Young Boys and RB Leipzig will face off in the 2023/24 UEFA Champions League Group G opener on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at the Wankdorf Stadium in Bern, Switzerland.
Young Boys are the current Swiss champions but have never progressed beyond the group stage in the Champions League. Meanwhile, RB Leipzig, an exciting young European team, is making its fourth consecutive appearance in the tournament.
Young Boys will miss their captain, Fabian Lustenberger, who is suspended. RB Leipzig will be without their star striker, Timo Werner, due to injury.
Young Boys have secured victory in their last two matches in all competitions, while RB Leipzig has won their last three.
RB Leipzig is favored to win, boasting a stronger squad and more Champions League experience. However, Young Boys are playing at home and are determined to secure a positive outcome. Prediction: RB Leipzig 2-1 Young Boys.
1. RB Leipzig to win: The safest bet, given their favored status. 2. Over 2.5 goals: Expect a high-scoring match. 3. RB Leipzig to win to nil: A clean sheet is possible for RB Leipzig.
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RB Leipzig possesses a potent attack with players like Nkunku, Silva, and Szoboszlai. However, Young Boys' solid defense presents a challenge. The midfield battle will likely determine the match's outcome.
The match hinges on midfield control. If RB Leipzig dominates this area, they should create chances and secure victory. Yet, if Young Boys can win the midfield battle, an upset is possible.
RB Leipzig holds the edge as favorites, but expect a closely contested game in this UEFA Champions League clash.