Preview: Werder Bremen vs. RB Leipzig

Werder Bremen vs. RB Leipzig Preview – Prediction, Team news, Lineups

RB Leipzig will conclude the year with an away trip to the Weserstadion to face Werder Bremen on Tuesday.

With Werder Bremen struggling in 15th place and RB Leipzig seated third in the standings, it’s a crucial fixture for both teams.

Match Preview

Werder Bremen earned a draw in their recent game against Borussia Monchengladbach, securing a 2-2 result.

However, their struggles away from home have been apparent, managing only two points in seven away fixtures. At home, they’ve shown some form, winning four out of eight games.

Meanwhile, RB Leipzig has been in excellent form, winning four consecutive matches, including victories against Dortmund and Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga.

They have won 10 out of their 15 league matches this season, securing a six-point lead over fifth-placed Dortmund.

Leipzig’s forward Emil Forsberg, who’s leaving for New York Red Bulls in January, will bid farewell in this game. Leipzig has dominated their recent encounters against Werder Bremen, winning their last six meetings.

Team News

Werder Bremen continues to miss Amos Pieper, Leon Opitz, and Nicolai Rapp due to their injuries. Marco Friedl might not be ready for Tuesday’s game despite resuming training.

RB Leipzig will be without Willi Orban and Dani Olmo due to their injuries. Emil Forsberg might feature in his final Bundesliga start for Leipzig before his move to the MLS.

Predicted Lineups

Werder Bremen: (3-5-2)

Zetterer;

Veljkovic, Stark, Jung;

Weiser, Schmid, Stage, Bittencourt, Deman;

Borre, Ducksch

RB Leipzig: (4-4-2)

Blaswich;

Henrichs, Klostermann, Simakan, Raum;

Forsberg, Haidara, Schlager, Simons;

Openda, Poulsen

Prediction: Werder Bremen 1-3 RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig is in a great run of form and has historically dominated Werder Bremen in recent encounters. With Leipzig aiming to continue their winning streak and Forsberg’s farewell, they are likely to secure a comfortable victory over Werder Bremen.

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