UEFA Champions League News: Prediction: Manchester City – RB Leipzig

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Prediction: Manchester City wins 2-1

Best odds: 13/2

Bookmaker: Betfair

Manchester City and RB Leipzig will face each other this week in the Champions League. The Group A match will take place at the Etihad Stadium and kick off Wednesday at 20:00 UK time.

Manchester City

Manchester City reached the Champions League final last season. It was the first time ever that City made it to the final of Europe’s top club competition, but lost to Premier League rivals Chelsea.

Premier League champions City will look to restart and will be determined to kick off the new Champions League campaign with a win. The Citizens were drawn into Group A alongside RB Leipzig, Paris Saint-Germain and Club Bruges.

Team news:

Kevin De Bruyne and Phil Foden may be involved in the match, but goalkeeper Zack Steffen is out due to the coronavirus.

RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig finished second in the Bundesliga last season and will be looking to make a big impact in the Champions League this season. The German side reached the semi-finals of the top European club competition in 2019-20 and advanced to the round of 16 last season.

Leipzig will know that finishing in the top four in a group that includes Manchester City and PSG will be extremely difficult, but they have good players and will push to finish in the top two.

Team news:

Angelino risks starting against City.

Key factors to consider

  • Manchester City have won their last three official matches.
  • RB Leipzig have lost their last two official matches.
  • RB Leipzig have won two of their last five competitive matches.
  • Manchester City have conceded a goal in four Premier League games.
  • RB Leipzig have scored five goals in four Bundesliga games.

Conclusion

RB Leipzig will make things difficult at City and pushovers will not be easy. However, City have a superior team who are not conceded at the moment and should win in the end.

Prediction: Manchester City wins 2-1

Best odds: 13/2

Bookmaker: Betfair

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