RB Leipzig and Union Berlin will meet on Saturday in the first round after the winter break in the German Bundesliga. The Bulls from Leipzig are on top of the standings with 37 points, two more than their closest followers, while Union are down at 11th spot with 20 points.
RB Leipzig vs Union Berlin Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|RB Leipzig||Win||4 W/ 1 D/ 2 L||3 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
|Union Berlin||Loss||2 W/ 1 D/ 4 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 3 L|
Last game between the teams: 18.08.2019 Bundesliga: Union Berlin – RB Leipzig 0:4; Martin Halstenberg 16’, Marcel Sabitzer 31’, Timo Werner 42’, Christopher Nkunku 69’
Last game at this venue: 19.02.2016 Bundesliga 2: RB Leipzig – Union Berlin 3:0; Dominik Kaiser 13’, Willi Orban 25’, Yussuf Poulsen 52’
Worth mentioning: The two sides have met just seven times this century, with RB Leipzig winning four meetings, losing twice and one of the matches ended without a winner. The team from Leipzig is unbeaten in the last four encounters, winning three games, including the most recent two. All but one of the last four H2H clashes featured over 2,5 goals, while three witnessed goals at both ends.
RB Leipzig vs Union Berlin Stats
|As of 15.01||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|RB Leipzig||Win||7 W/ 3 D/ 0 L||4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
|Union Berlin||Win||5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
Last game RB Leipzig: 21.12.2019 Bundesliga: RB Leipzig – Augsburg 3:1; Konrad Laimer 68’, Patrick Schick 79’, Yussuf Poulsen 89’; Florian Niederlechner 8’
Top performers RB Leipzig: Timo Werner 18 goals 6 assists, Marcel Sabitzer 6 goals 4 assists, Emil Forsberg 4 goals 2 assists.
Next game RB Leipzig: 25.01.2020 Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt – RB Leipzig
Last game Union Berlin: 11.01.2020 Club Friendly: Ferencvaros – Union Berlin 2:3; Isael Barbosa 5’, Gaston Lodico 42’; Marvin Friedrich 6’, Anthony Ujah 15’, Sebastian Andersson 37’
Top performers Union Berlin: Sebastian Andersson 8 goals, Marcus Ingvartsen 3 goals 1 assist, Marius Bulter 3 goals.
Next game Union Berlin: 25.01.2020 Bundesliga: Union Berlin – Augsburg
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: The Bundesliga leaders RB Leipzig are undefeated in their last twelve matches and scored more than a goal in all of those games. Eleven of those produced over 2,5 goals, including the last nine, as only one of the nine did not see both involved teams to hit the targets. RB Leipzig lost only to Schalke in the first half of the season, when playing at Red Bull Arena.
Union Berlin failed to win any of their last three matches for 2019 and finished the year with two back-to-back defeats. The team played 3 friendly games since the beginning of 2020 and recorded two victories and a draw. Four of Union’s last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, and all of the same four also witnessed goals at both ends.
RB Leipzig vs Union Berlin News
Missing players RB Leipzig: Kevin Kampl, Willi Orban and Ibrahima Konate are injured. Stefan Ilsanker is questionable.
Missing players Union Berlin: Joshua Mees, Manuel Schmiedebach, Lennard Maloney, Laurenz Dehl and Akaki Gogia are injured. Suleiman Abdullahi is doubtful.
RB Leipzig vs Union Berlin Predictions
RB Leipzig to win -1 handicap – 1.72 @ bet365