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Young Boys open the action in Group G when they take on RB Leipzig at the Stadion Wankdorf. Even though the visitors are struggling with plenty of injury problems, they are the favourites for the victory in this group game. Stadion Wankdorf in Bern will be the location for this game on September 19.
Young Boys vs RB Leipzig Predicted Lineups and News
Young Boys have made a very strong start to the season. The club are second in the Swiss league with only FC Zürich ahead on the number of points. Young Boys could very well go top of the table thanks to being just one point behind FC Zurich with a game in hand. Amidst a string of clean sheets for the team, Young Boys are looking to mark the return to the Champions League with a strong start.
RB Leipzig might be surrounded by a string of injury problems, but they have been able to put them aside in a big way. Coach Marco Rose has witnessed the team putting together a three-game winning sequence in the Bundesliga to hover in the third position coming into the game. RB Leipzig are only one point behind table leaders Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen.
Team News: Young Boys
Young Boys head into the fixture with no injury or suspension concerns. This gives manager Raphael Wicky the incredible luxury of being able to choose from a fully fit squad. Young Boys will be hoping to make a major impression in the first group match. There may not be too many changes in the Young Boys line-up compared to the recent game. Wicky may also not be keen on tweaking the formation which has done very well in recent games.
Young Boys Predicted Lineup
Anthony Racioppi, Saidy Janko, Mohamed Aly Camara, Loris Benito, Noah Persson, Darian Males, Sandro Lauper, Joel Monteiro, Lukasz Lakomy, Cedric Itten, Meschack Elia
Team News: RB Leipzig
RB Leipzig might be doing very well in the Bundesliga, but they are struggling with plenty of injury problems. Lukas Klostermann is rated as a big doubt for the first group match of the campaign because of friendliness. David Raum had to be taken off from the recent weekend due to a precaution.
Andre Silva and Amadou Haidara will be back in action towards the end of the month. Dani Olmo has a sprained knee which will keep him out of the game. Finally, there are two long-term injury problems for Marco Rose, as El Chadaille Bitshiabu and Willi Orban are on the sidelines until November.
RB Leipzig Predicted Lineup
Janis Blaswich, Benjamin Henrichs, Mohamed Simakan, Castello Lukeba, Christopher Lenz, Xaver Schlager, Kevin Kampl, Xavi Simons, Emil Forsberg, Yussuf Poulsen, Ikoma Lois Openda
Will Xavi Simons Play Today?
Xavi Simons has been the brains behind RB Leipzig so far this season. The 20-year-old has had an amazing start to the campaign. He has come up with three goals and four assists in his last three games for RB Leipzig. The 20-year-old’s movement will be closely followed by the Young Boys.
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