RB Leipzig will welcome Hertha Berlin to Red Bull Arena on Wednesday for a match of the 28th round in the 2019-20 German Bundesliga. Red Bulls are third in the standings right now having 54 points, while their next adversaries are down at the eleventh spot on 34 points.
Seven points is every one of that isolates Leipzig from league leaders Bayern Munich, however, Leipzig realize they get the opportunity to make strides on at least one of the BuLi’s present top two as they face each other in Der Klassiker on Tuesday.
Hertha, who have been invested in extensively over the previous year, are hoping to expand on their ongoing victories and push toward the Europa League conflict.
Four teams including the Red Bulls are competing for the second to fourth CL spots apportioned to the German top flight. Taking into account that any semblance of Dortmund, Monchengladbach, and so on are their competitors, the Red Bulls ought to hoard as many points as possible. Against the Old Lady, over whom they have an incredible h2h record, Leipzig are required to triumph this Wednesday.
The Berliners right now lie in a disillusioning eleventh spot however only five points separate them from the Europa League spots. Matheus Cunha’s ongoing spike in form has been incredible news as Hertha intend to push up into the top half of the table, with the 20-year-old forward hoping to prove himself against the side who sold him back in January.
Timo Werner was back among the goals at the end of the week after a four-game drought in all competitions, stowing a hat trick in his side’s 5-0 drubbing of Mainz to bring his goal count to 30 for the season.
RB Leipzig reacted in the most ideal manner conceivable after the disappointment of dropping points at home to Freiburg in their previous game as they produced a dazzling presentation that saw them put five goals past Mainz.
Timo Werner has gotten a ton of media attention recently as he keeps on being connected with a transition to the English Premier League and he took the headlines once again with a hat-trick with Yussuf Poulsen and Marcel Sabitzer likewise finding the rear of the net.
Despite the great win, it was not all good news for Leipzig as they got several wounds as Poulsen and Konrad Laimer with the previous precluded for a long time to come.
Bruno Labbadia made it two successes from two responsible for Hertha and his new side have now scored seven goals without yielding after they claimed a 4-0 accomplishment in the Berlin derby on Friday night.
It had been a baffling first half for Hertha as they failed to find the rear of the net regardless of dominating for huge spells however two goals in as many minutes from Vedad Ibisevic and Dodi Lukebakio set the hosts on their way before Matheus Cunha and Dedryck Boyata included further goals.
Hertha despite everything have a handful of players unavailable through injury with Niklas Stark, Karim Rekik, Marius Wolf, and Santiago Ascacibar all unlikely to play while Thomas Kraft is additionally doubtful.
RB Leipzig vs Hertha Berlin Head to Head (h2h)
Over the past few years, Leipzig have dominated Hertha. In their last four meetings, Die Rotten Bullen have won by more than two goals in every fixture, firmly setting up themselves as the superior force between the two sides.
Die Alte Dame last assembled a triumph in this tie in December 2017, winning 3-2. From that point forward, Leipzig have gone crazy against the Berliners, winning 6-2, 3-0, 5-0, and most as of late a 4-2 triumph in the capital back toward the beginning of November.
When does RB Leipzig vs Hertha Berlin kick-off?
The RB Leipzig vs Hertha Berlin match will happen on Wednesday 27th May 2020 at 17:30 (BST).
Where is RB Leipzig vs Hertha Berlin being played?
The RB Leipzig vs Hertha Berlin match will be playing at Red Bull Arena in Leipzig.
What TV channel is RB Leipzig vs Hertha Berlin on?
BT Sport reserve the options to German Bundesliga matches in the UK and in the US you can broadcast the match via Fox Sports.
RB Leipzig vs Hertha Berlin Prediction
The two sides will move toward the match with a specific certainty. Hertha, with their new manager, appear to head the correct way, while Leipzig shook off their Bundesliga cobwebs with an ordering triumph in their last fixture.
Be that as it may, Leipzig are firm top choices to proceed with their run of impressive triumphs against Hertha. They need a triumph to keep up an outside shot at the Bundesliga title, and they ought to get it here.
The Red Bulls recorded a monstrous 0-5 win on the road the last match-day, against Mainz. Timo Werner was the superstar with an unbelievable hat-trick, and he has truly raised speculation of some major PL clubs coming after him toward the finish of the season. At no point in the game did the hosts have any kind of control over the procedures.
In the interim, the Old Lady registered a 4-0 win at home the earlier game week against Union Berlin. Curiously, the first half had finished without goals, while the host team opened in every one of the four of their goals after the break. Subsequently, the team has made their arrival to mainstream football a vital one (their first match-up had finished in a 3-0 win for them).
Be that as it may, the Red Bulls are simply on another level contrasted with them. In addition to the fact that they have a four-match winning run against the Old Lady, however, they scored an unbelievable 18 goals from these four fixtures too. Also, they are in the run for a CL spot, and with only seven match-days staying in the campaign, the Bulls would give all they have on the pitch for the three points.
Likewise, note that the Bulls have scored at least two goals in all h2h conflicts up until this point and that they have lost only one such game up until this point. Also, they won the most recent such experience at this venue with a 5-0 scoreline, and just once have they failed to keep a clean sheet at this stadium against this adversary.
Thinking about these observations, it’s decreed that Leipzig are on course to record a convincing win this Wednesday.
Hertha have made a splendid start to life under Bruno Labbadia however they presently face an all-powerful test as they head to RB Leipzig. The hosts scored five goals in a predominant display over Mainz at the end of the week and despite Hertha bagging four against neighborhood rivals Union Berlin, this is an altogether different suggestion. Leipzig have lost only one of their home matches in this current season’s Bundesliga and they ought to have the option to claim an agreeable triumph in this one, particularly if they get looking snappy so far.
RB Leipzig vs Hertha Berlin Predicted lineups
Predicted lineup: Sabitzer (c), Gulacsi – Klostermann, Upamecano, Werner – Schick, Halstenberg – Mukiele, Kampl, Angelino – Nkunku
Out: Poulsen (ankle), Konate (hamstring)
Doubtful: Laimer (knee), Ampadu (back)
Coach: Julian Nagelsmann
Predicted lineup: Cunha – Ibisevic (c), Jarstein – Pekarik, Boyata, Grujic – Lukebakio, Torunarigha, Plattenhardt – Skjelbred, Darida
Out: Kalou (not included), Wolf (match fitness), Ascacibar (foot), Rekik (knee), Stark (groin)
Doubtful: Kraft (knock)
Coach: Bruno Labbadia