class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>Having put five goals past Nagelsmann's men at Old Trafford, Al Hain-Cole expects the Red Devils to seal their knockout round place with another win
RB Leipzig and Manchester United face off for a place in the Champions League knockout stages when they meet at the Red Bull Arena on Tuesday.
Both sides are level with Paris Saint-Germain on nine points after five matches, with Julian Nagelsmann’s men down in third place due to head-to-head records.
RB Leipzig vs Manchester United Latest Odds
Currently enjoying a seven-match winning streak on home turf, the Bundesliga side are on offer at 6/4 (2.50) with bet365 to secure their place in the last 16 with a crucial victory here.
However, the Red Devils ran out emphatic 5-0 winners in the reverse encounter at Old Trafford and are priced at 8/5 (2.60) to progress by coming out on top once again.
The guests only need a draw to qualify for the latter stages, and there are odds of 11/4 (3.75) available on them grinding out a stalemate.
RB Leipzig vs Manchester United Team News
Dayot Upamecano is absent due to suspension, while Benjamin Henrichs, Konrad Lainer, and Lukas Klostermann are all ruled out by injury.
Luke Shaw and Anthony Martial are both injured and Fred is suspended following his red card against PSG. Eric Bailly is also an injury doubt.
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Although the stakes are high going into the final match, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may actually feel this situation suits his team.
Confidence will certainly not be an issue thanks to their massive win in the previous meeting, while the need to merely avoid defeat places all the pressure on the home team.
It all seems perfectly set up for a side that seems to enjoy playing away more than home turf at the moment, winning 12 out of the last 14 on the road in all competitions compared to just four out of 13 on home soil.
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What’s more, RB Leipzig have certainly looked vulnerable at the back of late – keeping just one clean sheet in 10 and conceding six times in just their two most recent games.
RB Leipzig vs Manchester United Tips and Predictions
With a number of defensive absentees to contend with, those 8/5 (2.60) odds look well worth backing on Leipzig losing out once again to a dangerous United side.
All odds correct at time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.