Tip - Tottenham vs Leipzig - 19/02/2020
Tottenham host RB Leipzig in London on Wednesday for the first leg of the Champions League in the round of 16.
Leipzig who is having their first-ever run in the knockout stage of the Champions League.
Jose Mourinho's side has not lost a game since they were beaten by Liverpool in mid-January hence putting them on a good pedestal as they play Leipzig who has had an erratic form in the last 5 games.
This match becomes so tricky as both sides have never met before in any competition or even friendly game.
However, with both sides known for their adventurous style of play, expect goals to paint the whole arena.
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Tottenham have been on imperious form of late, they remain unbeaten in their previous 7 matches since they lost by 1-0 to Liverpool.
Mourinho has turned around the team, presently they are on 3 games winning streak and are scoring plenty of goals along with it.
With only 2 defeats suffered in 2020 and 3 draws, Tottenham has won 5 games in their 10 matches.
Their home runs have been great and this will give them the needed vitality for this game. They have suffered only 2 home defeats to Liverpool and Chelsea with 8 other wins in 10 previous home games. Those 8 victories saw Tottenham score 2-5 goals per game.
However, keeping clean sheets at home is a problem as both teams have scored in 6 of the last 10 home matches.
Tottenham must still be smarting from the defeat they suffered in the final to Liverpool last season but should be buoyed to give it another run again starting against the German side,
Leipzig head back to winning ways at the weekend after beating Werder Bremen 3-0.
Before then, Leipzig has been on a winless run of 4 matches. Their only 6 games this year have been evenly distributed with 2 wins, 2 losses and 2 draws. Such is their erratic form.
Before this poor form, Leipzig was really solid, they were unbeaten in 9 games before the new year, so this makes it a tricky game for Liverpool.
However, Leipzig is winless in the last 3 away games, lost 2 and with 1 draw. Before this Leipzig had won 5 of their last 7 away games, the other 2 games were drawn.
They have also recorded over 2.5 goals 7 times in the last 10 games with only 4 clean sheets kept.
Tip - 5 Most Important Facts about the Match
will be meeting for the first time in history.
are winless away in the last 3 games.
will aim for a 5th home win.
have played over 2.5 goals in their previous 10 matches.
have scored in 13 of their 15 home games.
Conclusion of Tip - Tottenham vs Leipzig
This will be a very tricky game for both sides but Tottenham's form should see them prevail, however, they could concede goals with Timo Werner leading Leipzig attack. Both teams to score should click easily.
Their high scoring tendency should see the game end with over 2.5 goals and Tottenham impressive form especially at home could see them win by 3-1
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Results of previous clashes
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