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| On Dec 3, 2021 9:30 PM IST

UNN vs LEP Dream11 Prediction for Union Berlin vs RB Leipzig Bundesliga Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team

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UNN vs LEP Dream11: Two Bundesliga defeats on the spin have seen RB Leipzig drop to eighth-place in the table, making this a crucial encounter for Jesse Marsch’s side against Union Berlin. The sixth-place hosts have lost only once at home so far this season in the Bundesliga, that to Bayern Munich whilst winning four and drawing two of their other six home league games. Leipzig won’t be frightened of taking the fight to Union and shouldn’t be with the quality of players at their disposal. However, Union poses a big danger going forward themselves and an end-to-end contest may be in prospect. With that in mind, back both teams to score for what would be the sixth time in RB Leipzig’s most recent seven Bundesliga fixtures.

Match Details

Date: December 4, Saturday
Kick-Off: 1:00 am (IST)
Venue: Stadion An der Alten Forsterei, Berlin

Bundesliga Table:

Union Berlin is in at 6th place with 20 points, whereas, RB Leipzig is in 8th place with 18 points.

Bundesliga Live

The Bundesliga matches will be broadcasted Live on the Sony TEN and Sony TEN HD. Live streaming in India on Sony LIV.

Recent Form

Union Berlin: L-W-D-L-D

RB Leipzig: L-L-W-D-W

Head to Head

There have been eight meetings between Union Berlin and RB Leipzig. The home side have won just two of those games while the visitors have won five times. Only one of their matchups have ended in draws.

UNN vs LEP Dream11 Prediction

Union Berlin News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Apart from Laurenz Dehl, coach Urs Fischer will likely have a near full strength squad at his disposal as striker

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Kevin Behrens will be available after his COVID-19 experience.

Union Berlin Starting XI (Likely)

Andreas Luthe
Marvin Friedrich
Robin Knoche
Timo Baumgart
Niko Giesselmann
Genki Haraguchi
Rani Khedira
Grischa Promel
Christopher Trimmel
Taiwo Awoniyi
Max Kruse

RB Leipzig News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • For Leipzig, Dani Olmo, Yussuf Poulsen, Marcel Halstenberg and Marcelo Sarrachi are all out with injuries and will miss Friday’s game.
  • Willi Orban, Peter Gulacsi and Mohamed Simakan have all tested positive for COVID-19 and will be absent as well.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Dominik Szoboszlai and Amadou Haidara are both doubts and will be assessed near the game.

RB Leipzig Starting XI (Likely)

Josep Martinez
Nordi Mukiele
Lukas Klostermann
Josko Gvardiol
Angelino
Tyler Adams
Kevin Kampl
Emil Forsberg
Christopher Nkunku
Brian Brobbey
Andre Silva

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Captain Options

Taiwo Awoniyi is one of the the top pick. The Union Berlin striker has scored 6 goals in this season, with one more assists to his name. He has a pass accuracy of 80.63% and his conversion rate is 38.17%.

Goals last season 21
Goals this season 6
Assists 1

Max Kruse, the Union Berlin striker, can be lethal in the final third region for his side. He has got 4 goals in this season and has a conversion rate of 33.28%. He is quite capable to score for his side.

Goals last season 6
Goals this season 4
Assists 3

Differential Pick

Andre Silva can play the supporting-striker role for his side in this clash. He has scored 2 goals this season, and also has a pass accuracy of 81.26% and has a conversion rate of 30.90% in this season.

GK: Gulacsi
DEF: Knoche, Friedrich, Orban, Simakan
MID: Khedira, Promel, Adams
FOR: Kruse, Awoniyi, Silva

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Who will win the UNN vs LEP match?

  • Union have lost three out of four against Leipzig but are ultra-strong in front of their own fans, only losing to champions Bayern in their last 22 Bundesliga home games.
  • With the COVID situation deteriorating in Germany, the question remains if fans are allowed in Bundesliga stadiums though to generate any atmosphere and a decisive home advantage.
  • Eighth placed RB Leipzig have started slowly domestically under new coach Jess Marsch winning and losing five games, and are yet to win away from home this season.
  • Another defeat here in the East German derby could leave Marsch’s job hanging by a thread.

Odds to Win:

The odds in favor of Leipzig to get the win is 2.04 as per bet365.

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Jeet Ghosh

Jeet Ghosh is a Football Journalist, living and working in Kolkata with years of experience. He is a Post Graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication from Jadavpur University. Jeet is a sports lover but has a special liking for football. He has worked as a football writer with The Citizen, Sportsflashes, Sportskeeda. He follows the football leagues around the world and is somewhat partial towards Real Madrid.

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