RB Leipzig will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 2-0 Champions League triumph over İstanbul Başakşehir.
In that match, RB Leipzig had 48% possession and 12 shots on goal with 6 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for RB Leipzig was Angeliño (16', 20'). On the other side, İstanbul Başakşehir got 7 shots at goal with 3 on target.
Their latest results highlight the fact that things are going according to plan in the RB Leipzig defence. Leipzig have been stingy, resulting in the number of goals that have gone in at their end over the course of their past six matches standing at 2. However, we must now wait to see if the trend will be replicated in this game.
Their prior results show that RB Leipzig:
- have not been beaten in the league by Hertha Berlin in their last 5 games.
- are undefeated in their last 2 league matches at home.
After being beaten in their last game against Stuttgart in Bundesliga 1 action, Hertha Berlin and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, Hertha Berlin managed 63% possession and 15 shots at goal with 4 on target. At the other end, VfB Stuttgart had 7 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Marc-Oliver Kempf (9') and Gonzalo Castro (68') scored for Stuttgart.
Proving their bias toward action-packed matches, goals have been scored 30 times in the last six matches in which Hertha Berlin have played, giving an average of 5 goals for each meeting. Opposition teams have hit 17 from this total.
Ahead of this meeting, Hertha Berlin have not registered a win against RB Leipzig when they’ve played them away from home in the last 2 league matches.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head-to-head meetings dating back to 17/12/2017 shows that RB Leipzig have won 4 of these & Hertha Berlin 1, with the tally of draws being 1.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 31 overall at an average of 5.17 goals per match.
Team News: RB Leipzig
Fabrice Hartmann (Ruptured knee ligament), Lukas Klostermann (Knee Surgery), Marcel Sabitzer (Torn Muscle Fibre) and Konrad Laimer (Ankle fracture) will not be taking part for RB Leipzig gaffer Julian Nagelsmann.
Team News: Hertha Berlin
Hertha BSC boss Bruno Labbadia has a number of players out of action. Santiago Ascacíbar (Hamstring Injury), Peter Pekarik (Hip problems), Jordan Torunarigha (Ruptured syndesmotic ligament) and Mattéo Guendouzi (Corona virus) are those who can’t be considered.
It’s looking like Hertha Berlin may well find it hard to find the net against a RB Leipzig side who look set to boss most aspects of this game if it turns out as we expect.
We can see a very comprehensive 3-0 winning scoreline for RB Leipzig when the full-time whistle blows.
What are the top odds for this match?
Regarding the current betting odds on the full-time result market, a win for RB Leipzig can be had for 1.48, a bet on a drawn result is 4.85 and selecting victory for Hertha Berlin can be had at 7. Those are the top market prices on offer at the moment.