Bundesliga – Arminia Bielefeld to face Bayer Leverkusen on Match-day 7

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Arminia at home against Bayer – Sunday – 7:30pm GMT – The Schüco Arena.

Bayer, remain in contention for Champion’s League qualification, sitting in second place and 14·places above sixteenth placed Arminia, going into the clash.

Arminia Bielefeld have four points to their name, going into this tie

Arminia will be eager to return to some kind of winning form, having lost their last game to Union Berlin, which itself followed a draw to Hoffenheim, this fixture could be the opportunity.

Arminia are quickly becoming the Bundesliga’s draw specialists, having recorded four in their last six fixtures. With sixteenth, they currently sit four points in the League drawn four matches and lost two games.

Playing at home, Arminia have drawn three games.

Winning this fixture will see Arminia Bielefeld on 7 points.

Arminia’s squad will likely be depleted of two of their key players when they start on Sunday, due to injury or illness.

With the Bundesliga season well into its stride, Bayer Leverkusen have managed to gain 13 points

Bayer will be full of confidence, going into this fixture on that back of two successive wins against Mainz and Stuttgart. They will need this if they are to retain their run.

Bayer keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last five meetings is astonishing this season, which is responsible for their Champion’s League qualification position. With 13 points, they currently sit second in the League having won four fixtures, drawn one game, and lost one game.

Bayer have won two fixtures and drawn one game of their three League matches on the road this season.

A win in this fixture, would take Bayer Leverkusen’s points from 13 to 16, so far this season.

Gerardo Seoane could be missing up to six of their players through injury or illness for the game on Sunday.

Arminia Bielefeld v Bayer Leverkusen – Head-to-Head.

The recent form between these two sides has seen Bayer with a greater number of wins. In the last 22 meetings, they have enjoyed 10 victories, to Arminia’s seven victories. Also, Bayer are unbeaten in their six of the last nine meetings played against Arminia. The last time both teams met in this competition was March 2021, when Bayer Leverkusen walked away as 1-2 winners. With both sides conceding goals in their most recent game together, the probability of both sides scoring on Sunday is 59.52%.

Bayer to win – probability = 56.82 percent.