place.
And how do I vote confidence in such a team?
Forecast for RB Leipzig - Stuttgart
I do not overestimate the victory of Stuttgart over the debutant Greuther Furth with 5-1.
Yes, they really totally dominated. But who will allow them the same in Leipzig, someone can say.
That's right. But don't forget that Stuttgart have the same coach and strategy last season.
This means that they are a strong guest.
For reference, the Swabians were the 5th most successful guest. And more importantly, the 4th created the most goal situations.
I think that Stuttgart will probably not lose this match.
And at least for now RB Leipzig is undeservedly such a big favorite according to bookmakers .
Top facts and statistics for the match
- Leipzig have won just 2 of their last 10 games: 2-3-5.
- Leipzig is undefeated in 6 matches against Stuttgart: 5-1-0.
- Stuttgart have lost just 1 of their last 9 games: 5-3-1.
- There are over 2.5 goals in the last 4 matches of Stuttgart.