Stadium: Jan Breydel (Bruges)
Brugge host RB Leipzig. The teams will play a head-to-head encounter in the fifth round of the UEFA Champions League group stage. Can the Red Bulls take revenge for their defeat to the Blues in Germany?Get Your Welcome Bonus!
On Matchday 4 of the UEFA Champions League group stage, Brugge played away against Manchester City. As expected, the game was very tough for Philippe Clement’s side. The Blue and Black suffered a shock 4-0 defeat in England. Four games have left the Belgian side with four points on aggregate. Brugge are third in Group A. Last week, Brugge lost away to Mechelen in the Europa League.
RB Leipzig’s last opponent in the Champions League group stage was PSG. Jesse Marsch’s charges showed a good game against a strong opponent and managed to snatch a draw 2-2. The German club’s first point in the current Champions League campaign, with RB Leipzig sitting in last place in Group A. Last weekend, they made a poor start to their Bundesliga campaign as the Red Bulls suffered an away defeat at the hands of Hoffenheim.
The only head-to-head encounter between Brugge and RB Leipzig took place this season. The Belgian side enjoyed a successful showing in Germany in the first leg of the Champions League group stage. Philippe Clement’s side secured a 2-1 win.
Expert Betting Tips
I will highlight an interesting fact related to the guests of the upcoming game. Not a single Champions League match involving RB Leipzig has yet recorded a 0-0 result. That streak is likely to continue in the next encounter. There is little doubt that Manchester City and PSG will take the top two spots. Brugge and RB Leipzig will fight for third place and continued European appearances. Both clubs will be attacking in the next encounter, not ruling out a quick goal. You can also bet on another productive head-to-head encounter.
- Goal 1 Will Be Scored Up To 25 Minute - Yes for 1.88;
- Total Over (2.5) goals for 1.61;
- Brugge to score in the first half for 2.00.