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Bayer Leverkusen vs Gladbach Live Stream, Predictions
Bayer Leverkusen will face off against visitors Gladbach at BayArena in this Bundesliga 1 clash on Sunday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Bayer Leverkusen v Borussia Mönchengladbach, scroll down (plus the best game odds).
📊 Form Guide
Bayer Leverkusen go into this game following a 0-0 Europa League stalemate vs Roma.
In that game, Bayer Leverkusen had 72% possession and 23 shots at goal with 6 on target. At the other end, Roma had 1 attempts at goal with 0 of them on target.
Bayer Leverkusen have been quite ineffective in attack of late. Their ‘goals for’ figure stands at just 4 versus opponents over the course of their last 6 fixtures. In those meetings, Bayer Leverkusen have also seen the tally of goals that have gone against them total 4.
Going into this one, Bayer Leverkusen have not lost a league tie with Borussia Mönchengladbach in their last 6 games.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against Borussia Dortmund in Bundesliga 1 competition, Gladbach and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, Borussia Mönchengladbach had 45% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 8 on target. For Borussia Mönchengladbach, goals were scored by Ramy Bensebaïni (75') and Lars Stindl (85'). At the other end, Borussia Dortmund had 35 attempts at goal with 13 of them on target. Donyell Malen (5'), Jude Bellingham (18'), Sébastien Haller (20', 32') and Giovanni Reyna (94') scored for Borussia Dortmund.
Daniel Farke's Borussia Mönchengladbach have turned their attacks into goals 8 times in the course of their latest six matches. The total of goals that they have conceded during that period comes to 9.
Pre-game facts show that Borussia Mönchengladbach:
- have not registered a win against Bayer Leverkusen when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 7 league matches.
👥 Head to head
A review of their past head to head results stretching back to 23/05/2020 shows that these encounters have been miserable for Gladbach. They have not managed to get any victories whatsoever whereas Bayer Leverkusen have been too good for them, finishing as winners in 100 per cent of those matches.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 24 in total which averages out at 4 goals per meeting.
The previous league meeting featuring these clubs was Bundesliga 1 match day 16 on 22/01/2023 when it ended Borussia Mönchengladbach 2-3 Bayer Leverkusen.
In that match, Borussia Mönchengladbach had 60% possession and 15 attempts on goal with 8 on target. The scorer was Lars Stindl (82', 93').
Bayer Leverkusen got 13 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. Mitchel Bakker (21'), Amine Adli (43') and Nadiem Amiri (67') scored.
The referee was Harm Osmers.
ℹ️ Team News: Bayer Leverkusen
The Bayer Leverkusen manager Xabi Alonso doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match thanks to a completely healthy squad available for selection.
It seems likely that Leverkusen will possibly use the 3-4-1-2 system, beginning the first half with Lukas Hradecky, Edmond Tapsoba, Jonathan Tah, Piero Hincapie, Jeremie Frimpong, Mitchel Bakker, Exequiel Palacios, Kerem Demirbay, Florian Wirtz, Amine Adli and Moussa Diaby.
🗞️ Team News: Gladbach
It’s our belief that Gladbach could decide to begin the game with a 3-4-2-1 lineup using Jan Olschowsky, Ko Itakura, Marvin Friedrich, Nico Elvedi, Stefan Lainer, Luca Netz, Julian Weigl, Kouadio Kone, Jonas Hofmann, Christoph Kramer and Marcus Thuram.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Bayer Leverkusen will most probably convert a lot of goal-scoring opportunities.
In contrast, Borussia Mönchengladbach won’t find it easy to get a goal of their own - but, we do see them scoring here.
Accordingly, we see a controlled 3-1 margin for Bayer Leverkusen when all’s said and done.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
Lucas Pereira, 00:51 17/05/2023
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: BayArena (30,210)
Captain: Lukáš Hrádecký
Chairman: Fernando Carro
Manager: Xabi Alonso
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 7, Europa League (Semi-Finals)
🔑 Key Man: Adam Hložek
Mostly played in the Striker position, Adam Hložek was born in Ivančice, Czech Republic. After having played his first senior match for Sparta Prague in the 2018 - 2019 season, the talented Forward has netted 5 league goals in this Bundesliga 2022 - 2023 season so far coming from a total of 27 appearances.
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