Borussia M’gladbach welcomes RB Leipzig

Borussia M’gladbach welcomes RB Leipzig in an early fixture from the third round of the German Bundesliga. Let’s examine this clash at the Borussia-Park in our football prediction tips.

Borussia M’gladbach started well the new season under their new manager Marco Rose. Die Fohlen won four points from their first two games, currently being 7th in the standings. In the first round Borussia made a 0-0 draw against Schalke 04 at home, but in the second round Rose’s boys celebrated their first win for the season. M’gladbach visited Mainz 05 at the Opel Arena and enjoyed a convincing 3-1 win.

Robin Quaison opened the score for Mainz, but until the end of the game Die Fohlen turned it around. Stefan Lainer equalised, while Alassane Plea made it 1-2. The third game in game was scored by the substitute Breel Embolo.

RB Leipzig achieved two wins in the first two rounds, currently being third in the standings with 6 points. In the first round the Red Bulls scored four goals against the newcomer Union Berlin, while in the second round Julian Nagelsmann’s team enjoyed a 2-1 win at home against Eintracht Frankfurt. Timo Werner and Yussuf Poulsen clinched the win for the home side, while Goncalo Paciencia scored for Eintracht in the last few minutes.

Both managers have some problems before this clash.

Borussia M’gladbach will be without the injured Jonas Hoffman, Julio Villalba, Tobias Strobl and Lars Stindl.

Meanwhile RB Leipzig can’t use Hannes Wolf, Tyler Adams and Jean Kevin Augustin.

That’s our football prediction tips for the Bundesliga fixture from the third round between Borussia M’gladbach and RB Leipzig. We expect a really competitive game between two teams who have the same goal in mind – to finish in the Top 4 and qualify for the Champions League.