RB Leipzig vs Wolfsburg Prediction: Team to Win, Form, News and more 13/04/2024

Here is our prediction for the upcoming Bundesliga matchup between RB Leipzig and Wolfsburg on Saturday, April 13th 2024.

 
1:28pm on Friday 12th April 2024
By
Jake Skudder

As RB Leipzig prepares to host Wolfsburg at the Red Bull Arena on April 13, 2024, the stage is set for an enthralling Bundesliga showdown.

Both teams have had contrasting fortunes this season, with Leipzig vying for a top-four finish, while Wolfsburg struggles to steer clear of the relegation battle.

Current Form

RB Leipzig's Current Form

RB Leipzig enters the fray in formidable form, locked in a fierce battle with Borussia Dortmund for the coveted fourth spot in the Bundesliga standings.

With 53 points from 28 games, Marco Rose's squad is determined to maintain their upward trajectory after a series of impressive performances.

Notably, Leipzig has secured two victories and a draw in their last three matches, including a dominant 5-1 win against FC Koln and a 4-1 triumph over Freiburg, demonstrating their scoring prowess and defensive solidity.

Wolfsburg's Current Form

In contrast, Wolfsburg has experienced a turbulent season, with only one win in their last three matches, leaving them perilously close to the relegation zone.

The team's inconsistency has been a concern, and the recent managerial change, with Ralph Hasenhuttl taking the helm, signals a push for stability and improvement.

Team News

RB Leipzig Team News

Leipzig will miss the services of Yussuf Poulsen due to a muscle injury, while David Raum serves a one-match suspension.

Lois Openda, the team's leading scorer, is expected to spearhead the attack alongside Benjamin Sesko, bringing a lethal edge to Leipzig's forward line.

Wolfsburg Team News

Wolfsburg's lineup has been hampered by injuries and suspensions, with key players such as Maxence Lacroix and Koen Casteels unavailable.

This has necessitated adjustments, with Pavao Pervan likely to continue as the goalkeeper amidst the squad's challenges.

Key Players

Leipzig's Key Players

For Leipzig, Lois Openda's form will be pivotal. Having contributed significantly in recent matches, his ability to convert chances will be crucial against Wolfsburg.

Benjamin Sesko's partnership with Openda up front adds another layer of threat for Leipzig's opponents.

24 yrs - ST (C) - RB Leipzig
91 
Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
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2195
Played matches
28
21
6
Shots P90
4.39
Shots On target P90
2.30
Successful passing %
69%
Final third passes P90
8.90

Wolfsburg's Key Player

Wolfsburg will rely on Ridle Baku's creativity and scoring ability to challenge Leipzig's defence.

Baku's performance could inspire confidence in a Wolfsburg side in desperate need of points.

26 yrs - D, M (R) - Wolfsburg
72 
Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
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1561
Played matches
27
1
0
Shots P90
1.15
Shots On target P90
0.40
Successful passing %
77%
Final third passes P90
14.41

Scoreline Prediction

Considering the current form, home advantage, and historical performance, RB Leipzig is the favourite to win this contest.

Our predicted scoreline of 2-0 in favour of Leipzig reflects the expectation of a controlled yet assertive display from the hosts.

For all of the analysis of Leipzig vs Wolfsburg as it happens live, check out our Preview and Live Update page for the game.

FAQ

What time does the RB Leipzig vs Wolfsburg match start? The match is scheduled to begin at 2:30 pm UK time on April 13, 2024.

Where is the match being played? The match will take place at the Red Bull Arena, Leipzig.

Can Wolfsburg avoid relegation this season? Wolfsburg's fight to stay up is intense, and their performance in upcoming matches, including this one against Leipzig, will be critical to their survival in the Bundesliga.

Who are the players to watch? Lois Openda for RB Leipzig and Ridle Baku for Wolfsburg are the key players to watch in this encounter.

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