Salzburg vs Leipzig Betting Tips
What has long been feared happens on Thursday, November 29, in the Europa League. Two teams from the same owner face one of them classified and another fights for the vacancy in the next phase. Salzburg and Leipzig will face each other for the fifth – penultimate round of the 2018/2019 group stage of the competition at the Red Bull Arena in Salzburg, Austria, starting at 15.55CET.The teams, which are owned by the Red Bull energy drinks factory, are in key B. With 12 points, Salzburg secured one of two places for the next stage. Leipzig, with six, divides the lead with Celtic and fights with the Scots for survival. Rosenborg, still unpunished, needs an improbable combination of results to make progress.For many years, Uefa, which organizes the Europa League and the Champions League, prevented teams from the same owner from competing in the same competition to avoid situations like this. But money, as usual, spoke louder, and the possibility of marmalade became real.
Semifinalist of the previous edition of the Europa League, the Salzburg makes a season 2018/2019 almost flawless. His only stumble happened in the qualifiers for the Champions League. He fell, but he did not lose. It was eliminated by the Red Star, Serbia, due to the criterion of goal scored away from home.Thus, he arrives at the end of November still unbeaten in the season. He made 26 matches. He won 22 and drew four. In addition to securing the place in the second phase of the Europa League, he leads the Austrian Championship with 41 points (13 wins and two draws). They are 12 points more than the Linz. He still has the best attack (38 goals scored) of the tournament.In the Glass of Austria, when defeating the Lustenau, by 1 to 0, secured its place in the quarterfinals. He’s going to face the Neustadt in February. The most recent defeat came in May, in the last match of the 2017/2018 season when, with the Austrian championship trophy already secured, it took Austria Vienna 4-0.Finally, the numbers and the football presented prove the quality of the team trained by coach Marco Rose.
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Although he has become the apple of Red Bull’s eye as he manages to reach the elite division of the German Bundesliga, allowing easier access to the European Champions League, Leipzig did not win the same successes as their big brother in international tournaments.Last season, he was ‘downgraded’ to the Europa League and not having achieved the same performance in the Bundesliga, he did not even qualify again for UCL (Uefa Champions League). Now, he is under suspicion of relying on a marmalade to survive in the Europa League.The team, however, are ahead in comparison to Celtic, who are also in contention for the second place. It takes the best in direct confrontation. That way, if you get the same score as the Scots, you will get second place. So, even if you lose on Thursday, you will have the chance to get the vacancy in the final round. In that case, it will depend on a Salzburg victory over the Scottish bush and a win against Rosenborg.The fact is that Leipzig’s performance, although not extraordinary, shows that the team has the ability to overcome Salzburg. With 22 points (six wins, four draws and two losses), the team is in the fourth position of the German Championship in its 2018/2019 season, closing the qualifying zone for the next edition of the Champions League.Also advanced to the last 16 of the German Cup. He’s going to face Wolfsburg in February. It is a step up from the previous season when the club clearly failed to maintain a high standard of performance in the times when it had to be split between tournaments.
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There is not a technical gap between the teams. Under normal conditions of temperature and pressure, no results would be considered surprising. It is not, of course, the case of Thursday’s match. There is suspicion about the outcome. The victory of Leipzig would raise great suspicions about the operation of Red Bull and could bring unwanted consequences for the future. In this way, Salzburg’s prognosis, which is technically better and plays at home, seems to be the best option for the confrontation.
Bet Tips: Leipzig wins