On Saturday afternoon, RB Leipzig hosts Schalke at the Red Bull Arena as the visitors attempt to beat the drop in the Bundesliga.RB Leipzig form guide
Die Roten Bullen secured a Champions League spot last weekend by recording an impressive 3-1 victory at reigning champions Bayern Munich. The victory was Leipzig’s fifth straight win in all competitions, with four of those victories coming in the Bundesliga.
Despite already sealing a top-four spot and a place in European football’s elite, Leipzig will want to finish the league season strongly.
Marco Rose’s team have a strong recent home record in the Bundesliga, having won five of their last six matches on home soil. Their recent games at the Red Bull Arena in the German top flight have been high-scoring, with over 2.5 goals scored in seven of their previous eight matches.Schalke form guide
The team from Gelsenkirchen heads into gameweek 34 in 17th place in the Bundesliga table. However, the visitors are just a point behind both 15th place in the table and the 16th place relegation play-off spot.
A mixed recent run of form in the German top flight has hindered their chances of escaping trouble, as Thomas Reis’ team has won just two of their last five matches in the Bundesliga.
Schalke’s recent away record in the Bundesliga has been poor, as the visitors have lost three of their last four league matches in the German top flight, having failed to score in all three defeats.Latest team news
RB Leipzig are expected to be without Peter Gulacsi through injury, while Timo Werner and Josko Gvardiol are injury doubts. Schalke will be without Soichiro Kozuki and Justin Heekeren due to injuries, while Moritz Jenz and Simon Terodde are ruled out through suspension. Ralf Fahrmann and Eder Balanta are fitness doubts.What am I backing?
RB Leipzig has been in good form of late and I am backing the home team to record a victory that would see Schalke relegated from the Bundesliga.