RB Leipzig vs. Real Madrid With their 3-2 victory over Real Madrid at home on Tuesday, RB Leipzig moved one step closer to the knockout round of the Champions League.
With nine points, the German team is in second place in Group F, one point behind group leaders Real and three points ahead of Shakhtar Donetsk, whom they will play in their last group game against next week, needing a draw to secure a top-two finish.
With Genuine Madrid previously having equipped for the last 16, chief Carlo Ancelotti rested a few ordinary starters and his side were ruled right on time by the youthful Leipzig group.
“We yielded two objectives from two set pieces and afterward the game was the sort of game that they needed, playing on the counterattack, they’re generally excellent at that,” Ancelotti said after the match. “We controlled the game, yet experienced on the counter. It was the two objectives we yielded that made it the game they needed.”
The home side started to lead the pack 13 minutes into the game with Josko Gvardiol scoring on the bounce back from a Thibaut Courtois save after a shot header by Andre Silva.
With the European heroes actually recuperating from the main blow, Leipzig broadened their lead five minutes some other time when David Raum attempted to pass into the container however the ball diverted off a protector into the way of Christopher Nkunku who rushed to respond and rifled the ball in off the crossbar.
Leipzig had two additional extraordinary possibilities, yet Courtois saved Amadou Haidara’s strike from the edge of the case and Nkuku put a short proximity shot wide subsequent to beating the onrushing Madrid guardian to the ball yet winding up with a tight point attempting to view as the vacant net.
“I think we came out extremely occupied in the start of the game and were found dozing against a group that is exceptionally forceful,” Courtois said after the match. “Mentor Ancelotti cautioned us before the game that they are a spicy group at home, extremely forceful, however we actually began slow and followed through on the cost.
“It’s unsuitable our presentation in the start of the match, we can’t surrender two objectives from corners in the beginning of the match.”
Vinicius Junior set Genuine back into the game not long before the break with a header that went right inside the left post.
Be that as it may, a Timo Werner strike from short proximity to complete a speedy counter-assault in the 81st moment put Leipzig 3-1 up.
“We realized Madrid were solid ready and there would be stages where we were pushed back,” Werner said. “[Manager Marco] Rose advised us to be fearless when under lock and key and that is the thing we did.
“We have accomplished what we needed. We have it in our own hands (to go through to the last 16) and don’t have to win against Shakhtar now.”
In the wake of being fouled, Rodrygo got up to change over a punishment for Genuine’s subsequent objective in added time yet keeping away from their first misfortune in quite a while this season was sufficiently not.
“I’m not irate, a loss irritates us yet a loss doesn’t hurt us a ton,” Ancelotti said. “We get one more opportunity to complete first against Celtic. It needed to occur sooner or later and it happens today. I can’t be excessively reproachful of a group that has done so well up to this point.
“You advance more from a loss than 10 successes in succession. We weren’t persuading from set pieces this evening.”
How to watch Real Madrid vs. Leipzig
- Real Madrid vs. Leipzig date: Tuesday, Oct. 25
- Real Madrid vs. Leipzig time: 3 p.m. ET
- Real Madrid vs. Leipzig live stream: Paramount+
UEFA Champions League picks for Real Madrid vs. Leipzig
You should review Brandt Sutton’s predictions for the UEFA Champions League before watching Tuesday’s game. SportsLine’s top soccer editor for more than five years has been Sutton, a former NCAA soccer player. He has been closely following soccer for much longer, and while making decisions, he considers managerial strategies, anticipated lineups, and prior performances in order to be as knowledgeable as possible while keeping his finger on the global pulse of the game. Sutton has also been having success with his greatest bets, going 136-108-1 on soccer bets in 2022, paying out about $1,600 to $100 bettors.
For Genuine Madrid versus Leipzig, Sutton is backing Over 2.5 objectives at a – 150 payout. The two groups enter in with their offenses at ideal levels as Genuine Madrid have scored nine absolute objectives over their last three games. Nonetheless, Leipzig have upped the ante with 10 objectives over that stretch while yielding five in the contrary net.
The setting of this game likewise upholds backing the Over as RB Leipzig is something else altogether at home. They’ve scored no less than three objectives in every one of their beyond five home games, averaging 3.4 objectives over that stretch contrasted with simply 1.2 objectives over their last five away matches.
Then again, while Madrid’s offense shows up all over the place, the equivalent can’t be said for the protection. They surrendered in their last UCL away match to a Shakhtar Donetsk group that is turning upward to both Madrid and Leipzig in the Bosses Association standings. That has Sutton thinking this will be an ever changing issue with there being Over 2.5 complete objectives.