UEFA Champions League: Manchester City vs RB Leipzig United Match Preview and Line Up

 UEFA Champions League 2023/24




 Manchester City vs RB Leipzig


Champions League Grp. G Round 2

Match Date:


Match Time:

12.30 AM IST (UTC +5:30)
 11.00 PM UAE


Red Bull Arena

Match Live Info



Prediction and Preview

UEFA Champions League Preview :  RB Leipzig vs. Manchester City - October 5, 2023

Two top European sides, RB Leipzig and Manchester City, are set to lock horns in an exciting UEFA Champions League Group G clash on October 4, 2023, at 20:00 BST in Leipzig, Germany's Red Bull Arena. With both teams eyeing progression in the competition, this promises to be a captivating encounter.

Current Form:

RB Leipzig has been in superb form, boasting a streak of consecutive wins and draws across various competitions. Manchester City, however, has faced a dip in their domestic form, suffering back-to-back losses. Both teams will be eager to make a statement in the Champions League.


In their last four meetings, RB Leipzig secured one win, Manchester City claimed two, and one match ended in a draw. Their most recent encounter saw Manchester City emerge victorious with a resounding 7-0 win in March 2023.

RB Leipzig:

Under the guidance of their manager, RB Leipzig is expected to field a solid lineup. The likes of Henrichs, Simakan, and Raum will form a sturdy defense, while Schlager and Seiwald will control the midfield. In attack, they will rely on the creative prowess of Simons and Carvalho, with Sesko and Openda leading the frontline.

Manchester City:

Manager Pep Guardiola's Manchester City will be eager to bounce back from their recent domestic setbacks. Ederson will guard the goal, while the defensive quartet of Walker, Akanji, Dias, and Gvardiol aims to provide stability. The midfield trio of Rodri, Kovacic, and Alvarez will be instrumental in orchestrating the team's possession-based style.

Upfront, the attacking trio of Foden, Haaland, and Grealish will be tasked with breaking down RB Leipzig's resilient defense.

Tactical Battle:

RB Leipzig is known for its high-pressing game and rapid counter-attacks. They will look to exploit any defensive vulnerabilities in Manchester City's setup. On the other hand, Manchester City is expected to dominate possession and create scoring opportunities through patient build-up play.

We say: RB Leipzig 2-4 Manchester City

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