Bundesliga – RB Leipzig – SC Freiburg on Match-day 14

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Next Wednesday at 8:30pm GMT, on matchday 14 of the Bundesliga, we will see Leipzig play Freiburg at Red Bull Arena.

Freiburg, remain in contention for Champion’s League qualification, sitting in second place and four places above sixth placed Leipzig, going into the clash.

With the Bundesliga season well into its stride, RB Leipzig have managed to gain 22 points

Leipzig suffered an away loss to Hoffenheim in their last outing, they will doubtless be keen get a positive outcome in this fixture.

Also, Leipzig keep finding ways to win, having secured six victories in their last 10 matches is astonishing this season. With a sixth position in the league and 6 wins, 3 losses and 4 draws, they currently have 22 points in the League having won six fixtures, drawn four meetings, and lost three games.

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

RB Leipzig will have 25 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Good Attacking Performance

Leipzig have a good scoring record this season, with 25 netted so far (23 from open play and two penalties). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Christopher Nkunku (11), Timo Werner (4), and Willi Orban (3). Leipzig have conceded 19 goals.

Leipzig may have to resort to second choice players, given the number of first choice players that are now unavailable through injury, illness or suspension.

SC Freiburg’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 27 points this season

It was three points secured for Freiburg in their last fixture, beating FC Köln 2-0 at Europa-Park-Stadion.

Also, Freiburg keep finding ways to win, having secured eight victories in their last 13 fixtures is astonishing this season, which has contributed significantly to their rise up the table. With 27 points (8W, 2L and 3D), they are established in second position in the League having won eight meetings, drawn three meetings, and lost two matches.

Freiburg’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Leipzig. In the 7 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won four games, drawn two fixtures, and lost one game.

A victory for SC Freiburg would put them on 30 points.

Good Attacking Performance

Freiburg will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (20). Their stand out attacking players have been Vincenzo Grifo (6), Michael Gregoritsch (5), and Daniel-Kofi Kyereh (2). Freiburg have conceded 13 goals.

Injury and illness have depleted Christian Streich’s Freiburg and they will likely be missing four key personnel for Wednesday’s match.

RB Leipzig v SC Freiburg – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels Leipzig and Freiburg have faced each other 15 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Leipzig’s favour (6 – 4). In addition, six of the previous 12 meetings between Leipzig and Freiburg have resulted in a Leipzig win. The last time both teams met in this competition was May 2022 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.

Other standout players for Leipzig are Timo Werner and Willi Orban with four goals and three goals respectively and for Freiburg are Vincenzo Grifo and Michael Gregoritsch with six goals each.