On Saturday, starting with 17:30, the match Frankfurt – Leipzig will be played, within the 8th round of the Bundesliga. Frankfurt is undefeated in 6 of the 9 direct meetings with Leipzig and has never lost at home to the “bulls”. Last season, Leipzig won 2-1 at home, but lost 0-2 (Bundesliga) and 1-3 (German Cup).
Frankfurt is unbeaten in the last 4 stages of the Bundesliga, but suffered only one defeat in this interval, 0-5 with Bayern away. After the failure in Munich, the team coached by Adi Hutter drew with Bremen, score 1-1 and Stuttgart, score 2-2. Thus, Frankfurt reaches 10 points obtained in the first 7 stages, occupies the 11th place in the ranking and is 8 points away from the leader of Bayern. At home, the “eagles” are undefeated this season, due to the draws with Bielefeld and Bremen, respectively the victory with Hoffenheim.
Leizpig climbed to 2nd place in the Bundesliga after defeating Dortmund against Bayern leader. Julian Nagelsmann’s group has 16 points per season, two less than the German champion. However, Leizpig lost the last two away games, 0-5 to Manchester United in the Champions League and 0-1 to Monchengladbach in the Bundesliga. Instead, Leipzig is the best team at home in Germany, with a maximum score in the 4 rounds.
Leipzig never won in Frankfurt (3 losses, two draws);
Frankfurt is undefeated in 6 straight matches;
Last season, Leipzig won 2-1 at home, but lost to Frankfurt 0-2 (Bundesliga) and 1-3 (German Cup);
Frankfurt: Trapp – Abraham (c), Hasebe, Hinteregger – Toure, Rode, Ilsanker, Kostic – Kamada – Dost, Silva
Absent: Ache, Younes
Coach: Adi Hütter
Leipzig: Gulacsi – Konate, Upamecano, Orban – Haidara, Sabitzer (c), Kampl, Angelino – Olmo, Nkunku – Poulsen
Absent: Halstenberg, Hwang, Klostermann, Laimer, Mukiele
Coach: Julian Nagelsmann
PREDICTION: RB Leipzig to win @ 1,91