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Borussia Dortmund will be at BayArena on Saturday for the Bundesliga 1 meeting with home side Bayer Leverkusen.
All Bayer Leverkusen v Borussia Dortmund match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Bayer Leverkusen head into this fixture following a 0-0 Bundesliga 1 drawn game against Borussia Dortmund.
Bayer Leverkusen have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, finding the back of the net every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 matches.
They’ve hit an aggregate of 14 during that time while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 6.
Coming into this meeting, Bayer Leverkusen haven't been defeated in their previous 5 home league matches.
In as many as 6 out of the previous 6 games involving Borussia Dortmund, a minimum of three goals have gone in. The average goals scored per game in that spell is 4.33, with the number of goals averaged by Borussia Dortmund equalling 3. That trend might not be carried forward into this match, of course.
Going into this contest, Borussia Dortmund haven't won against Bayer Leverkusen when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head to head meetings stretching back to 29/09/2018 shows that Bayer Leverkusen have won 2 of these games & Borussia Dortmund 4, with the number of drawn games standing at 0.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 29 in total at an average of 4.83 goals per meeting.
The previous league game between the two was Bundesliga 1 match day 34 on 22/05/2021 when it finished Borussia Dortmund 3-1 Bayer Leverkusen.
In that game, Borussia Dortmund had 52% possession and 9 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Goals were scored by Erling Haaland (5', 84') and Marco Reus (51').
At the other end, Bayer Leverkusen got 16 shots on goal with 7 on target. Bender (89') was the scorer.
The referee was Manuel Gräfe.
Team News: Bayer Leverkusen
The Bayer Leverkusen manager Gerardo Seoane has a full complement, with no fitness concerns at all ahead of this game with a completely injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Borussia Dortmund
Borussia Dortmund boss Marco Rose has not got a full squad to pick from. Thorgan Hazard (Ankle problems), Marcel Schmelzer (Knee Surgery), Giovanni Reyna (Muscle Injury), Emre Can (Muscular problems), Nico Schulz (Muscle Injury), Soumaïla Coulibaly (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Steffen Tigges (Muscle Injury), Dan-Axel Zagadou (Knee Surgery) and Mateu Morey Bauzà (Cruciate Ligament Injury) will not be playing here.
We’ve got the feeling that Bayer Leverkusen have enough to score against this Borussia Dortmund outfit, but a single goal is unlikely to be as many as they will have scored against them.
Our tip is for a very close game with a 1-2 win for Borussia Dortmund at the end of this one. It should be a decent one.
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🏟️ 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)
🔑 Key Man: Patrik Schick
Customarily played in the Striker position, Patrik Schick was born in Prague, Czech Republic. After making a first senior appearance for Sparta Prague in the 2013 - 2014 season, the skilful Forward has managed 2 league goals in this Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 season to date in 3 appearances.