RB Leipzig vs Borussia Dortmund: Match preview

new typeFootballPosted on January 08,2021


On 09.01.2021, Leipzig and Dortmund will cross swords in the German Bundesliga. The referee will get the game underway at 18:30. Red Bull Arena is the stadium where the match is taking place on Saturday. So the actual 2nd placed team is playing against the 4rd place side.

Current statistics of RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig won its last duel 0:1 against Stuttgart. The home team has won 9 out of 14 games in the recent six months. Leipzig had six victories, one draw and zero losses in front of their home crowd. Leipzig has managed to win 6 out of 7 home games (85.71%) in the current season (20/21) so far. One match ended in a draw and zero matches were lost at home. In total, Leipzig has won 9 out of 14 season games. While it was enough to draw four games, one game ended without points.

Before the break, coach Julian Nagelsmann’s team can achieve more goals on average. Leipzig’s current record shows an average of 2,71 goals per match at home, of which 2,29 are their own goals and 0,43 are goals scored against them. Last season, RB Leipzig scored an average of 2,24 goals per home match and conceded 1,24 goals. The most common results at their home stadium last season were 1:1, 2:2 or 3:1. In the current season, the most frequent result in home matches was 2:1, 0:0 or 2:0.

Current statistics of Borussia Dortmund

Dortmund last won 2:0 against Wolfsburg. This season, the team has been able to win 4 out of 7 matches in away stadiums (57.14%). The statistics for the past 6 months show eight wins, one draw und five defeats. During that period Dortmund won four away games while the team lost two games at away stadiums and one match ended in a draw.

There have been 1,71 away goals scored by Edin Terzic’s team on average this season. Most of these coming after the break. On average, 2,86 goals are scored when Dortmund plays in foreign stadiums. Last season, Dortmund finished with an average of 2,24 goals for and 1,41 against in their away games. As the away team last season, the side’s game most often ended 2:0, 2:1 or 2:2. In the current season, Dortmund’s away matches have usually ended 1:2, 2:1 or 1:1.


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