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BIE vs LEP Dream11 Tips for Arminia Bielefeld vs RB Leipzig Bundesliga Fixtures 19 March

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BIE vs LEP Dream11: RB Leipzig makes the trip to the Schuco Arena to take on Arminia Bielefeld in the Bundesliga. Arminia is coming off the back of an impressive 2-1 win over Bayer Leverkusen last week but that was only their 6th win from their 25 league games. They currently find themselves in 15th place, just 1 point above the relegation zones and will need a win to push them further into safety. RB Leipzig is having a good run of form domestically and last, lost a league game 2 months ago. They are 4 points off the top of the table and will want to keep the pressure on league leaders, Bayern Munich.

Date: 20th March, Saturday
Kick-Off: 1 am (IST)
Venue: Schuco Arena, Bielefeld

Bundesliga Table: Arminia Bielefeld are 15th in the league while RB Leipzig are 2nd.

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Arminia Bielefeld: LLDLW
RB Leipzig: WWWLD

Head-to-Head (last 5 meetings): The two sides have met each other only 3 times in their recent history with Leipzig winning twice and 1 game ending in a draw.

BIE vs LEP Today Match Prediction Details

Arminia Bielefeld News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

• Left-back, Jacob Laursen, suffered a thigh injury and will be out until next month.
• Midfielders, Reinhold Yabo and Joan Edmundsson are out with muscular injuries.
• Nathan De Medina received his marching orders against Werder Bremen and will continue to serve his suspension.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

• Arminia are likely to remain unchanged from their game against Bayer Leverkusen
• Frank Kramer will look to pick out RB Leipzig’s intricate system and Masaya Okugawa, Ritsu Doan and Fabian Klos will be crucial to that.
• They will look to break the away side using quick counter-attacks and exploit the wide areas.

Arminia Bielefeld Starting XI (likely)

Stefan Ortega (GK)
Cedric Brunner
Amos Pieper
Joakim Nilsson
Anderson Lucoqui
Christian Gebauer
Arne Maier
Manuel Prietl
Masaya Okugawa
Ritsu Doan
Fabian Klos

RB Leipzig News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

• Leipzig will be without key defenders, Dayot Upamecano and Angelino who are out with muscular injuries.
• New signing, Dominik Szoboszlai continues to remain out of action.
• Konrad Laimer has a knee injury and will be out until next month.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

• Leipzig lined up in a 4-2-3-1 against Frankfurt but should go for the more direct 4-3-3 against Arminia.
• Lukas Klostermann should replace the injured, Dayot Upamecano, in the centre-back position.
• Christopher Nkunku and Dani Olmo should return to the lineup with Alexander Sorloth and Emil Forsberg making way.

RB Leipzig Starting XI (likely)

Peter Gulacsi (GK)
Nordi Mukiele
Lukas Klostermann
Willy Orban
Marcel Halstenberg
Kevin Kampl
Marcel Sabitzer
Amadou Haidara
Dani Olmo
Christopher Nkunku
Yussuf Poulsen

Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Christopher Nkunku – In just 12 starts, Christopher Nkunku has 6 goals and 4 assists. He has created 52 chances and has a pass accuracy of 83%. Nkunku has succeeded in 20 dribbles and whipped in an impressive 32 accurate crosses with a 34% accuracy. In his last 3 Bundesliga games, he has 2 goals and 2 assists as well.

Dani Olmo – Dani Olmo has 10 goal-contributions (3 goals and 7 assists) in 20 games this season. He has also created 38 chances with 20 shots on target. The Spanish international has completed 27 successful dribbles and will be deployed on the right flank by Julian Nagelsmann for this game.

Differential Pick

Ritsu Doan – The Japanese international is on loan from PSV Eindhoven and has 6 goal contributions (4 goals and 2 assists) so far. He has created 35 chances and 53% of his shots are on target. Doan has also succeeded in 46 attempted dribbles and whipped in 25 accurate crosses. He is very versatile and can play in all most all positions in midfield and upfront. Doan put in a man of the match performance against Bayer Leverkusen as well and grabbed the opening goal that ultimately saw Arminia win the game.

BIE vs LEP Dream 11 Teams

Goalkeeper – Gulacsi
Defenders – Mukiele, Orban, Klostermann
Midfielders – Prietl, Gebauer, Doan, Olmo (VC)
Forwards – Klos, Nkunku (C), Poulsen

Likely Winner

The BIE vs LEP Today Match Prediction should be a win for the away side but they will cautious after last week. There will be a new sense of belief in the Arminia Bielefeld camp after their win against Bayer Leverkusen and will look to grab as much as they can against Leipzig. They will be cautiously confident while keeping an eye out for Leipzig’s threatening midfield. RB Leipzig has conceded the fewest goals in the league with just 21 goals in 25 games but will be wary with Dayot Upamecano sidelined.

Suraj Shivshankar @Srj1511

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