Union Berlin and Bayer Leverkusen will face each other on Saturday for a match of the 22nd round in the Bundesliga. The capital side is currently on the 11th place in the standings with 26 points, nine clear of the relegation zone. Bayer is 5th on 37 points, just six away from leaders Bayern Munich.
Union Berlin vs Bayer Leverkusen Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Union Berlin||Loss||0 W/ 0 D/ 3 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|Bayer Leverkusen||Win||3 W/ 0 D/ 0 L||1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
Last game between the teams: 21.09.2019 Bundesliga: Bayer Leverkusen – Union Berlin 2:0; Kevin Volland 20’, Lucas Alario 25’; Sebastian Polter from the visiting team was sent off with straight red card in the 64’
Last game at this venue: 29.10.2003 DFB Pokal: Union Berlin – Bayer Leverkusen 0:5
Worth mentioning: Union and Bayer have met just three times in this century, twice in DFB Pokal and one in the Bundesliga earlier this season. Bayer won all three games and conceded just one goal in the process, as each victory was achieved by at least two goal margins. The only encounter that took place in Berlin was held way back in 2003, when Bayer record their biggest win over Union – 0:5 trashing at the last-32 stage of the German Cup competition.
Union Berlin vs Bayer Leverkusen Stats
|As of 12.02||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Union Berlin||Win||5 W/ 1 D/ 4 L||2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L|
|Bayer Leverkusen||Win||7 W/ 0 D/ 3 L||2 W/ 0 D/ 3 L|
Last game Union Berlin: 08.02.2020 Bundesliga: Werder Bremen – Union Berlin 0:2; Marius Bulter 52’, 72’
Top performers Union Berlin: Sebastian Andersson 8 goals 1 assist, Marius Bulter 6 goals, Marcus Ingvartsen 4 goals 1 assist.
Next game Union Berlin: 24.02.2020 Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt – Union Berlin
Last game Bayer Leverkusen: 08.02.2020 Bundesliga: Bayer Leverkusen – Borussia Dortmund 4:3; Kevin Volland 20’, 43’, Leon Bailey 81’, Lars Bender 82’; Mats Hummels 22’, Emre Can 33’, Raphael Guerreiro 65’
Top performers Bayer Leverkusen: Kevin Volland 9 goals 6 assists, Lucas Alario 6 goals 1 assist, Kai Havertz 4 goals 2 assists.
Next game Bayer Leverkusen: 20.02.2020 Europa League: Bayer Leverkusen – Porto
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Union won their last two games – a visit to lowly Verl in DFB Pokal, and another away match with Werder Bremen. No draw has been registered in the team’s last seven encounters. Two of Union’s last five outings produced over 2,5 goals, while just one saw both involved sides to score.
Bayer Leverkusen won five of their previous six meetings, with the recent victory over Borussia Dortmund one of the contenders for match of the season in the Bundesliga. No draw has been registered in Bayer’s last fourteen encounters. All of the team’s last five games featured over 2,5 goals, as four also witnessed goals at both ends.
Union Berlin vs Bayer Leverkusen News
Missing players Union Berlin: Manuel Schmiedebach, Joshua Mees, Laurenz Dehl and Akaki Gogia are injured.
Missing players Bayer Leverkusen: Lars Bender, Julian Baumgartlinger and Charles Aranguiz are injured. Paulinho is away on International duty.
Union Berlin vs Bayer Leverkusen Predictions
Both teams to score – 1.57 @ bet365