RB Leipzig vs Atalanta: prediction for the UEFA Europa League match
RB Leipzig started the current European campaign in the Champions League, where team failed to beat PSG and Manchester City. But two victories over Brugge brought the team into the 3rd spot in the group and club advanced into the Europa League playoffs. At the first round The Bulls managed to beat Real Sociedad by a 5:3 score on aggregate.
After 28 rounds of the Bundesliga Die Rotten Bullen have 14 victories and six draws, delivering 48 points and a 4th spot in the standings. Team has the best offensive record in the league with 61 goals scored.
In three latest matches Domenico Tedesco's men beat Greuther Furth (6:1), drew to Eintracht (0:0) and beat Borussia Dortmund (4:1).
Poulsenand Haidarawon't take part in the Europa League game.
Just like their today opponent, Atalanta started the performance in the Champions League, finishing the group stage at the 3rd place. At the first stage of the Europa League playoffs The Goddess faced the Greek champion, who failed to provide any competition - Bergamo side easily beat Olympiacos (5:1 on aggregate). In the second round Italian club eliminated Bayer from the competition (4:2 on aggregate).
After 30 rounds of Serie A Gian Piero Gasperini's men have 14 victories and nine draws. These results brought 51 points and a 7th spot in the standings. After a victory over Bologna (1:0) visitors were beaten by Napoli (1:3) at home.
Ilicic, Demiral, Toloi and Cabezas won't feature in the match.
RB Leipzig won 4 of 5 latest matches
In three of four latest home matches of Leipzig this bet was successful
This bet played in 3 of 4 latest matches of Leipzig
This bet played in 2 of 4 latest matches of the visitors
We are expecting a match between two even opponents and it is important not to make any mistakes. Visitors are looking great on defense and they have a number of experienced players. German team also has a great squad of players and fans' support, which might be a key factor in the upcoming game. Bulls also put up a great performance in previous matches, they are in a great form.
Our prediction - RB Leipzig to win the match
We are not expecting a bunch of goal opportunities here. We will probably see a struggle in the middle of the pitch for the most of the time, so hosts will probably snatch a one-goal victory.
Our prediction - RB Leipzig to win by one goal