RB Leipzig enters the game after a 3-2 home win over Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday night. This result provides RB Leipzig a chance to advance to the knockout stages of the Champions League and extends their unbeaten run in all competitions to eight games.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen head to the Red Bull Arena after earning a point against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday night.
The game concluded 2-2, with Bayer 04 Leverkusen taking the lead twice but conceding equalisers on both occasions. As a result of this result, Bayer 04 Leverkusen can only qualify for the Europa League.
With the draw in Spain, Bayer 04 Leverkusen has now failed to win any of their four most recent matches in all competitions. Leverkusen are currently 15th in the league.
Date and kickoff time
UK (BST) 2:30 PM
CEST: 3:30 PM
Eastern Time: 09:30 AM
Central Time: 08:30 AM
Mountain Time: 07:30 AM
Pacific Time: 06:30 AM
Gulf Standard Time: 5:30 PM
Indian Standard Time: 7:00 PM
Leipzig vs Bayer Leverkusen live stream and TV channel
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Konrad Laimer had ligament surgery and will not play again this season. Lukas Klostermann has the same injury and is out as well.
Goalkeeper Péter Gulácsi, suffered an ACL injury and is sidelined till next year.
Patrick Schick is dealing with adductor problems, while Charles Aránguiz (calf) and Kerem Demirbay (thigh) were also injured and missed the Champions League encounter in midweek.
Sardar Azmoun is out with a calf injury, while Exequiel Palacios is out with a thigh injury, but there is some good news: Florian Wirtz is back in partial training after a major ACL injury.
RB Leipzig Bundesliga form:
L, W, D, W, D
Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga form:
D, L, W, L,D
RB Leipzig possible starting lineup:
LBlaswich; Simakan, Orban, Gvardiol, Raum; Haidara, Schlager; Szoboszlai, Nkunku, Werner; Silva
Bayer Leverkusen possible starting lineup:
LHradecky; Kossounou, Tah, Tapsoba; Frimpong, Andrich, Amiri, Bakker; Diaby, Schick, Hudson-Odoi
RB Leipzig 3-1 Bayer Leverkusen
Leipzig ended Real Madrid’s unbeaten streak on Tuesday. The new manager bounce at Bayer Leverkusen under Xabi Alonso has not materialised. They have nine points after 11 games, their poorest start to a Bundesliga season since 1982/83.
Leipzig have the one of the best home record in the league and can win this game to move up the standings.