RB Leipzig welcome B. Dortmund this coming Saturday in the 1. Bundesliga. The host will be motivated by the possibility of closing the gap in the table on the visitors. On the other hand, the latter could distance themselves even further with a win in this exciting round 11 match.
They finished up last season as number 2, and RB Leipzig now prepares to take on B. Dortmund. The latter finished as number 3 in the 1. Bundesliga. Ranked as number 8 RB Leipzig have scraped together 15 points from 10 matches. With 24 points, B. Dortmund earned themselves a place as number 2 in the 1. Bundesliga following 10 encounters. Entering the match as a favourite, RB Leipzig will be highly motivated to extend their unbeaten streak in the 1. Bundesliga.
RB Leipzig head into their next 1. Bundesliga match averaging a highly respectable 2.1 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a moderate total of 21 goals, while also conceding 10 goals. That amounts to an average of 1 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 3 times.
B. Dortmund head into their next 1. Bundesliga match averaging a remarkable 2.7 goals per game in their last 10 matches. They scored a striking total of 27 goals, while also conceding 15 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.5 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring 1 times.
Facts and figures for RB Leipzig vs B. Dortmund in 1. Bundesliga.
- RB Leipzig unbeaten the last 6 matches in a row;
- RB Leipzig has won the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- RB Leipzig has won in the last 4 of 5 matches at home;
- RB Leipzig scored in the last 13 of 15 matches.
- B. Dortmund has won the last 4 matches in a row;
- B. Dortmund has won in the last 7 of 8 matches;
- B. Dortmund scored in the last 42 of 44 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in B. Dortmund's last 11 of 13 matches.
Current form — RB Leipzig v. B. Dortmund
RB Leipzig in nice flow.
RB Leipzig have gone unbeaten in their last 3 matches, although all has not been great. They beat Babelsberg 1-0 in the cup, before drawing 1-1 against Eintracht Frankfurt. Their latest match brought out a 2-2 draw against Paris SG.
B. Dortmund mean business
B. Dortmund look to build on their current momentum with another positive result. Although losing their latest outing, results have generally been decent in the last 3 matches for B. Dortmund. They first took out Ingolstadt by 2-0 before downing FC Koln by 2-0. The winning streak came to an end against Ajax, who ran out 1-3 winners in the Champions League
In a match between two sides performing almost identical in recent weeks, we still favour RB Leipzig to first make a breakthrough. The bookmakers currently settles the price for at home win at 2.00, whereas a win for the visitors pays out at 3.50. A draw will get you 3.75, should you prefer to go for the long shot.
RB Leipzig v. B. Dortmund — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, B. Dortmund came away as winners back in May 2021 in a match in the 1. Bundesliga. RB Leipzig enter the match against B. Dortmund with a 2-2-6 record in their previous 10 encounters in the 1. Bundesliga. This amounts to a 20% winning ratio for RB Leipzig, with B. Dortmund victorious in 60% of the last 10 encounters. B. Dortmund held the upper hand when facing RB Leipzig in their 10 most recent matches. Entering the match as outsiders, they will be eager to spring a surprise on Saturday.
Current table in the 1. Bundesliga
Looking at the 1. Bundesliga standings right now, the difference between these opponents is 9 points. RB Leipzig cannot squeeze past B. Dortmund in the standings anytime soon, but will be eager to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. B. Dortmund, number 2 on 24 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents this coming Saturday.
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Dominik Szoboszlai. He is the top scoring player for RB Leipzig in their last 6 matches. He managed to find the back of the net 3 times, and will surely want to add some more goals against B. Dortmund.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Thorgan Hazard to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently. Thorgan Hazard netted 2 goals for B. Dortmund in their last 6 matches.