Stuttgart and RB Leipzig kick off their Bundesliga campaigns Sunday on the Mercedes-Benz Enviornment, with the previous having already performed on this season’s DFB-Pokal kickoff at 4:30 pm.
After surviving the drop within the final couple of seasons, Stuttgart now appears to be like set to consolidate their Bundesliga standing for one more yr at the least.
Retaining Sasa Kalajdzic and making Dinos Mavropanos’s transfer a everlasting deal has enabled Stuttgart to take advantage of their time within the high flight. Nonetheless, they definitely rode their luck in opposition to Dynamo Dresden within the first spherical of the DFB-Pokal.
After Darko Churlinov had given Matarazzo’s aspect a 1-0 lead, Waldemar Anton noticed purple for Stuttgart halfway by means of the second half, however a late purpose from Ivo Ilicevic gave them some respiratory area and allowed them to progress into spherical two with a 1-0 win.
Getting into the 2022-23 season with a shiny DFB-Pokal trophy to defend, RB Leipzig discovered themselves 3-0 after which 4-1 down in opposition to Bayern Munich within the annual curtain-raiser earlier than threatening a comeback in opposition to the perennial Bundesliga champions.
Regardless of Marcel Halstenberg, Christopher Nkunku, and Dani Olmo’s efforts, Domenico Tedesco’s aspect did not hold issues tight on the again and paid for it as Bayern struck 5 objectives of their very own to assist Julian Nagelsmann get one over his outdated employers.
Stuttgart vs RB Leipzig Head to Head
Each side have eight video games in opposition to one another, with hosts winless whereas guests taking seven wins. Here’s a have a look at their earlier encounters:
- Dynamo Dresden 0-1 Stuttgart
- Stuttgart 5-2 Valencia
- Stuttgart 2-1 Brentford
- Zurich 2-3 Stuttgart
- RB Leipzig 3-5 Bayern Munich
- RB Leipzig 0-5 Liverpool
- Southampton 1-3 Leipzig
- Freiburg 1-1 Leipzig
Stuttgart Workforce Information
Stuttgart defender Anton shall be accessible for choice regardless of his purple card in opposition to Dresden, carrying over to his aspect’s subsequent DFB-Pokal outing. There may be hope that star striker Kalajdzic shall be match for the competition after returning to workforce coaching from an ankle harm.
RB Leipzig Workforce Information
Leipzig striker Alexander Sorloth is again with the workforce after battling again from a foot harm, however Yussuf Poulsen (thigh) is unlikely to be concerned simply but. Josko Gvardiol missed the Tremendous Cup defeat to Bayern with a muscular harm however is anticipated to be high-quality for this one.
Prediction and Odds
Leipzig’s squad isn’t in excellent form both, however with Nkunku in search of to choose up the place he left off and Bayern already feeling the total pressure of Roten Bullen’s attacking expertise, we’re backing Leipzig to choose up an opening-day win.
- Away Win
- Objectives Over 2.5
- Nkunku to Rating