On Saturday evening, Dortmund moves to the grounds of Bayer Leverkusen for one of the posters for this 21st day of the Bundesliga. Bayer Leverkusen wants to get closer to the podium while Dortmund aims for the title.
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4th last year, Le Bayer Leverkusen started on almost the same bases this season as it occupies 5th place in the ranking. But by losing last week on the field of Hoffenheim, he made a very bad operation in the classification since he now has 5 points behind the podium. Before this defeat, the men of Peter Bosz remained on 3 consecutive victories against Mainz (0-1), Paderborn (1-4) and Fortuna Düsseldorf (3-0). On Wednesday, they face Stuttgart in the German Cup.
For its part, Borussia Dortmund is on the 3rd step of the podium, behind Bayern Munich and Leipzig, with 39 points on the clock and 3 behind the Bavarian leader. After losing to Hoffenheim (2-1) before the winter break, Lucien Favre’s players impressed in the league by winning 3 times against Augsburg (3-5), Cologne (5-1) and Union Berlin (5-0). However, they had a little break this week by losing on the field of Werder Bremen (3-2) in the German Cup.
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For Bayer, the experienced midfielder Aranguiz is still injured while the Argentinian midfielder Palacios should be back from suspension unlike midfielder Demirbay who was excluded at the end of the game last week. Finally the young striker Paulinho is still with his selection.
On the BVB side, the Portuguese side Guerreiro and the taulier in the middle Delaney are still out of shape just like the excellent Marco Reus who joined the infirmary on Tuesday evening. Against the Werder, the Norwegian nugget Haland scored his 8th season goal in his 4th match (only one start) with his new club despite the defeat.
In September, Dortmund had largely imposed on its ground against Leverkusen (4-0).
Dortmund have always scored at least 2 goals in 8 of their last 9 Bundesliga games.
Soccer Betting Picks Bayer Leverkusen vs Borussia Dortmund
Worn by their new recruit Haland, the BVB players seem able to win against Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday evening.
Betting Picks: Away team scores over 1.5 goals