Place: Red Bull Arena. Leipzig.
Date: on the 25th of October, 2018 (Friday)
Match start: 17:55 (GMT+1)
Tournament: EUROPA League
The Bulls on Saturday spent away match against Augsburg in frames of the 8th round of German Bundesliga. In 90 minutes the guests have made 15 shots on target but any of them turned into goal. The hosts didn’t gain success in the attack either – 0:0.
Thus, Ralf Rangnick’s team in Bundesliga has lost points for the fourth time this season but they have lost only one match. Four meetings have been won (three – at home arena) thanks to what the Bulls are in Eurocup zone. In order to reach the Champions League top 4 they need one point and to catch the leader – five points.
RB Leipzig is doing great in the Europa League. Rangnik’s team has lost the starting match to Salzburg (2:3) but in the next match it has managed to win away match over Rosenborg (3:1). It allows the German club to hold the second place in the table.
The Scottish team takes the third position, giving way to the closest rival by additional factors. Celts have lost to Salzburg too (1:3 away match) and Rosenborg was destroyed (1:0 at home).
Celtic has played the last match on Saturday against Hibernian F.C. at home. After the first half the score was 2:0 in favor of Brendan Rogers’s team and the match has ended by the victory of hosts with the score 4:2.
After nine rounds of the championship of Scotland Celts take the second place in standings, being behind the leader with one point. In nine matches Celtic has gained six victories with two defeats, having lost two away matches. That was the only time the team of Rogers has tied the game.
Bookmaker coefficients on the match RB Leipzig vs Celtic
RB Leipzig to win – 1.4
Draw – 4.95;
Celtic to win – 7.51
The Scottish club is playing poorly away matches: only four victories in 11 matches of the current season with the same number of defeats. Considering this fact we think the Bulls will be able to win on home arena.