Betting tips for RB Leipzig vs Monaco - 13.09.2017
The Monaco travels to Germany, where at the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig, will sponsor the debut of the local team in European competitions, precisely in the Champions League, in what will be the first day of the group stage. These teams are in Group G, with FC Porto and Besiktas, one of the most balanced in the competition, so all points will be important. Both started the season well in the top of the table, but Monaco came from being thrashed in the league, in which it was one of the worst matches of the French champions in the last year.
RB Leipzig face their debut in continental competitions after having won Hamburger SV (2-0) at home on a difficult match for Germany's runners-up who only managed to reach the goal in the second half, by Keita and Werner. This was the second consecutive victory for the team that celebrates its second season in the Bundesliga, after losing on the opening day with Schalke. Thus, the commanded by Ralph Hasenhuttl are quarters, with 6 points, tied with three more teams and to a point of the trio of leaders of the competition. They scored, to date 6 goals, having received 3 and Timo Werner with 3 goals is the top scorer of the team. For the game of Wednesday, the Austrian coach regains the Swedish Forsberg that missed the match of the weekend by injury, and has thus, all his staff available. The entry for Forsberg for the eleven should be the only novelty in the lineup of the German team for this match.
UEFA Champions LeagueA AS Monaco travels to Germany after being beaten in the Liga, in the field of Nice (0-4), in the worst match in many months by the team led by Leonardo Jardim. This was the first defeat in the League for the champions, who had already lost the Super Cup with PSG. The principality team fell to second place in the table, three points behind the Parisians leading five wins in five games. In total, the Monegascos add 4 wins and 2 losses, with 14 goals scored and 8 received, taking in Falcao its top scorer, with 7 goals. The Colombian striker is the main star in the team's attack after the departure of Mbappé. For this match, Jardim will not be able to use Boschilia and Toure injured and Keita Baldé, completely recovered, may be the novelty in the eleven, thus debuting, with the colors of the Monegasque team.
This is undoubtedly one of the most interesting and balanced matches of this first day of Champions and it is very difficult to point to a clear favorite. The Monaco has more experience and comes from a great season, both Champions and League, but lost many important players and comes from being thrashed. Meanwhile, that Leipzig, much less experienced, starts the season well again. Given the style of play of both teams and their defensive numbers, a good betting option can be a match with many goals.
RB Leipzig vs Monaco Prediction: X/X 5.80
RB Leipzig vs Monaco betting tip: Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.80
RB Leipzig vs Monaco final score recommendations: 2-2 10.00