Exciting Sunday Showdown at the Bay Arena – Kick-off at 3:30pm GMT
Bayer Leverkusen aims to maintain their top spot in the Bundesliga this week.
Xabi Alonso will hope that success brings further success, as his side look for another win in a row. Their last two outings resulted in victories against Hoffenheim and SC Freiburg.
Also, League leaders Bayer keep finding ways to win, having secured nine victories in their last 10 fixtures is astonishing this season, which places them firmly among the Champion’s League contenders. They are the current League leaders with 28 points, having won nine matches and drawn one game.
Playing at home, Bayer have won five meetings.
Bayer Leverkusen will want to keep the pressure on their rivals as they sit at the top of the table, a win will take them to 31 points and keep their momentum going forward.
Union Berlin enters this match with a total of six points
Is this to be the game where Union Berlin puts a halt to their recent record of poor results? They go into this fixture on the back of two recent defeats to Eintracht Frankfurt and Werder Bremen.
Union Berlin will be hopeful of shaking off the poor form that has seen them lose eight games this Bundesliga season. With six points, they currently sit sixteenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 2 wins, 8 losses, having won two matches and lost eight meetings.
Union Berlin have won one game and lost four meetings of their five League matches away from home this season.
A win in this fixture would take Union Berlin’s points to 9 in the League.
Bayer Leverkusen vs Union Berlin – Head-to-Head
In terms of their past encounters, Bayer and Union Berlin have crossed paths on eight occasions, with Bayer emerging as the dominant force with three wins compared to Union Berlin’s one. Notably, playing on their home turf has proven to be a significant advantage for Bayer, as they have not suffered a defeat against Union Berlin in their last two meetings. The most recent clash between these teams in April 2023 resulted in a goalless draw.
In summation, Bayer Leverkusen and Union Berlin have low chances of winning. A draw between the two teams is rated at 17.01%.
Players to watch
Ok, we know sometimes you just like to watch a player do their thing and have fun out there. Well, you can have fun placing bets on them too with an anytime goalscorer bet! For Bayer, Victor Okoh, one of their best scorers, has netted seven goals in 10 League fixtures so far, while Robin is one of the top performing players after having scored four goals in 10 League fixtures this campaign for Union Berlin.
Other players of note for Bayer are Alejandro and Jonas with five goals and five goals respectively and for Union Berlin are Danilho and Leonardo with 1 goal both.
Author: Ben Llorente