Bundesliga – Match-day 6 Sees RB Leipzig take on Borussia Dortmund

RB Leipzig vs Borussia Dortmund
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Saturday Bundesliga action from Red Bull Arena, as Leipzig take on Dortmund.

Champion’s League hopefuls Dortmund, travel to Leipzig on Saturday, as second takes on eleventh in the League.

It’s five points so far for RB Leipzig this season, going into this game

Leipzig will be hoping to increase their row, after victories over both Eintracht Frankfurt and Wolfsburg.

Also, suffering two losses in three matches is a terrible run of form for any club, Marco Rose’s Leipzig will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. With five points (1W, 2L and 2D), they are established in eleventh position in the League having won one game, drawn two games, and lost two fixtures.

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

Victory for RB Leipzig would take their points tally to 8 so far this season.

Leipzig’s ever growing list of players missing due to injury or illness to be a concern for Marco Rose, ahead of this Saturday’s fixture against their opponents.

Borussia Dortmund have so far accrued 12 points in this season of the Bundesliga

Dortmund come to this game on the back of a 1-0 home win against Hoffenheim at Signal Iduna Park.

Also, Dortmund keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last five meetings is astonishing this season, a rich vein of form that has drastically improved their Bundesliga position. They currently stand second in the League, with 12 points for a total of 4 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws having won four games and lost one game.

Dortmund will travel to Leipzig with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with two wins.

Borussia Dortmund will see 15 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Good atacking and defensive team

Dortmund have shown a consistency in defence, having only conceded four goals in their previous fixtures. This has been a good season so far for Dortmund, in terms of goals scored (8). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Marco Reus (2), Raphael Guerreiro (1), and Marius Wolf (1).

Edin Terzic could be missing up to six of their players through injury or illness for the game on Saturday.

RB Leipzig v Borussia Dortmund – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Dortmund with a greater number of wins. In the last 13 meetings, they have enjoyed seven victories, to Leipzig’s four victories. Further, Dortmund have left Leipzig with a win on seven out of 11 fixtures. The last time both teams met in this competition Borussia Dortmund secured a 1-4 away win.

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