Manchester City faces RB Leipzig in a crucial Champions League matchup after suffering two consecutive defeats.
Champions League Clash
Leipzig's Strong Start
RB Leipzig's impressive season began with a 3-0 win over Bayern Munich in the DFL-Supercup final, marking a series of positive results.
City's Recent Struggles
After a winning streak, Manchester City faced back-to-back defeats against Newcastle United and Wolverhampton Wanderers.
The match is scheduled for October 4, 2023, at 8:00 PM BST at Red Bull Arena Leipzig.
RB Leipzig's form: D-W-W-W-W; Manchester City's form: L-L-W-W-W.
Players to Watch
Keep an eye on RB Leipzig's young talent, Xavi Simons, and Manchester City's Julián Álvarez, who have been delivering standout performances.
Both teams won their UCL openers, but RB Leipzig is unbeaten in the last 7 games, while Man City enters the fixture on the back of two consecutive defeats.
Injury & Team News
RB Leipzig faces several injuries, including Kevin Kampl, Timo Werner, Dani Olmo, Willi Orban, and El Chadaille Bitshiabu. Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne is out with a hamstring injury, and John Stones' availability is uncertain.
Head to Head
In their previous encounters, RB Leipzig has one win, Man City has two wins, and they've drawn once, setting the stage for an exciting showdown.
RB Leipzig predicted lineup (4-2-2-2): Blaswich (GK); Henrichs, Simakan, Lukeba, Raum; Schlager, Seiwald; Simons, Forsberg; Poulsen, Openda Man City predicted lineup (4-2-3-1): Ederson (GK); Walker, Akanji, Dias, Gvardiol; Nunes, Rodri; Foden, Alvarez, Doku; Haaland