UCL 2022-23: Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig prediction and betting tips (September 14)
Real Madrid host Leipzig in their second group stage match on Wednesday. Los Blancos have won all of their matches played, an 100% record this season. They have great momentum for this fixture.
Dominik Szoboszlai has a goal and four assists in the last four matches.
Dominik Szoboszlai has a goal and four assists in the last four matches.

Real Madrid face RB Leipzig in Round 2 of the 2022-23 Serie A season.

The match is scheduled to start at 8:00 p.m. GMT on Wednesday, 14 September 2022. The match venue is Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid, Spain.

Latest odds on betting sites

Real Madrid to win odds are priced at 1.45 (-220 American; 5/11 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 5.00 (+400; 4/1), while RB Leipzig to win odds are priced at 6.00 (+500; 5/1).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Real Madrid — 64%, draw — 20%, RB Leipzig — 16%.

Latest betting odds on Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig (14 September 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 1.44 (-225; 4/9)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.75 (+175; 7/4)
  • Asian handicap (-1.0, -1.5) on Real Madrid — 2.05 (+105; 21/20)
  • Asian handicap (+1.0, +1.5) on RB Leipzig — 1.86 (-116; 25/29)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.61 (-164; 25/41)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 2.20 (+120; 6/5)

Match preview and statistics

Real Madrid have won their last seven matches across all competitions. They beat Mallorca 4-1 in their last match.

Vedat Muriqi opened the scoring for Mallorca in the 35th minute with a header past Courtois into the net. Kang-In Lee assisted with the cross. Federico Valverde equalized on the stroke of halftime. He drove from his own half to the other half before cutting inside and lighting a strike into the top corner.

Vinicius Junior scored in the 72nd minute with a left footed shot past Rajkovic into the net, assisted by Rodrygo with the pass. Rodrygo made it 3-1 in the 89th minute. He dribbled between and through the defenders before finishing it.

Antonio Rudiger made it 4-1 in the 90+3 minute with a volley past the goalie. Toni Kroos assisted the goal from the free-kick spot. Team statistics: 68% possession, 2.37 expected goals, 22 total shots, three big chances, seven shots on target, 595 accurate passes, 92% pass accuracy, seven fouls committed, four corners and three yellow cards.

Los Blancos beat the Celtics 3-nil in the UCL Round 1 fixture. All the goals scored came in the second half of the game. Vinicius Junior opened the scoring, Luka Modric doubled the lead and Eden Hazard made it 3-nil.

Real Madrid team news: Eder Militao and Karim Benzema are ruled out because of injuries.

RB Leipzig have three wins and two losses in their last five matches. They bounced back with a 3-0 home win against Dortmund. Marco Rose’s tenure started with a big win at home.

Willi Orban gave them the lead in the sixth minute with a header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Dominik Szoboszlai with the cross following from the corner. Szoboszlai doubled the lead in the 45th minute with a shot from outside the box to the top right corner, assisted by Mohamed Simakan.

Amadou Haidara made it 3-nil in the 84th minute with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal, assisted by Timo Werner. Team statistics: 44% possession, 2.04 expected goals, 15 total shots, three big chances, five shots on target, 271 accurate passes, 72% pass accuracy, 12 fouls committed, two offsides, five corners and two yellow cards.

The Red Bulls lost 1-3 to Shakhtar Donetsk in their Round 1 fixture. Mohamed Simakan scored their only goal in the game.

RB Leipzig team news: Daniel Olmo and Lukas Klostermann are sidelined due to injuries.

Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig H2H

This is going to be the first meeting between both teams.

Lineups and key players

Real Madrid projected starting lineup:

  • Thibaut Courtois
  • Lucas Vazquez
  • Eder Militao
  • Antonio Rudiger
  • David Alaba
  • Aurelien Tchouameni
  • Toni Kroos
  • Luka Modric
  • Federico Valverde
  • Eden Hazard
  • Vinicius Junior

Vinicius Junior is the key player to watch out for. He has seven goal contributions in the last six matches played, with five goals and two assists. Vinicius opened the scoring in their previous UCL fixture and also scored a goal against Mallorca in the last match. A goal contribution is expected from him in the next game.

RB Leipzig projected starting lineup:

  • Peter Gulacsi
  • Mohamed Simakan
  • Willi Orban
  • Josko Gvardiol
  • David Raum
  • Konrad Laimer
  • Xaver Schlager
  • Dominik Szoboszlai
  • Emil Forsberg
  • Timo Werner
  • Christopher Nkunku

Dominik Szoboszlai is the key player to watch out for. He has a goal and four assists in the last four matches. Szoboszlai scored a goal and assisted in the last game against Dortmund. You can expect a good game from him against Madrid.

Prediction and betting tips

Real are the better team ahead of this match with their seven-game winning streak. They are the only team in Europe’s top five leagues with a 100% winning record. RB Leipzig won the first game under the new coach, beating BVB 3-nil. Compared to Madrid, they are not a match.

This is the first time both teams will be meeting. Predictions for this match are Asian Handicap on Real Madrid, and BTTS (Yes). Los Blancos have the home advantage, and the odds are on their side to win. Even though they score more than their opponents, they can still concede. Only two clean sheets have been kept this season.

Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-1.0, -1.5) on Real Madrid

Odds: 2.05 (+105 American; 21/20 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 1.61 (-164 American; 25/41 Fractional)

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