RB Leipzig VS Schalke ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR RB Leipzig vs Schalke
RB Leipzig and Schalke 04 play at the Red Bull Arena in a Bundesliga round of the 18th round. In the final clash between these teams in this competition, on 08-08-2017, Schalke 04 won at home (2-0). The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years between the two teams could not be more balanced, since there was 1 tie and 1 victory for each team of the last 3 times that they met.
RB Leipzig Team News
The home team is currently in 5th place with 28 points, after 8 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied for Wolfsburg for (1-1). In the last match, lost at home to Hertha Berlin by (2-3). The team arrives at this meeting after a home win with Dukla Prague by (2-0). For the championship, RB Leipzig had 17 points in 24 chances, after 5 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat in the last 8 games he played in his stadium. In the matches played in their championship stadium, the most frequent result at the end of the first 45 ‘was 1-0, which occurred in 3 of their 8 matches. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches in this competition. In his home games there is a tendency towards goals, since 6 of his last 8 games by the competition finished with More of 2.5 goals. In 17 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 9 times but managed to turn the score in 3.
RB Leipzig vs Schalke Stats
The moment of the RB Leipzig team is not the most pleasant and currently registers five straight games without proving the taste of victory in official matches. The team has presented several difficulties, even in its field, because it adds two games in a row without being able to win. In this duel against Schalke 04 coach Ralph Hasenhüttl should choose to keep his team in a more defensive way, with successive counterattacks, looking in this way most of the offensive Werner, this player who is the best finisher of Leipzig with 8 goals scored. It is worth noting that the slow defensive transition is one of the most serious points on the Leipzig side. For this match, probably the technician has as doubt Forsberg and Poulsen, important players inside this equipment.
Schalke Team News
The visiting team is currently in 2nd place with 30 points, after 8 wins, 6 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, won at home to Augsburg by (3-2). In the last match, he tied for Eintracht Frankfurt (2-2). In the last game he played for the Friendly, he beat Genk at home (2-1). In the last eight away games, Schalke 04 have won 3, 3 draws and 2 defeats, having won 12 points out of 24.
For this competition, you have not lost any of the last 5 games outside your stadium. In his games as a visitor there are some frequent results at the break: 1-0 (3 in 8 games) and 0-0 (3 in 8 games). His attack has been marked with great regularity, since he has always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games in this competition. In 17 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 7 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. There are 2 periods in the last 9 games played as a visitor for all competitions: he scored 6 of his 15 goals between the minutes (76′-90 ‘); suffered 5 of his 11 goals in the minutes (16’-30 ‘).
Before the winter break, Schalke 04 was going through a moment of confidence, achieving excellent results in several competitions. The last was for the German Cup when they beat Cologne 1-0. Usually the technician Domenico Tedesco usually opts for a tactical system very offensive, that is, the 3-5-2, being Burgstaller the piece responsible for the main plays of danger. It is worth noting that this player is the best scorer with 7 goals. Another point to note is the fact that Schalke 04 has enormous competence in counterattacks. For this match Leipzig will not be able to count on Reither and Goretzka, both injured.