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There was little to separate RB Leipzig and Real Sociedad in the first leg at the Red Bull Arena. This preview will look at the deciding second leg encounter in this knockout round.
Real Sociedad vs RB Leipzig – Europa League Betting Tips & Predictions
Real Sociedad failed to keep hold of a lead twice in the first leg game against RB Leipzig. The leads provided by Le Normand and Mikel Oyarzabal’s penalty were cancelled by Nkunku and a late penalty by Forsberg.
- Anytime Goalscorer – Christopher Nkunku @ 15/8 (2.87)
- Total Goals – Over 2.5 @ 8/11 (1.72)
- Both Teams to Score – Yes @ 4/7 (1.57)
The odds presented here are always subject to change. One should check with the bookmaker before placing the bet. These odds from Ladbrokes were correct at the time of writing. Ladbrokes are our recommended bookmaker for the big game.
Christopher Nkunku to score anytime
Nkunku cannot stop scoring 24-year-old has raced to 13 league goals in just 23 league appearances this season. He came up with a brace in the 6-1 win over Hertha Berlin during the weekend. As a result, the former PSG forward has been able to get at least a goal in four consecutive games in all competitions.
Total goals over 2.5
RB Leipzig have been able to enjoy a lot of goals from the centre forwards in recent weeks. As a result, the team has scored 1.5 goals or more in eight consecutive games in all competitions. Real Sociedad are going through a substantial blip that was confirmed by the 4-0 loss against Athletic Bilbao.
Both teams to score – yes
Even though Real Sociedad have shown signs of weakness by failing to score in three out of the last five matches in all competitions, the visitors are up against a string of games in which they have conceded plenty of goals. RB Leipzig have only managed a clean sheet against Stuttgart in the last five matches.
Real Sociedad vs RB Leipzig: Match Preview and Team News
Real Sociedad’s confidence would have been dented heavily by the weekend defeat against Athletic Bilbao. However, Reale Arena has generally been a safe playing ground for the team. In Europe, Real Sociedad have managed just one win at home in the last five. Imanol Alguacil will be without Adnan Januzaj, Nacho Monreal, and Ander Barrenetxea due to injury. Carlos Fernandez and Alexander Isak are doubtful for the game.
RB Leipzig definitely have the attacking prowess to destroy any opponent. They have been scoring goals for fun in recent weeks including six during the weekend against Hertha Berlin. Due to players like Christopher Nkunku continuing their excellent form, one can definitely back goals from the visitors. Marcel Halstenberg is the only injury worry for manager Domenico Tedesco.
Detailed Analysis of the Stats for Real Sociedad vs RB Leipzig
These are some of the best stats for the match along with the right tools to make you choose the best odds.
FAQs on Real Sociedad vs RB Leipzig game
Where is the match going to take place? Reale Arena
When will this match start? February 24, 2022 at 17:45 GMT
Who is the favourite team to win the game? RB Leipzig