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Borussia Dortmund vs Leipzig Match Preview: Heated Contest on the Runner-Up Spot

Borussia Dortmund vs Leipzig match preview

Bundesliga is approaching the late phase of its 2017/18 version, but the top 4 teams are still undetermined except Bayern Munich who almost secured the title run. Bundesliga week 25 highlight fixture will be on the runner-up spot. Here is all you need to know about Borussia Dortmund vs Leipzig match preview.

Online sportsbooks in Germany expect the game between Borussia Dortmund vs Leipzig on Saturday, March 03, to be in a high intensity from the get-go. The two teams will be under pressure as their clash precedes the first leg of Europa League Last-16 in just 5 days. Although RB Leipzig are the home side in the upcoming game, our Borussia Dortmund vs Leipzig match preview suggests that Black and Yellow’s first squad tactics may give them the advantage over the hosts.

Borussia Dortmund vs Leipzig line-ups

(source: BVB.de)

BVB’s starting eleven have shown great strength lately, especially in the midfield and the attacking side, although they lost their head striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Bringing-in on-loan Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi quickly revived BVB’s striking force as he scored 5 goals in 4 games. Batshuayi seems to enjoy a good start to life with Borussia Dortmund. In addition the welcomed back 28-year-old Marco Reus managed to ease Dortmund into second place after sealing a victory over Borussia Monchengladbach in week 23.

On the other hand, RB Leipzig have been enjoying good scores with the rise of their Guinean midfielder Naby Keita, but after he sustained injury the team’s performance have changed. In their last match against Bottom placed Cologne, Leipzig lost concentration and Cologne shockingly came from behind to pull off a surprise (2-1) win at Red Bull Arena.

Borussia Dortmund vs Leipzig match preview and betting tips

According to online sportsbook news in Germany Borussia Dortmund deserved to move up to the second place with 19 points behind the pace-setters. The achievement came after stretching the unbeaten run to 12 games in all competitions under Peter Stoeger. Whereas the hosts enjoyed the runner-up spot for just 10 days in late of January, before dropping to the 6th place in February. In their Bundelsiga run, Leipzig are going through a bumpy road losing 8 matches, wining 11, and drawing 5.

To place a bet on Bundesliga week 25 highlight fixture we recommend visiting Netbet Sportsbook. The odds are very close, but Borussia Dortmund are slightly heading up with (2.50) odds, while the odds for Leipzig are (2.65). In 2018 Bundesliga games, the two teams have scored in every match regardless of winning or losing, so you may add to your odds selection that both teams are favourite to score in the game with odds standing at (1.52).

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