Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund meet at BayArena, in a match for the 14th round of the Bundesliga. The record of direct confrontations in this stadium is favorable to the away team, which in the last 5 matches won 2, drew 2 and lost 1. But the last time they met in this stadium was on 01-10-2016, for the Bundesliga , which ended with the victory of Bayer Leverkusen by (2-0). A. Mehmedi (10 ‘) and J. Hernández (79’) scored the goals of Bayer Leverkusen. Particular attention is required for the home / away condition, since both teams present significantly different results at home and abroad.
After 5 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses, the home team is currently in the 6 th position, with 20 points won. In the last match, they have won in an away match against Eintracht Frankfurt by (0-1), after in the previous match they have tied (2-2) at home, against RB Leipzig. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses in away matches, with 26 goals scored and 22 conceded; against 6 wins, 7 draws and 2 losses at their stadium, with 40 goals scored and 22 suffered.
For this competition, they have not lost any of the last 6 home matches. They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 39 of the last 56 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. In 13 games played in this competition, they got the comeback in 2 of the 6 matches in which they suffered the first goal.
Bayer Leverkusen did not debut very positively in this edition of the German championship, but then improved their performance and is currently undefeated for eight days, coming from a good victory away from home. On the occasion, he showed a lot of quality in the change of passes and although he finished the same number of times as the opponent, he managed all three points against Eintracht Frankfurt. However, the offensive performance shown in that confrontation did not confirm what the team has been presenting throughout the competition, since it currently has the third best attack, with an average of 2 goals scored per match. One of the strengths of the club is the good possession of the ball, which has allowed a good volume of finishes, an issue in which it has the third best average of the championship. The coach is often alternating the tactical configuration of the team, but must keep Volland as a reference in the offensive sector.
The away team is currently in the 5 th position of the league, with 21 points won, after 6 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Stuttgart, by (2-1). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Schalke 04, by (4-4). This is a team that, oddly enough, was better outside than at home, as in the last 30 matches they register 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in away matches; against 6 victories, 3 draws and 6 defeats in their stadium. In the last 7 away league matches Borussia Dortmund has a record of 3 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, so they have won 11 points out of 21 possible. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but its attack has scored regularly, as it has always scored at least one goal in the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 52 of the last 70 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals.
Borussia Dortmund made a great start to the German league, accumulating six wins in the first seven days, but then saw his performance fall a lot and is currently unbeaten for six games, a period in which he accumulated four losses. At least, the team scored again on the last day, in a very intense game against Schalke 04, in which he had an advantage of four goals still in the first half, but incredibly allowed the draw in the second half. The offensive performance shown in that confrontation confirms what the team has been presenting since the start of the competition, since it has the best attack, with an average of 2.53 goals scored per match, also standing out for the quality of the pass. Playing away from home, he owns the third best campaign and in that condition he did not score on only one occasion. The 4-3-3 or the 3-4-2-1 should be the tactical formation adopted for that duel by the coach, who will not be able to count on the gunner Aubameyang, expelled in the last day.
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