LEP vs MOB Dream11 Match Prediction: Red Bull Leipzig will be hoping to bounce back with and extend their lead at the top after facing a 2-0 defeat against Frankfurt. However, they will be facing a tough test as they host Monchengladbach who are just two points short of Leipzig at third with 38 points. With the title race intensifying in the Bundesliga, the upcoming fixture promises to be a real treat.
Date- Saturday, February 1
Kick-Off- 11:00 PM (IST)
Venue- Red Bull Arena
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Red Bull Leipzig
Dani Olmo has recently exited the club for Dinamo Zagreb on a four-year deal. Patrik Schick and Yussuf Poulsen will be battling for a spot in the forward line along with Timo Werner. Matheus Cunha is away to Brazil due to Olympic qualification duty. Emil Forsberg is in contention of making a return. Diego Demme has also left the club in the January transfer window for Napoli. Tyler Adams should be accommodating the midfield for the hosts. Club captain Willi Orban remains on the sidelines due to a long term knee injury, While Ibrahim Konate is yet to shake off his muscle injury. Kevin Kampl is ruled out due to a foot operation.
Ramy Bensebaini is on the sidelines for several weeks due to a muscle injury, while Oscar Wendt is likely to come in place. Stefan Lainer is back from suspension. Tony Jantschke sustained a muscle injury as well and will be out of action for close to three weeks.
LEP (Expected Playing 11)- Gulacsi; Halstenbeg, Upamecano, Klostermann, Mukiele; Forsberg, Laimer, Adams, Sabitizer; Werner, Poulsen
MOB (Expected Playing 11)- Sommer; Lainer, Elvedi, Ginter, Wendt; Kramer, Zakaria; Stindl; Embolo, Plea, Thuram
Timo Wener has been in prolific form for Leipzig. The centre-forward has 10 goals, six assists and a pass accuracy of 77.5% from 1605 minutes in the league this season.
Alassane Plea will be the danger man from Monchengladbach’s end as he has seven goals, five assists and a pass accuracy of 71% from 17 appearances this season.
Marcel Sabitzer has also been in fine form for Leipzig. The 25-year-old has seven goals, five assists and a pass accuracy of 75% from 1507 minutes in the league this season.
Marcus Thuram has been vital in the forward line for Monchengladbach. Thuram has six goals, five assists and a pass accuracy of 69.2% from 19 appearances.
A draw seems like a possible outcome.
Goalkeeper- Y Sommer
Defenders- M Halstenberg, D Upamecano, S Lainer
Midfielders- C Kramer, C Nkunku, E Forsberg, M Sabitizer
Forwards- A Plea, M Thuram (VC), T Werner (C)
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