Bundesliga – Werder Bremen – RB Leipzig on Match-day 15

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Saturday Bundesliga action from the Wohninvest Weserstadion, as Werder take on Leipzig.

It’s a clash of seventh vs fifth, as Werder host Leipzig at the Wohninvest Weserstadion.

Werder Bremen have so far accrued 21 points in this season of the Bundesliga

With Werder having secured all three points on their two previous outings, Ole Werner’s men will doubtless be looking to retain their run after this fixture.

Also, Werder keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last seven matches is astonishing this season. Now they have 6 matches won, 5 games lost and 3 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in seventh place, with a total of 21 points having won six meetings, drawn three fixtures, and lost five games.

Playing at home, Werder have won three meetings, drawn one game, and lost three fixtures.

Winning this fixture will see Werder Bremen on 24 points.

Good Attacking Performance

Werder will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (24). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Niclas Fullkrug (10), Marvin Ducksch (3), and Anthony Jung (2). Werder have shown a poor defensive solidity so far, having conceded 25 goals in their previous matches.

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

RB Leipzig’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 25 points this season

Leipzig come to this match on the back of a 3-1 home win against SC Freiburg at Red Bull Arena.

Also, Leipzig keep finding the winning formula this season, that’s three in a row now. They currently stand fifth in the League, with 25 points for a total of 7 wins, 3 losses and 4 draws having won seven fixtures, drawn four meetings, and lost three games.

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

A win in this fixture, would take RB Leipzig’s points from 25 to 28, so far this season.

Good Attacking Performance

This has been a good season so far for Leipzig, in terms of goals scored (28). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Christopher Nkunku (12), Timo Werner (4), and Willi Orban (3). Leipzig have conceded 20 goals.

Marco Rose will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of four of his Leipzig players.

Werder Bremen v RB Leipzig – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Leipzig with a greater number of wins. In the last 13 meetings, they have enjoyed nine victories, to Werder’s three wins. Also, Leipzig have left Werder with a win on nine out of 13 matches. Their most recent encounter in this competition The Red Bulls delivered a 1-2 away win.

Other standout players for Werder are Niclas Fullkrug and Marvin Ducksch with 10 goals each and for Leipzig are Timo Werner and Willi Orban with four goals and three goals respectively.