Probable Lineups

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Probable Lineups Statistical Comparison

(64) 42 Goals 14 (25)
(46) 36 Assists 9 (17)
(6.7) 6.9 Average Ratings 6.6 (6.5)
26.2 Average Age 28
182.5 Average Height (cm) 184.2
(1.1) 1.3 Shots pg 0.7 (0.8)
(52%) 50% Aerial Duel Success 53% (50%)
(0.7) 0.6 Dribbles pg 0.5 (0.4)
(1.2) 0.9 Tackles pg 1 (1.2)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in Bundesliga.

Missing Players

RBL
Union Berlin
Player Reason Status Rating
Mohamed Simakan Out 6.78
Amadou Haidara Out 7.09
Player Reason Status Rating
Kevin Volland Doubtful 6.39
Rani Khedira Doubtful 6.42
Josip Juranovic Doubtful 6.6

Team News

RBL
Union Berlin
  • Amadou Haidara is away at AFCON, while Xavi Simons is available after suspension, but Mohamed Simakan is on the naughty step after picking up five yellow cards. Péter Gulácsi may return in goal.
  • Captain Rani Khedira has a niggly calf problem. Josip Juranovic is nearing a return from a muscle injury, while Kevin Volland could return from a concussion suffered against Bayern.

Prediction

  • Lacklustre Leipzig have suffered three defeats in a row since their return after the winter break.
  • In fact, just one point from their last four games, is their worst ever run of form since becoming a Bundesliga club.
  • Union beat bottom side Darmstadt last weekend but still sit uncomfortably close to relegation strife.
  • Leipzig won the reverse fixture 3-0 and should ease to victory in this east German derby.
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