Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund will clash to each other in the Bundesliga derby tonight. So all eyes will be on BayArena. Leverkusen aim to recover after a 2-1 defeat against Hoffenheim. Bayer’s defensive midfielder Kerem Demirbay will miss the match against Borussia Dortmund.
Anyway, the hosts face a difficult challenge in the match against the high-flying guests. Dortmund are eager to put an end to Bayern Munich’s dominance in the Bundesliga, with their rising star Haaland. The 19-year-old Norwegian striker has scored seven goals for Borussia Dortmund in his three league appearances. The Bayer’s defenders should keep him at bay.
Since November 2019 Bayer Leverkusen have five wins and three losses. They remain without draws. Most (4) of those five victories produced over 2,5 goals and Leverkusen won the first half ‘to-nil’.
Borrussia Dortmund also have drawn only one of their last five home league matches (two wins, one draw, and two losses). Four of these games have separated the teams by a margin of under 1.5 goals. Both wins witnessed exactly two goals hit the net beyond the 75th minute, each after the first half won precisely 1-0 by Leverkusen.
Dortmund have also won three of their last four Bundesliga away games, averaging 3.67 goals across those wins.
Stat attack and Players to watch
Bayer Leverkusen: Lucas Alario has netted in each of Leverkusen’s last three home league victories, with two of them seeing him score ‘Goal 2’ of the game.
Borrussia Dortmund: Erling Haaland’s three prior goalscoring Bundesliga appearances witnessed him to score average 1.67 goals beyond the hour mark.
Three of Leverkusen’s last five league victories each witnessed one different player account for their first two match goals.
Noteworthy, that Five of Dortmund’s last six Bundesliga away victories have yielded an even-numbered margin of goals. On the other hand, Though Dortmund’s last four away league victories have each seen over 2.5 total goals.