RB Leipzig vs PSG Predictions and betting : RB Leipzig takes on PSG on Wednesday 4th of November 2020 in an important champions league match for both the sides.
PSG haven’t looked lethal in the two matches of Champions League this season and it is important for the French club to find that extra gear. On the other hand, last year semi-finalists RB Leipzig were thrashed in their last match by Manchester United.
Both the teams are desperately looking for a win. Overall, the football fraternity is in for a treat on matchday.
RB Leipzig vs Paris Saint Germain Predictions and betting Odds
RB Leipzig vs PSG prediction and betting : Head-to-head
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Recent Meeting: PSG beat RB Leipzig 3-0 in the 2019 Champions League Semifinal on 18th August 2020.
RB Leipzig vs PSG predictions and betting : Offensive and defensive stats
The RB Leipzig might continue to go with 3-1-4-2 to give them the perfect blend of defense and attack in the home fixture. As far as PSG is concerned, they will continue to go with their settled 4-4-2 formation for this clash.
The RB Leipzig cannot stay complacent like they did against Manchester United which cost them the game. Even though the team misses Timo Werner who left to Chelsea after last season, the attack still looks strong with Poulsen, Tasende and Nkunku around.
Yussuf Poulsen has 3 goals and an assist so far with a healthy 72.1% pass accuracy. He produces 0.8 key passes and 1.4 shots on target per game until recently. Tasende has also been an integral part of this side who scored both the goals in the first game and has 75.3% pass accuracy.
Christopher Nkunku has been a quality winger who creates lots of opportunities and is involved in two assists this season along with 1.7 shots on target and 84% pass accuracy.
PSG has a better attack when compared to their opponents. They have one of the best forward pair in Neymar and Kylian Mbappe who can destroy even the best of defenses.
Kylian Mbappe has 18 goals and 5 assists in the last 21 outings along with 83.1% pass accuracy. He is a clean striker who has created 3.7 shots on target and 1.7 key passes per game so far.
His partner Neymar has 10 goals and 3 assists in the last 19 games and has been key in creating goal scoring opportunities for the team. In addition to this, he has 4.3 shots on target, 2.8 key passes and 4.3 dribbles every game until recently.
The youngster Moise Kean has also been of great help to the duo with his dribbling and finishing skills. He has 6 goals in 12 games along with 82.1% pass accuracy and 1.7 shots on target per game.
The Leipzig’s defense looks solid with the services of Upamecano, Orban, Halstenberg and Mukiele.
Upamecano’s strength lies in passing, tackling and concentration. He has 88.5% pass accuracy along with 2.3 tackles, 1.2 interceptions and 1.8 clears in every game in the recent past.
Willi Orban is very strong in aerial duels winning about 3.8 duels per game along with 83.1% pass accuracy. Apart from being a set-piece threat, he has 1.1 tackles and 1.9 clears per game so far. Marcel Halstenberg skills include crossing, providing key passes and holding on to the ball.
The German defender has 89.1% pass success and is exceptional in aerial duels winning 1.4 duels per game. In addition to this, he has 1.4 tackles and 2 clears per game so far. The PSG defense looks solid with the likes of Kimpembe, Marquinhos,
Bakker and Florenzi guarding the goal post. Presnel Kimpembe is an exceptional player whose strong skills include passing and tackling. He enjoys 93.7% pass accuracy, 1.3 tackles, 0.8 interception and 2.7 clears per game that has so often helped them to prevent from scoring.
Marquinhos is a versatile player who not only defends but also scores occasionally for the team. He has 92.6% pass success and intercepts extremely well at the rate of 1 per game. Along with that, he has 1.2 tackles and 2.2 clears per game in the recent games.
Alessandro Florenzi is a top-class defender who is a quality passer and gives some game changing crosses often. He has 82.8% pass accuracy along with 1 tackle and 0.5 clear per game in this season.