RB Leipzig vs Wolfsburg
Germany – DFB Pokal
Date: Wednesday, 6th February 2019
Kick-off at 17.30 UK/ 18.30 CET
Venue: Red Bull Arena (Leipzig).
Two of the cash-rich sides in Bundesliga are facing against each other in a crucial tie. RB Leipzig is a newly founded club and has been making long strides in German football for the last two years.
On the other hand, VereinfürLeibesübungen is going through a bumpy ride, with key players not performing at their best.
The Bulls are doing well in the last 3 years, finishing top 6 continuously. Ralf Rangnick and his troops play high-intensity game and take control of the ball in the opposition half.
All of their attacks come from left wings and already scored 1.9 goals per game. The Red Bulls create chances using short passes and individual brilliance. Timo Werner and Youssuf Poulsen have been their strike force upfront; this pair has scored 21 between them.
Former DFB Pokal winner wants to repeat their heroics of 2015. But their chances look so grim, as their players are not performing up to their caliber.
Wolfsburg is good at keeping ball possession, as they recorded more than 60% per matches. The finish in front of goal has been their major problem. The Wolves forward line has been misfiring all season and only scored 1.2 goals per game.
RB Leipzig vs Wolfsburg Head-to-head (h2h)
The full-time score line 1-0 has occurred in 3 out of the last 5 h2h meetings between the sides.
Both teams won two matches each in their last 5 matches, at Red Bull Arena.
Wolfsburg has always opened their account against the opposition in every match.
Both these sides won 3 matches each in the last 7 encounters in all competition.
RB Leipzig vs Wolfsburg Prediction
The home side will be having a major chance to take them one step closer to their maiden title. The Red Bulls will be hoping to add goals through the forward players they have. The home side looks more stable and mentally fit than their opponent. This will be a close encounter; the Wolves will restructure their backline and mid-field to thwart any attack from the opposition.
Wolfsburg has a brief history of scoring goals at their opponent’s home. If their front-line are in a good mood, they can certainly sneak one into the back of the net. The history will repeat once more when the two sides meet in a thrilling encounter.
RB Leipzig vs Wolfsburg Betting Tips
RB Leipzig to win @ 1.70 (7/10)
Both teams to Score in the match @ 1.62 (5/8).