PROGRES.ID – RB Leipzig will host Manchester City on matchday 2 of Group G in the 2023/2024 Champions League at the Red Bull Arena on Wednesday (10/4/2023) in the early hours of WIB (Western Indonesia Time). This match is predicted to be intense, considering both teams have balanced strengths.
RB Leipzig’s High Confidence
RB Leipzig is currently riding high on confidence. They secured a victory in the opening Champions League match and also defeated Augsburg and Freiburg in the German Bundesliga.
RB Leipzig also boasts a sharp attack, having scored 12 goals in their last 5 matches, including in the Champions League.
Manchester City Still Seeking Their Best Form
On the other hand, Manchester City is still in search of their best form. They managed to secure a draw in the opening Champions League match.
Manchester City has a highly talented squad, with players like Erling Haaland and Kevin De Bruyne. However, they have yet to showcase their best performance this season.
This match is predicted to be intense, with Manchester City still favored to secure the victory.
Score prediction: RB Leipzig 1-2 Manchester City
RB Leipzig will play with a 4-2-3-1 formation, with Benjamin Sesko as the focal point of their attack.
Manchester City will play with a 4-3-3 formation, with Erling Haaland leading the line.
RB Leipzig will try to capitalize on their home advantage to secure a victory, while Manchester City, on the other hand, will aim to collect three points to maintain their position at the top of the table.
This match is predicted to be intense and exciting, with both teams having a chance to secure a victory.
Manchester City holds the advantage in head-to-head encounters against RB Leipzig. In their last 5 meetings, Manchester City won 3 times, drew once, and lost once.
Erling Haaland will be the player to watch out for by RB Leipzig. Haaland has scored 11 goals in 6 matches against RB Leipzig in all competitions.
Manchester City is still favored to win this match. However, RB Leipzig has the potential to spring a surprise.