The return of Nurnberg in the Bundesliga is not going in the way they were hoping for. They are just one point from the last place in the standing, and their last victory was at the end of September. In their previous game, they lost away against Schalke with 2-5. Bayer Leverkusen are not in a much better position. Die Werkself are at a 12th place only with an overall of 14 points. They won in their last game in the Bundesliga versus Stuttgart with 2-0. During the weekend they were close to losing in Europa League in their fixture against Ludogorets, but the game ended with a draw.
Nurnberg is the team with most conceded goals in the league – 29 for just 12 games. Leverkusen’s defence is not much better – with conceded just five fewer goals than their opponent in this fixture. Both teams are performing a little better in attack and will not miss their chance to score a goal. I will back Both Teams To Score , with Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 Correct Score.
Nurnberg vs Bayer Leverkusen Head to Head
Bayer Leverkusen have won their five previous games against Nurnberg, but the last fixture was in 2014. Over the previous seven games when Nurnberg were at home, there were no draws, four wins for them and three victories for Leverkusen.
|22.04.2014||Nurnberg vs Bayer Leverkusen||1-4|
|30.11.2013||Bayer Leverkusen vs Nurnberg||3-0|
|04.05.2013||Nurnberg vs Bayer Leverkusen||0-2|
|01.12.2012||Bayer Leverkusen vs Nurnberg||1-0|
|05.05.2012||Nurnberg vs Bayer Leverkusen||1-4|
|17.12.2011||Bayer Leverkusen vs Nurnberg||0-3|
Nurnberg vs Bayer Leverkusen Stats
- Nurnberg are with just two wins until this game in the Bundesliga.
- The novices have ten points, but eight from them are won on home ground.
- They don’t have success in six consecutive matches in the Bundesliga.
- In seven of all games of Nurnberg, both teams have scored at least one goal.
- Leverkusen at home have two wins, one draw and three losses.
- Only in four of Bayer Leverkusen’s league games, both teams didn’t score.
Nurnberg vs Bayer Leverkusen Odds
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Nurnberg vs Bayer Leverkusen Team News
For Nurnberg are injured the goalkeeper Christian Mathenia and the key players Enrico Valentini and Eduard Lowen. The midfielder Robert Bauer received a red card against Schalke.
The only player for Leverkusen who will miss the game is the striker Joel Pohjanpalo. In doubt for the match is Panagiotis Retsos and Tin Jedvaj.