FC Koln vs RB Leipzig
Date: 17 September 2021, Friday
Kick-Off: 17:30 UK/ 18:30 CET
FC Koln take on RB Leipzig on Saturday evening as the visitors will be eager to get a win and secure all 3 points to push up the points ladder.
The hosts currently sit in 7th position in the table with 7 points on board after 4 league games as they have drawn once, lost once and won twice. This has been a very good start for Koln.
FC Koln come into this fixture on the back of a 1-1 draw to Freiburg. Anthony Modeste gave the lead for Koln before Florian Kainz saw red in the 74th minute of the game.
Things got worse for the Billy Goats as Rafael Czichos scored an own goal in the 89th minute of the game which lost 2 valuable points for Koln.
On the other side of the pitch, Leipzig have not got off to a good start in the league as they currently sit in 12th position in the league table with just 3 points on board. They won lost thrice and secured only one victory so far this season.
In the Bundesliga, the away side come on the back of a 4-1 hammering loss at home to Bayern Munich as Konrad Laimer got a consolation goal in the 58th minute of the game.
FC Koln vs RB Leipzig Head-to-Head
- Both these sides have played each other 8 times in the Bundesliga.
- 26 goals have been scored in these 8 games.
- 25 goals have been scored on an average per game.
- FC Koln won the previous encounter 2-1.
FC Koln vs RB Leipzig Prediction
RB Leipzig are set to win this fixture even though they have had a poor start to their Bundesliga season as they know that they have to find their feet soon if they want to play in the Champions League next season.
Hence, we back the odds at 1.70 for RB Leipzig to win.
Consequently, we back the odds at 1.57 for both teams to score as both sides have shown good goal-scoring form in the league