The race for the top elite clubs in Bundesliga heats than ever, with each match providing the three crucial three points. The weekend is jam-packed as high rolling Borrusia Dortmund’s side will be heading to BayArea to take on side Bayern Leverkusen. The match schedules for 8th February, with kickoff at 20:30 GMT.
It has been a total of five years since Bayern Leverkusen recorded a win against German side Borrusia Dortmund in the Bundesliga. Coach Peter Cosz will be up to the task to rewrite the history books with a win over an in-form Black and Yellow team.
Borrusia Dortmund is currently third in the Bundesliga with 39 points, and three points clear off title contenders Bayern Munich. The side has registered three straight wins in the past three encounters. The crop of young talent in the side has seen the elevation with the side.
Bayern Leverkusen, on the other hand, is fifth in the Bundesliga with 34 points. Peter Cosz side has managed to record three wins in their past five Bundesliga matches. The side will be benefiting from the injury boost in the squad as they head into the clash.
Bayern Leverkusen vs. Borrusia Dortmund Head to Head
Both sides have met 28 times in the Bundesliga with Dortmund taking home 14 wins while Leverkusen contended with seven wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
Borrusia Dortmund 4-0 Borrusia Leverkusen
Borrusia Dortmund 3-2 Bayern Leverkusen
Bayern Leverkusen 2-4 Borrusia Dortmund
Borrusia Dortmund 4-0 Bayern Leverkusen
Bayern Leverkusen 1-1 Borrusia Dortmund
Borrusia Dortmund 6-2 Bayern Leverkusen
Bayern Leverkusen 2-0 Borrusia Dortmund
Bayern Leverkusen 0-1 Borrusia Dortmund
Bayern Leverkusen Team News
Midfielder Charles Aranguiz who picked up a torn muscle fiber, will miss out on the clash with an expected return to full training next week. Misfiring talisman Volland will be leading the attack despite low goal-scoring opportunities for the side.
Borrusia Dortmund Team News
High flying young star Jodan Sancho recently made a Bundesliga record after netting his 25th goal of the season before hitting his 20th birthday. The England international has been on a roll for the Black and Yellow this season.
To add to the goal tally is the new sensation Erlin Haaland who has recorded seven goals despite being a substitute in three games. Halland sets to find proper game time, especially with the departure of Alcacer Paco to side Villareal.
Prediction and Odds
With a history of five years of an unbeaten streak in the Bundesliga for Borrusia Dortmund against Leverkusen, we still expect the streak to continue.
Borrusia Dortmund Win
Goals Over 2.5
Haaland to Score
Sancho to Score