Bundesliga – Match-day 6: Hertha v Bayer Leverkusen
Hertha, currently sitting thirteenth, host fourteenth placed Bayer on Saturday.
Hertha go into this match with four points secured
Sandro Schwarz will not wish to see his side lose three matches in a row, so they will doubtless go into this match, determined to change their recent, disappointing run of form.
Also, Sandro Schwarz knows that a run of three losses in five matches for his Hertha side, is going to be a tough run of form to change. However that is exactly what he must try to deliver. They currently stand thirteenth in the League, with four points for a total of 1 wins, 3 losses and 1 draws having won one game, drawn one game, and lost three games.
Hertha have drawn one game and lost one game of their two League matches at home this season.
Hertha will see 7 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Hertha are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Sandro Schwarz is concerned that Saturday’s fixture could see him without five of his key players.
Bayer Leverkusen’s Bundesliga season, has so far seen them gain three points, going into this game
Gerardo Seoane will have impressed upon his team the importance of getting a positive result out of this game, following two successive defeats. First it was Mainz and then SC Freiburg, however this is something that their opponents will be aware of going into this fixture.
Also, Bayer have now lost four of their last five meetings, a worrying statistic that has to be addressed by Manager Gerardo Seoane. With three points (1W, 4L and 0D), they are established in fourteenth position in the League having won one game and lost four matches.
Bayer have won one game and lost one game of their two League matches playing away this season.
Victory for Bayer Leverkusen would take their points tally to 6 so far this season.
Gerardo Seoane could be missing up to four of their players through injury or illness for the game on Saturday.
Hertha v Bayer Leverkusen – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Bayer with a greater number of wins. In the last 46 meetings, they have enjoyed 21 wins, to Hertha’s 13 victories. In addition, Bayer have been hugely successful away to Hertha of late, winning 20 fixtures times in the last ten. The last time both teams met in this competition The Old Lady delivered a 2-1 home win.