Manchester United vs RB Leipzig: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch, who will win and all pre-match buzz around Champions League tie

Manchester United vs RB Leipzig: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch, who will win and all pre-match buzz around Champions League tie
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Manchester United and RB Leipzig have registered a win each in their group in the UEFA Champions League. The latter trounced Istanbul Başakşehir 2-0 in their opening fixture, while United, who had struggled in the Premier League, notched up a 2-1 win over French giants, Paris Saint-Germain. The Red Devils are coming off a draw against Chelsea last week while Leipzig has a win against Hertha BSC that will give them a massive boost of confidence when these two sides lock horns on Wednesday, October 28.


Here's a quick primer ahead of the epic duel between the two sides.


Kick-off is slated for 4 pm ET on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.


United host the German side at Old Trafford.

Where to watch?

The match can be watched live on CBS All Access and Fubo TV.

How to live stream?

CBS has placed much emphasis on streaming and its streamer, CBS All Access comes as the platform to watch the Champions League. In addition to the games, the pre-match and post-match shows too can be watched wherever All-Access is available. Select games can be watched on fubo TV, YouTube TV and Hulu. Hulu and fubo are priced at $59,99/mo while YouTube TV costs $64.99. The select games include a pair of Round of 16-second leg matches and the Champions League Final. So those are the only three Champions League matches scheduled to be shown on fuboTV, YouTube TV and Hulu. Our suggestion is to go with CBS All Access to view the full roster of games.


Pre-match buzz

Chelsea's defense did it for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men as they were held goalless. Juan Mata and Marcus Rashford's attempts were thwarted by the Blues new gloveman, Edouard Mendy and the Red Devils will be hoping to get the ball at the back of the net against Leipzig. This will also be Edinson Cavani's second outing for the side and the 33-year-old will be keen on making a mark for his new side. United will miss the services of Jesse Lingard, Phil Jones and Eric Bailly to injuries.


Leipzig comes in with some injury concerns of their own. Midfielder Tyler Adams, defender Marcel Halstenberg, right-back Lukas Klostermann, Austria international Konrad Laimer, and young German forward Fabrice Hartmann are all on the injury roster. Both sides haven't faced each other in a competitive fixture and the sides will be keen on registering another win to top the table. United will further be bolstered by the return of Anthony Martial as he returns from his suspension.


Who will win?

United are still the predicted winners and will be keen on extending the momentum they have gained since beating Newcastle. However, the German side is known for playing precision football and the fact they were semi-finalists of the previous edition of the Champions League makes this a game the English side cannot take lightly. Quite simple, a mouth-watering clash is on the cards.


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