Bundesliga: FC Koln vs RB Leipzig game preview, stat and predictions

FC Koln

01 June 2020 live

19:30 UTC


RB Leipzig


FC Koln vs RB Leipzig – Bundesliga Match Preview, Kick-Off Time & Match Prediction

On Monday, Bundesliga action will continue as Match Day 29 stretches over the weekend into the new week. The health protocols have proved to be efficient so far as there hasn’t been any health problems recorded since the return of the Bundesliga.

RB Leipzig will be travelling to the RheinEnergieStadion for their 29th league appearance of the season. Leipzig has not lost any game in their last six Bundesliga matches; WDDDWD. They are 3rd on the Bundesliga table and have 15W, 10D and 3L. With an average of 1.3 goals per game, Leipzig has scored 70 goals and have 55 points from 28 Bundesliga games. We can expect a 4-2-2-2 formation against Hertha Berlin – the same formation which earned Julian Nagelsmann a point last weekend against Hertha Berlin (2-2). Star player, Timo Wener who returned with a hattrick after the long break failed to score against Hertha Berlin still has 24 goals in total. Timo Werner also has 7 assists to his name so far this season.

Meanwhile, FC Koln — also playing their 29th league appearance of the season slipped from 10th on the league table to 11th. They lost their last match (3-1) to Hoffenheim and have two defeats, two draws and two victories in their last six league games; WWLDDL. With 41 goals for and 50 against them, FC Koln has 10W, 4D, and 14L so far this season. Jhon Cordoba would be looking score once more after his impressive 11-goal record this season. He also has 2 assists this season. Coach, Markus Gisdol will tweak the favorite 4-2-3-1 formation which earned him 0 points against Hoffenheim when goes on against RB Leipzihg on Monday. Jhon Cordoba is expected to be at the top of the attack.

The first leg which took place in November, 2019 ended 4-1 victory for Leipzig. Previously, they played in February 2019, and it ended 2-1 in favor of FC Koln. Prior to those two meetings they played once more and it ended in 1-2 in favor of RB Leipzig.

FC Koln look very unlikely to defeat RB Leipzig looking at their form. The odds favor Leipzig as the games continue to be played behind closed doors.

A 2-1 victory for RB Leipzig is predicted at full-time.

Date: Monday, 2nd of June, 2020.

Venue: RheinEnergieStadion.

Kick-off time: 22:30 (GMT +2).

Match Day: 29.


What time is kick off?
The match begins at 19:30.

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