Tottenham Hotspur and RB Leipzig measure strength, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Champions League (8th Finals). These two teams have never faced each other before, so this will be their first direct confrontation. In this match, the home factor may be decisive, since Tottenham Hotspur presents considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.
The home team gained access to this phase of the UEFA Champions League (8th Finals) after the 2nd place won in Group B, with a total of 10 points. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the last game he played for the Premier League, he won Aston Villa out by (2‑3). In his last 10 home games, Tottenham Hotspur records 8 wins and 2 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he always scored at least one goal in the last 6 games for this competition. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 8 times and only got 2 comebacks.
Tottenham arrives motivated to this match, after a victory, by 2-3, against Aston Villa, adding the third consecutive victory in official matches: the team’s goals were scored by Son (2) and Alderweireld. In the group stage of the Champions League, the London team finished in second place in Group B, with 10 points, 8 points behind the leader Bayer Munich. In general, the home team favors possession of the ball and attacks through the central zone and Dele Alli is responsible for creating and organizing the offensive process. It should be noted that the local team has great competence in tactical organization and completion. Son is one of Tottenham’s best scorers to date, with 16 goals scored. For this game, coach José Mourinho cannot count on Harry Kane, Sissoko and Lamela, all with physical problems.
RB Leipzig :
The visiting team reaches this stage of the UEFA Champions League (8th Finals) after finishing the group stage in the 1st position of Group G, with 11 points won. This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 matches it records 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses in his stadium. In the last match he played, for the Bundesliga, he won Werder Bremen at home by (3‑0). In his last away game, for the Bundesliga, he tied for (0-0) against Bayern München. In its last 10 away matches, RB Leipzig records 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 5 of the last 6 games, so he has not presented great defensive strength, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 5 of the last 6 games for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 34 of their last 52 matches have ended with Over 2.5 goals. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 8 times, but he got the comeback in 3. In the last 20 home games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he suffered 10 of his 28 goals between the minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘ ).
The RB Leipzig team is motivated for this match, having managed to return to the victories in official matches, by beating Werder Bremen by 3×0: the team’s goals were scored by Mukiele, Klostermann and Schick. The Germans arrive at this stage of the Champions League after finishing in 1st position in Group G, with 11 points added. Like the rival of this game, the visiting club has an attractive playing style and is strong in maintaining possession of the ball and in organized attacks. In addition, we highlight the competition of visitors in the air game and in the stopped balls. Timo Werner is the top scorer of RB Leipzig in official competitions, with 25 goals scored. For this game the visiting team cannot count on Upamecano, suspended, in addition to Kampl, Adams, Konaté and Orban, these with physical problems.