LEV vs LEP Dream11 Prediction:
Expect fireworks when RB Leipzig would meet Bayer Leverkusen in the next game of the Bundesliga. RB Leipzig would be looking to pick up from where they left off their travels last season as they visit BayArena on Saturday night. RB Leipzig won 4 of their last away games during the last season, while Bayer Leverkusen have won 6 of their last 8 games at their home soil. RB Leipzig began their new season with a 3-0 win over Nurnburg. Bayer Leverkusen, meanwhile, played a goalless draw with Wolfsburg. Both sides would now be looking for a vital win in the early days of the season to keep up the intensity. Let's take a look at the LEV vs LEP Dream 11 Prediction for this upcoming Bundesliga fixture.
Date and Time: September 26, 7:00 PM (IST)
Bayer 04 Leverkusen: D
RB Leipzig: W
Head-to-Head (last 6 meetings)
Bayer 04 Leverkusen: 01
RB Leipzig: 02
Bayer 04 Leverkusen Team News
They are coming to this game off 0-0 Draw against Wolfsburg in the last game.
Injury Report, Unavailability: Paulinho is out injured.
Expected Changes: Leon Bailey is in the line to mark his return from the injury.
Patrik Schick could get a Bundesliga debut for Leverkusen up top against his former side.
Both the Benders, Sven and Lars, could line up in defence.
LEV Playing 11 (Probable)
RB Leipzig Team News
RB Leipzig defeated Nurnburg 3-0 in their last game.
Injury Report, Unavailability: Marcel Sabitzer is out injured.
Expected Changes: Ibrahima Konate is on his way back following a hip injury.
Norwegian striker Alexander Sorloth could get his Bundesliga debut at BayArena.
Benjamin Henrichs and Hwang Hee-chan could also earn recalls to the starting XI after being introduced from the bench last time out.
Poulsen and Forsberg would also start in the attack for RB Leipzig.
LEP Playing 11 (Probable)
GK: L Hradecky
DEF: S Bender, D Upamecano, Angelino
MID: M Diaby, K Bellarabi, D Olmo, C Nkunku, E Forsberg
ST: P Schick, Y Poulsen
Patrik Schick would lead the attack for the home side Bayer Leverkusen. He has managed to score a total of 41 goals and provided 11 assists further in 162 games.
Yussuf Poulsen has already opened the account for RB Leipzig this season. The centre forward has scored a total of 30 goals and provided 18 assists further in 113 games.
X factors, differential picks
Moussa Diaby would be a vital player on the left-wing for Bayer Leverkusen. In 29 Bundesliga games, he has scored a total of 5 goals. He has also provided 5 assists further.
Emil Forsberg was directly involved in 2 goals for RB Leipzig in the last game. He scored a goal and provided one assist as well in the opening game of the season.
Both teams are having to cope with the loss of key men. Leipzig hit the ground running with a routine home win on the opening weekend, whereas Leverkusen were held by Wolfsburg. Here are the betting odds from some bookmakers:
Bet365 – RB Leipzig – 6/5, Bayer Leverkusen 21/10
Skybet –RB Leipzig – 23/20, Bayer Leverkusen 2
Betfair –RB Leipzig – 5/4, Bayer Leverkusen 11/5
As per the LEV vs LEP today match prediction odds, RB Leipzig are likely to win this game.