Bundesliga – Bayern Munich at home to Bayer Leverkusen
As it stands, Bayer will go to the Allianz Arena in fifteenth place, Bayern are currently in fifth.
This season’s Bundesliga campaign, has so far seen Bayern Munich achieve 12 points
It was three points secured for Bayern in their last fixture, beating Augsburg 1-0 at Wwk Arena.
Also, Bayern are quickly becoming the Bundesliga’s draw specialists, having recorded three in their last four fixtures. With a fifth position in the league and 3 wins, 1 losses and 3 draws, they currently have 12 points in the League having won three fixtures, drawn three matches, and lost one game.
Playing at home, Bayern have won one game and drawn two meetings.
Victory for Bayern Munich would take their points tally to 15 so far this season.
A solid defensive team
Bayern have a solid defence, with only six goals conceded in their previous matches. Bayern have one of the best goal scoring records so far this season, with 19 so far (18 from open play and one penalty). Their stand out attacking players have been Jamal Musiala (4), Sadio Mane (3), and Joshua Kimmich (2).
Bayern are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Julian Nagelsmann is concerned that Friday’s fixture could see him without three of his key players.
It’s five points so far for Bayer Leverkusen this season, going into this meeting
Bayer have dropped four points in their last two encounters – 1-1 at Werder Bremen and 2-2 at Hertha.
Also, Bayer seem unable to get over the line on a consistent basis, with two draws in two games. With five points, they currently sit fifteenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 1 wins, 4 losses and 2 draws having won one game, drawn two matches, and lost four meetings.
Playing away from home, Bayer have won one game, drawn one game, and lost one game.
A win in this fixture would take Bayer Leverkusen’s points to 8 in the League.
Gerardo Seoane will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of five of his Bayer players.
Bayern Munich v Bayer Leverkusen – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels Bayern and Bayer have faced each other 65 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Bayern’s favour (41 – 13). Further, Bayern recent form against Bayer has been outstanding, winning on thirteen out of the last 20 matches. Their most recent encounter in this competition was March 2022 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.