Probable Lineups

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Probable Lineups Statistical Comparision

(65) 56 Goals 29 (33)
(49) 42 Assists 17 (20)
(6.9) 7.4 Average Ratings 6.9 (6.6)
25.7 Average Age 26.4
185.8 Average Height (cm) 183.7
(1.1) 1.5 Shots pg 1 (0.8)
(55%) 55% Aerial Duel Success 42% (45%)
(1.1) 1 Dribbles pg 0.9 (1)
(2.1) 1.6 Tackles pg 1.8 (2.3)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in 1. Bundesliga.

Missing Players

Player Reason Status Rating
Karim Bellarabi Out 6.75
Lars Bender Doubtful 7.51
Player Reason Status Rating
Johan Audel Out N/A
Georg Niedermeier Out 7.1
Mamadou Bah Out 5.58
Tunay Torun Out 6.45
Cacau Out 6.59

Team News

  • Sebastian Boenisch will start at left-back again, with Michal Kadlec having to wait for his chance.
  • If Lars Bender isn't fit enough to start, Gonzalo Castro could switch to central midfield with Sidney Sam filling in on the right wing.
  • Otherwise, manager Hyypiä is unlikely to make any changes.
  • Antonio Rüdiger could start at centre-back to replace the injured Georg Niedermeier.
  • Raphael Holzhäuser, Shinji Okazaki and Tamas Hajnal compete for a spot in the starting line-up.
  • In Gotoku Sakai, William Kvist, Christian Gentner, Ibrahima Traoré and Martin Harnik, Stuttgart have 5 starters who are one yellow card away from suspension.

Prediction

  • Leverkusen missed their chance to claim second spot in the table last weekend, when they have only managed a draw against Fürth. They need to improve their creativity again.
  • Stuttgart ended their long losing streak with four points from the last two games and will possibly make some changes to their starting eleven after another DFB Pokal game during the week.
  • Expect Leverkusen to try to dominate from the outset. They are clear favourites at home.
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Comments (4)

 
  • @yopoco surely you dont saw the live ratings and the game

  • Open your eyes plz

  • Lol now 1:1 and ratings still for Stuttgart this isnt serious

  • Corners 5:0 Dribbles 18:6 Pass Success 85:66 Aerial Success 63:37 Possession 73:27 Total Shots 16:4 + goal by penalty = better ratings for stuttgart? lol @ ratings

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