Manchester City will play RB leipzig in game one of Group A of the UEFA Champions League.
The match will start at 7 p.m. GMT on Wednesday, 15 September 2021. The match venue is Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Below you will find betting tips and match prediction for Manchester City vs RB Leipzig (September 15) in the Round 1 of the UEFA Champions League.
Manchester City vs RB Leipzig (September 15) latest odds on betting sites
Manchester City are the favourites and have their winning odds placed at 1.29 (-350 American; 2/7 Fractional). RB Leipzig, on the other hand, have their winning odds placed at 10.00 (+900; 9/1). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 5.50 (+450; 9/2).
The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Manchester City — 74%, draw — 17%, RB Leipzig— 9%.
Latest betting odds on Manchester City vs RB Leipzig (15 September 2021):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.53 (-188; 8/15)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.45 (+145; 29/20)
- Asian handicap (-1.75) on Manchester City — 2.11 (+108; 3/2)
- Asian handicap (+1.75) RB Leipzig — 1.85 (-112; 89/100)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.95 (105; 19/20)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
Manchester City vs RB Leipzig (September 15) match preview and stats
Manchester City lost last season's Champions League final to Chelsea, as they reached their first Champions League final in their history. The Citizens will start their new campaign at home to RB Leipzig on Wednesday night.
Manchester City are currently fifth in the Premier League table, as they got a 1-0 victory in their game against Leicester City. Bernardo Silva scored the only goal of the game, as he tapped in a rebound from close range. The Citizens got a 5-0 victory over Arsenal in their third Premier League game of the season, as their impressive scoring record continues. Manchester City have scored the joint most goals in the Premier League this season with 11 goals.
The Citizens have won three games and lost one in the Premier League, as they bounced back from their opening day loss to Tottenham by defeating Norwich City by five goals to nil. Manchester City are in a tough group in the Champions League with Paris Saint-Germain, RBleipzig and Club Brugge. The Citizens will be looking to start their Champions League campaign with a win against Leipzig.
Manchester City team news: Kevin De Bruyne isfit and in contention to start the game. Phil Foden is also back in the squad after suffering from a foot injury. Zack Steffan is unavailable after testing positive for coronavirus. Benjamin Mendy is in police custody and out of this match.
RB Leipzig lost their manager after last season's campaign, as Julian Nagelsmann left them to manage Bayern Munich. The Red Bulls lost the DFB-Pokal final to Borussia Dortmund at the end of last season.
RB Leipzig were knocked out of last season's Champions League by Liverpool in the round of 16, as they lost 4-0 on aggregate. The Red Bulls are in a very tough group this season with Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Club Brugge.
The Red Bulls have been struggling this season as they lost their last game to Bayern Munich by four goals to one. Lewandowski opened the scoring from the spot before Musiala scored the second at the 47th minute. Leroy Sane got the third goal to put Bayern Munich three goals up in the 54th minute. Konrad Laimer got a goal for Leipzig at the 58th minute to make it 3-1. Choupo-Moting scored the fourth goal as Bayern Munich cruised to a 4-1 victory away at Leipzig.
RB Leipzig are currently 12th in the Bundesliga table with three points in four games. They will be looking to start their Champions League campaign with a win at Manchester.
RB Leipzig team news: Marcel Halstenberg and Marcelo Saracchi are injured and out of contention.
Manchester City vs RB Leipzig H2H
This will be the first competitive meeting between both sides.
Manchester City vs RB Leipzig (September 15) key players and lineups
Manchester City projected starting lineup:
- Ederson Moraes
- Kyle Walker
- Ruben Dias
- John Stones
- Joao Cancelo
- Ilkay Gundogan
- Gabriel Jesus
- Bernardo Silva
- Jack Grealish
- Ferran Torres
Jack Grealish looks to have settled in the team after he scored his first goal against Norwich. The England midfielder has scored a goal and provided an assist in the Premier League this season. Grealish has created 14 chances while providing 13 key passes.
Gabriel Jesus has been exceptional this season in the Premier League. The Brazilian player has scored one goal and provided three assists in four games while creating 11 chances and providing 8 key passes.
RB Leipzig projected starting lineup:
- Peter Gulacsi
- Mohamed Simakan
- Willi Orban
- Nordi Mukiele
- Kevin Kampl
- Konrad Laimer
- Dominik Szoboszlai
- Daniel Olmo
- Christopher Nkunku
- Andre Silva
Andre Silva finished with the second most goals in the Bundesliga last season with 28 goals. The Portuguese striker scored 28 goals from an expected goal of 26.44 while also providing 26.44. Silva is an important player for RB Leipzig as he has scored a goal and provided an assist in the Bundesliga this season.
Daniel Olmo is one of the best youngsters in the world as he showed his incredible ability in the EURO. Olmo scored five goals in the league last season while also providing nine assists.
Manchester City vs RB Leipzig (September 15) betting tips and predictions
Manchester City will be looking to start their Champions League campaign with a win against RB Leipzig. The Citizens lost their last Champions League game which was in the Champions League final, as Chelsea won their second Champions League title. Manchester City have been good this season as they are fifth in the Premier League with three wins and a loss in four games.
RB Leipzig are coming into this game with a massive defeat to Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga. They've been struggling in the league this season as they are currently 12th in the German Bundesliga table. Leipzig will find it hard to stop Manchester City's wealthy attacking options.
Odds of the Citizens winning are kind of low, so I will go with Asian Handicap (-1.75).
Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-1.75) on Manchester City
Odds: 2.11 (-108 American; 3/2 Fractional)