On Monday, starting with 20:30, the match Leverkusen – Augsburg will be played, within the 5th round of the Bundesliga. Leverkusen is undefeated in all 18 meetings with Augsburg in the Bundesliga, winning the most recent 4 with a goal difference of 10-1. Last season, the “pharmacists” won 3-0 away and 2-0 at home.
Leverkusen managed a fantastic evolution in the Europa League on Thursday, winning 6-2 in front of the French group Nice, coached by the legendary Patrick Vieira. Bayer overcame all the offensive problems this season and crushed the Ligue 1 team. In the Bundesliga, Peter Bosz’s students have 6 points, due to the 3 draws and one victory, occupying the 9th place in the ranking. Thus, Leverkusen is part of the group of 4 undefeated teams this season in the Bundesliga, along with Leipzig, Frankfurt and Wolfsburg.
Augsburg is better in the standings than Leverkusen, ticking two wins, a draw and a defeat, and the 7 points obtained rank it on the 6th position, 3 points away from the leader Leipzig, The group coached by Heiko Herrlich ticked two results excellent in the first two away games of the season, 3-1 at Union Berlin and 0-0 at Wolfsburg. In the last stage, Augsburg lost at home to Leipzig, score 0-2, the Bundesliga leader having 15 chances to score and 6 shots on goal.
Leverkusen is unbeaten in all 18 direct Bundesliga matches;
Augsburg have lost the last 4 matches with Leverkusen, with a goal difference of 1-10;
Leverkusen is undefeated in the first 4 stages. The last time he ticked 5 consecutive stages without defeat at the start of the season was in 2009/2010, with Jupp Heynckes on the bench.;
Leverkusen: Hradecky – L. Bender (c), S. Bender, Tapsoba, Sinkgraven – Baumgartlinger – Bailey, Wirtz, Demirbay, Diaby – Alario
Absent: Arias, Paulinho, Schick
Coach: Peter Bosz
Augsburg: Gikiewicz – Framberger, Gouweleeuw (c), Uduokhai, Iago – Vargas, Khedira, Gruezo, Caligiuri – Gregoritsch, Niederlechner
Absent: Finnbogason, Moravek
Coach: Heiko Herrlich