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Manchester City vs RB Leipzig: Game analysis, where to watch, odds, and predictions

Alex Jones
15 Sep 2021
Manchester City vs RB Leipzig: Game analysis, where to watch, odds, and predictions

This Tuesday, Manchester City face RB Leipzig for the UEFA Champions League group's first round. Manchester City comes to this competition by finishing first in England Premier League. Citizens had a fantastic season last year, winning the Premier League, advancing to the final of UEFA Champions League, and winning the EFL Cup. They come to this new season with high objectives, winning all possible trophies. Their main objective is winning the Champions League, and they hope a lot that they can achieve it this year. On the other side, Leipzig finished second in Bundesliga, ahead of Dortmund and Wolfsburg. They were able to advance to the final of DFB Pokal, but unfortunately, they were beaten by Dortmund 4-1. Both teams will participate in Group A of the competition, together with PSG and Club Brugge KV.

Head-to-head matches

This would be the first time these two teams face each other. Last year Manchester City played against two German teams in the playoffs of the Champions League, Dortmund, and Mönchengladbach. The citizens defeated both teams in both matches. Will Leipzig have the same destiny?

Injury updates

The citizens come to this match without three players. Delap, Mendy and Steffen will miss the game against Leipzig. They are not key players for Guardiola, so it will not make a difference in this team. On the other side for Leipzig will miss Halstenberg, Ramos, Raebiger and Saracchi. Halstenberg last year was a key player for Leipzig, but he hasn't played any minutes due to an ankle injury.

Predictions, odds, and where to watch

Both teams will play tonight the first match of this competition. Guardiola and Marsch will have their best players at their disposal for tonight. K. De Buyne is back from the injury and is ready to make an impact in the game. Ferran Torres is in great form by scoring two goals in Premier League and two goals for his national team, Spain. On the other side, Leipzig has not started the Bundesliga very well by losing three games and winning just one. Their crucial player for today is the star Szoboszlai and Andre Silva. Both teams want to achieve a high result tonight. Bookmakers see Manchester City as the favorite to win this match with 1.3 odds, against 9.50 odds for Leipzig to win. The odds that the match finishes in a draw are 5.50. As for Livestream, you can watch the game at OneSoccer, Univision, TUDN USA, FOX Network, FOX Sports App, TUDN App, Foxsports.com, Univision NOW, TUDN.com, and SiriusXM FC. You can also check the odds or watch the match even on betting platforms like bet365, 1xbet, William Hill. The odds for this match are as follows:

Prediction: Total Over 4.5

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  • Game information;
  • Date: September 15, 2021;
  • Time: 21:00 (CET);
  • Venue: Etihad Stadium (Manchester)
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