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Bayern Munich head to BayArena on Sunday for the Bundesliga 1 tie with home team Bayer Leverkusen.
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Bayer Leverkusen will be looking for another win after the 0-4 Bundesliga 1 success vs Arminia Bielefeld.
In that game, Bayer Leverkusen managed 66% possession and 18 shots on goal with 7 on target. For Bayer Leverkusen, the scorers were Moussa Diaby (18'), Patrik Schick (24', 57') and Kerem Demirbay (91'). Arminia Bielefeld got 10 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target.
At least three goals per game were seen in 5 of the past 6 meetings where Bayer Leverkusen have taken part. Opposing sides scored 6 times in these games whereas Bayer Leverkusen managed to get a total of 17.
Coming into this meeting, Bayer Leverkusen have not registered a win against Bayern Munich in their last 3 league matches.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Eintracht Frankfurt in Bundesliga 1 competition, Bayern Munich and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Bayern Munich had 72% possession and 20 attempts on goal with 10 of them on target. The only player to score for Bayern Munich was Leon Goretzka (29'). Eintracht Frankfurt had 5 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Martin Hinteregger (32') and Filip Kostić (83') scored for Eintracht Frankfurt.
A run of reliable displays by the Bayern Munich defensive players has seen their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 4 from their past 6 outings overall. Over that same period of time, their forwards have scored 23. Still, we must now wait to see whether that pattern will continue on here in this match.
Their past results show that Bayern Munich:
- have not lost to Bayer Leverkusen when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head to head meetings going back to 02/02/2019 shows us that Bayer Leverkusen have won 2 of these & Bayern Munich 4, with the tally of drawn games standing at 0.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 24 overall which averages out at 4 goals per match.
The previous league encounter featuring these clubs was Bundesliga 1 match day 30 on 20/04/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Bayern Munich 2-0 Bayer Leverkusen.
On that day, Bayern Munich managed 61% possession and 23 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. The scorers were Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (7') and Joshua Kimmich (13').
For their opponents, Bayer Leverkusen had 7 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target.
The referee was Guido Winkmann.
Team News: Bayer Leverkusen
The Bayer Leverkusen boss Gerardo Seoane has zero fitness worries at all coming into this clash owing to a fully healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Bayern Munich
Due to a mostly available group, there’s only the sole fitness problem for the Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann to be concerned about. Sven Ulreich (Ruptured intraarticular ligament initiation in knee) won’t be in action. Benjamin Pavard cannot play in this game through suspension.
It looks to us that Bayern Munich will most probably get a lot of shots on goal and make them count.
However, Bayer Leverkusen will be up against it scoring, although we do think that it’s probable they’ll be scoring.
Our selection here is for a controlled 1-3 win for Bayern Munich come full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: BayArena (30,810)
Captain: Lukáš Hrádecký
Chairman: Fernando Carro
Manager: Gerardo Seoane
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 2, DFB-Pokal (Second Round), Europa League (Group G)
🔑 Star Player: Moussa Diaby
Customarily playing in the Left Wing position, Moussa Diaby was born in Paris, France. Having made a first senior appearance for Crotone in the 2017 - 2018 season, the talented Forward has netted 4 league goals in this Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 season to date in a total of 7 appearances.