In this 5th week match, on Saturday Sep 18th, Köln and RB Leipzig will play a match in Cologne in a clash of the Bundesliga. The game day is forecasted to be a cloudy and cool day, with daytime temperatures of only 18 degrees, which will be a great treat for players. In Köln’s last match they recorded a 1-1 draw against Freiburg. Anthony Modeste scored the first goal for Köln in the 34th minute, but Rafael Czichos got the equalizer for Freiburg on an own goal in the 89th minute earning them at least the one point. Köln is looking for direction having 2 win and 1 losses in their last 10 matches, while in RB Leipzig’s last match they recorded a 1-4 loss against Bayern München. Robert Lewandowski struck first for Bayern München in the 12th minute on a penalty shot, then Jamal Musiala added another in the 47th minute. RB Leipzig looks to improve on their recent performance, having earned only 9 points in their last 10 matches.
This match will be the first time these two teams face eachother this season. Last season Köln won the head to head battle with 1 win and 1 draw.
Dominik Szoboszlai has been the most prolific scorer on RB Leipzig in the last five matches with 3 goals. Anthony Modeste has been the most effective weapon for Köln lately. The French attacker has netted three goals in his last five matches
Jan Thielmann and Jannes Horn are unavailable to play for Köln, while Jesse Marsch’s RB Leipzig squad will be without Marcel Halstenberg and Angeliño.