Bayer Leverkusen and Werder Bremen play for BayArena in a Bundesliga 26th round match. In the last clash between these teams in this competition, on 10-28-2018, Bayer Leverkusen won out by (2-6). The history of direct confrontations played at this stadium indicates a balance between these two teams, since there have been 3 draws and 2 wins for each team in the last 7 matches. Indeed, in the last clash at this stage, in a match for DFB Pokal on 06-02-2018, Bayer Leverkusen only managed to win, by (4-2) after prolongation. The goals of the match were scored by J. Brandt (31 'and 55'), K. Bellarabi (111 ') and K. Havertz (118') for Bayer Leverkusen and M. Kruse (4 ') and A. Jóhannsson (7 ') for Werder Bremen.
After 13 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses, the home team is in 5th place, having won 42 points. In the last match, he beat Hannover away (2-3), having won the home game against Freiburg (2-0) in the last game. Bayer Leverkusen have recorded 6 wins, 1 draw and 3 defeats in the last 10 home games for the league, having won 19 points out of 30. The team has conceded goals in 7 of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to make it 9 out of the last 10 games in this competition. In 25 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 8 games in which he conceded the first goal.
Bayer Leverkusen enter into this motivated game after a 2-0 away victory against Hannover: Volland and Havertz scored the winning goal. The home team is known for its lethal counterattacks, and has skilled players for this role. It is worth mentioning that Leverkusen usually gives a good response when it is in a disadvantageous position. Unlike his opponents in this round, the home team is expected to play on the 4-3-3 tactical system with the aim of using the sides to invest in the offensive process. Thus, we believe that Leverkusen takes a more offensive stance, with the goal of trying to command the game to its beautiful pleasure. Coach Peter Bosz will not be able to count on Joel Pohjanpalo for being injured.
The visiting team is currently in 9th place with 36 points, after 9 wins, 9 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, he tied it out for Wolfsburg for (1-1). In the last match, won at home to Schalke 04 by (4-2). In the league, Werder Bremen claimed 10 points out of 30, after 2 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in their last 10 away games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly as he scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 25 games in this competition, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in 14 games in which he conceded the first goal. In the last 12 away games for this competition there are 2 periods that stand out: scored 6 of his 17 goals between the minutes (61'-75 '); suffered six of his 16 goals between the minutes (16'-30 ').
Werder Bremen enter in this motivated game after a 4-2 home win against Schalke: Rashica, Kruse and Harnik scored the goals that gave the team the lead by Florian Kohfeldt. Werder Bremen are a team that enjoys acting in their midfield, with the goal of trying to surprise the opponents in the exits fast for the counterattacks. It is worth pointing out that the visiting club presents some breaches mainly in aerial football, and this is where the team often compromises its results. The visitor usually plays in the traditional 4-4-2, where the two most advanced pieces are Rashica and Pizarro. For this confrontation the coach of the visitors will not be able to count on Osako and Jóhannsson for being injured.