Bundesliga – RB Leipzig to face Bochum on Match-day 8

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Saturday Bundesliga action from Red Bull Arena, as Leipzig take on Bochum.

As it stands, Bochum will go to Red Bull Arena in eighteenth place, Leipzig are currently in twelfth.

With the Bundesliga season well into its stride, RB Leipzig have managed to gain eight points

Leipzig will be hoping to increase their row, after victories over both B Mönchengladbach and Borussia Dortmund.

Also, Marco Rose’s Leipzig have lost three of their last five games this season. With eight points (2W, 3L and 2D), they are established in twelfth position in the League having won two fixtures, drawn two fixtures, and lost three meetings.

Playing at home, Leipzig have won two matches and drawn one game.

A victory for RB Leipzig would put them on 11 points.

Leipzig are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Marco Rose is concerned that Saturday’s fixture could see him without four of his key players.

Struggling Bochum go to Red Bull Arena on Saturday and hope for a positive result

Following a 1-1 draw against FC Köln, Bochum will be hoping for more.

Also, the relegation zone is not where Bochum want to be at the end of the season, but that is where they are heading, unless they can get out of their losing habit. Bochum have lost six of their last seven games in the Bundesliga. With one point, they currently sit eighteenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 0 wins, 6 losses and 1 draws having drawn one game and lost six matches.

Playing away from home, Bochum have lost three fixtures.

Victory for Bochum would take their points tally to 4 so far this season.

Bochum’s squad will likely be depleted of four of their key players when they start on Saturday, due to injury or illness.

RB Leipzig v Bochum – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels Leipzig and Bochum have faced each other times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Leipzig’s favour (7 – 0). Also, Leipzig have won all last seven games at Red Bull Arena against Bochum. The last time both teams met in this competition Bochum delivered a 0-1 away win.

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