Leverkusen vs Werder Bremen by Marinos
Leverkusen head into the game right after a 0-0 draw with Bayern Munich this past weekend the Bundesliga and just before that they have beaten Honnover 3-0.
With this draw now Levercusen managed to stay undefeted for 7 official games(4-3-0).
They haven't conceded goals in those game, which means their defense is solid now.
Werder in the other hand comes to this game right after a 5-1 hammering by Borussia Monchengladbach.
After the winter break Leverkusen is 1 W , 2 D ,and 0 L and their new target is to qualify to the semifinals.
In tonight's game Leverkusen has no new absentees and should go to this game with a full squad.
Werder's defense now is a real problem they have (and Stuttgart) the worst defense in Bundesliga with 41 goals against them.
After 20 games they are in the 16th spot which leads to the play outs and could face a season-long struggle to avoid relegation.
For tonight's game Werder Bremen`s top scorer with eight goals scored - Anthony Ujah complained to a thigh injury after the last match against Borussia Monchengladbach, so he is doubtful for selection in this match.
Sambou Yatabaré,Ulisses Garcia,Zlatko Junuzović and Philipp Bargfrede will not play also,
while Santiago García ,Florian Grillitsch and Álex Gálvez should be able to play.
Bayer Leverkusen have a good chance of going all the way in the DFB Cup this season, while Werder Bremen are once again involved in relegation battle in the Bundesliga.
Recent matches between Bayer Leverkusen and Werder Bremen have been packed with goals, with all of their last four head to head duels ending with at least three goals scored.
Werder Bremen have lost their league match against Bayer Leverkusen with 0-3 this season, and the last match played in Leverkusen a couple of years ago ended in a 3-3 draw.
Despite all the problems Werder is facing i think they can score a goal , they did it again a week ago as we know against Borussia Mönchengladbach (3-4 away win) which brought them in this spot.
|Both Teams To Score||Bet365||1.75||9||1-3 WON (+6.75 units)|
* Odds as of post published time and are subject to change.