Match Date: Sun, 26-Jan-20
Kick-Off Time: 17:00 GMT
Bayer Leverkusen‘s last game in the Bundesliga – 2019/2020 was on Sun, 19-Jan-20. The match ended in a W for this game’s hosts with a final score of Paderborn 1 : 4 Bayer Leverkusen.
Fortuna Duesseldorf‘s last game in the Bundesliga – 2019/2020 was on Sat, 18-Jan-20. The match ended in a L for this game’s guests with a final score of Fortuna Duesseldorf 0 : 1 Werder Bremen.
Bayer Leverkusen are currently sitting higher in the league table. They are in slot number 6 in the standings. After 18 rounds so far, they have 31 points from 9 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses. The team scored 27 goals and conceded 22 since the start of the season. Making their goal difference +5.
Fortuna Duesseldorf are number 17 in the league table standings. After 18 rounds so far, they have 15 points from 4 wins, 3 draws and 11 losses. The team scored 18 goals and conceded 37 since the start of the season. Making their goal difference -19.
Exequiel Palacios has joined from River Plate but still has a couple more games to sit out on a suspension carried over from Argentina.
Sven and Lars Bender could line up in defence, while Daley Sinkgraven is touch and go after taking a knock on his knee and having to go off against Paderborn on Sunday.
Charles Aránguiz has picked up a calf injury and will be out for several weeks.
Leon Bailey and Wendell are both available after suspension. But the Brazilian defender picked up an ankle knock in training and is doubtful.
Paulinho is away with Brazil on Olympic qualification duty.
Goalkeeper Zack Steffen missed last weekend because of knee pain and remains a doubt.
Florian Kastenmeier stands by again, but made a game-changing crucial mistake in last week’s defeat to Bremen.
Steven Skrzybski has joined on loan from Schalke to boost attacking options for the worst attack in the league.
Kevin Stöger has recovered from an ACL tear and is set for a comeback.
Adam Bodzek is available after suspension and could replace Marcel Sobottka who has been playing with a special mask after breaking his nose.
Aymen Barkok has recovered from a shoulder injury, but Kenan Karaman is still battling a bout of pneumonia and is not expected back until mid February.
Bayer Leverkusen‘s top scorer this season is K. Volland with 7 goals so far this season. K. Volland has assisted the most with 6 assists since the start of the campaign.
Fortuna Duesseldorf‘s top scorer this season is R. Hennings with 11 goals so far this season. E. Thommy has assisted the most with 4 assists since the start of the campaign.
Head To Head
When it comes to direct head to head meetings between these two sides, Bayer Leverkusen‘s winning record is 6/6. The visitors’ record is 0/6. 0/6 is the draw record between them.
The last match between the two side was on 24-08-2019 and the final score was Fortuna Duesseldorf 1 : 3 Bayer Leverkusen.
Both teams to score @ 1.90 – BET HERE
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.53 – BET HERE