Bayer Leverkusen vs. Bayern Munich: Bundesliga – Match Preview

Bayern Munich will look to take another step towards the Bundesliga title when they travel to face Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.

Leverkusen recorded a narrow 1-0 win away at Freiburg last time out, with the in-form Kai Havertz the match winner once again.

Victory leaves them within touching distance of the top four as they look to return to the Champions League.

Bayern Munich have been in scintalliting form since the league’s return and recorded a comfortable home victory over Fortuna Dusseldorf.

Robert Lewandowski scored another two goals in the 5-0 win as he chases a Bundesliga scoring record.

Choose your odds: Leverkusen 40/1 or Bayern 7/1 with 888 Sport*

Bundesliga form: Bayer Leverkusen W4 D0 L1; Bayern Munich W5 D0 L0
Bundesliga top scorers
Bayer Leverkusen – Kai Havertz 11 goals
Bayern Munich – Robert Lewandowski 29 goals

Team news
Kevin Volland is nearing a return, which could see Havertz move into a more natural attacking midfield role.

Jonathan Tah has been suffering from a bad back since the league’s return and he will again be assessed.

Jerome Boateng and Lucas Hernandez have struggled with injuries for Bayern; however both should be fine.

Thiago is closing in on a return, but isn’t expected to start here.

Expected starting XI’s
Leverkusen (4-2-3-1): Hradecky; Weiser, Tapsoda, Bender, Sinkgraven; Aranguiz, Baumgartlinger; Bellarabi, Diaby, Amiri; Havertz
Munich (4-2-3-1): Neuer; Pavard, Boateng, Alaba, Davies; Goretzka, Kimmich; Gnabry, Muller, Coman; Lewandowski

Predictions

Result: Bayern Munich (7/1 with 888 Sport)*

Correct Score: 1-2 (15/2 with 888 Sport)

Anytime Goalscorer: Robert Lewandowsi (3/10 with Bet 365)

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Odds correct at time of article (05/06, 11:30), they are subject to change

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