Manchester United vs RB Leipzig Preview & Predictions 2020

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2020-21 UEFA Champions' League Group H preview: Manchester United vs RB Leipzig – Old Trafford – Wednesday, 28th October 2020 – 20:00 hrs BST

Manchester United vs RB Leipzig Preview

Ole Solksjaer Manchester United get ready to welcome RB Leipzig for a Group H encounter of the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.

The Red Devils have just come out of a dull 0-0 draw with Chelsea while RB Leipzig beat 10-man Hertha Berlin 2-1 on Saturday in a Bundesliga outing.

Manchester United form guide in the English Premier League:

L-W-L-W-D

RB Leipzig form guide in the Bundesliga:

W-D-W-W-W

Solskjaer will be without the services centre-backs Eric Bailly and Phil Jones, both out with injuries.

RB Leipzig have injury issues with defenders Tyler Adams, Marcel Halstenberg, right-back Lukas Klostermann, midfielder Konrad Laimer and forward Fabrice Hartmann all out owing to injuries.

Manchester United Probable XI in a 3-5-2 formation:

David de Gea, Axel Tuanzebe, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Fred, Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Alex Telles, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial

RB Leipzig probable XI in a 4-3-3 formation:

Peter Gulacsi, Benjamin Henrichs, Ibrahima Konate, Dayot Upamecano, Angelino, Kevin Kampl, Dani Olmo, Marcel Sabitzer, Christopher Nkunku, Yussuf Poulsen, Hwang Hee-chan

United will be full of confidence after coming back from Paris with a 1-2 win over formidable PSG.

Anthony Martial will be back and along with Marcus Rashford will give potency to the attack.

Donny van de Beek and Edinson Cavani could come in at anytime during the course of the game and lend further strength.

As for Leipzig, the departure of star striker Timo Werner to Chelsea hasn't particularly affected the club's performance as such with players like Manchester City loanee Angelino stepping in.

Apart from Angelina, they have players of the caliber of Kampl, Olmo, Sabitzer and Poulsen who could prove to of real threat to the United defense.

The match is thus expected to be a tight one with UK bookmaker odds marginally in favour of the hosts but expect the German visitors to perform well.

Manchester United vs RB Leipzig Bookmaker Odds

All the Bet365 odds quoted are subject to change and were correct as of 27/10/2020.

  • Manchester United to win: 6/5
  • RB Leipzig to win: 11/5
  • Draw: 5/2

Both Teams To Score Odds

Correct Score Odds & Predictions

  • Draw 1-1: 11/2
  • Manchester United 1-0: 8/1
  • Manchester United 2-1: 8/1 at Bet365 (predicted scoreline)
  • RB Leipzig 2-1: 10/1 at Bet365 (probable scoreline)
  • RB Leipzig 1-0: 11/1
  • Man Utd 2-0: 11/1
  • RB Leipzig 2-0: 16/1

Anytime goal scorer Odds

  • Marcus Rashford: 13/8
  • Edinson Cavani: 13/8
  • Bruno Fernandes: 13/8 (skybet)
  • Yussuf Poulsen: 2/1
  • Hee-Chan Hwang: 9/4

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