Probable Lineups

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Probable Lineups Statistical Comparision

(62) 53 Goals 27 (39)
(47) 31 Assists 17 (25)
(6.9) 7.2 Average Ratings 6.9 (6.6)
25.9 Average Age 28.8
185.3 Average Height (cm) 184.7
(1.2) 1.4 Shots pg 0.7 (0.8)
(55%) 54% Aerial Duel Success 56% (53%)
(1.1) 1 Dribbles pg 1 (0.9)
(1.7) 1.6 Tackles pg 1.5 (1.8)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in 1. Bundesliga.

Missing Players

Player Reason Status Rating
Michal Kadlec Out 7.47
Sidney Sam Out 6.92
Karim Bellarabi Out 6.74
Daniel Schwaab Out 6.59
Lars Bender Out 7.48
Player Reason Status Rating
Markus Mendler Out 6.75
Adam Hlousek Out N/A
Alexander Stephan Out N/A
Markus Feulner Out 6.72

Team News

  • Jens Hegeler will most likely replace the injured Lars Bender in central midfield.
  • Gonzalo Castro will switch to the wing again to replace the injured Sidney Sam.
  • Otherwise, manager Hyypiä will probably field an unchanged team.
  • Marcus Feulner is still suspended and will probably be replaced by Mike Frantz once more.
  • Sebastian Polter and Tomas Pekhart compete for the lone spot up front.
  • After an impressive performance during the week, manager Hecking is unlikely to make any changes.

Prediction

  • Leverkusen have won their last three games and they are second in the league behind Bayern. Their ability to win close games this season could play a part here.
  • Nürnberg are back on track after two draws and a win in their latest matches and the team is full of confidence because of an impressive attacking performance against Hoffenheim during the week.
  • Expect this to be a competitive game, but Leverkusen should be slight favourites at home.
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  • leverkusen is germans best team. 2nd place and 1st place in form and win vs bavaria & schalke!

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