Bayer Leverkusen hosts Augsburg

Bayer Leverkusen hosts Augsburg at the BayArena in a game from the 23th round of the Bundesliga. Let’s preview this match in our football forecast.

Bayer Leverkusen are enjoying a fine form lately, winning four of their last five games in the league. This helped the club to climb to 5th place in the standings, being just two points behind the 4th Borussia M’gladbach and the Champions League zone. Leverkusen are in a really good position to chase a return to Europe’s best competition next season, too.

Last week Leverkusen recorded their 12th win for the season in the German league. Peter Bosz’ team visited Union Berlin in the capital and scored a 3-2 win. Kai Havertz, Moussa Diaby and Karim Bellarabi scored for the visitors.

It depends on Bayer Leverkusen now if they will qualify for the Champions League again or not. It’s all a matter of consistency. If Peter Bosz’ team finds a way to keep this fine form, they won’t have a problem to return to the competition all clubs dream for.

Augsburg are having an average season so far, being 11th in the table with 27 points. Traditionally their main goal is to stay away from the relegation zone and right now they are doing a good job – they are 10 points away from the danger zone.

In the previous round Augsburg made their 6th draw for the season. Martin Schmidt’s team hosted Freiburg at home, but the game ended without a winner – 1-1. Philipp Max scored for the hosts, but Janik Haberer equalised for Freiburg.

In today’s football forecast we don’t have any doubts that Bayer Leverkusen will enter this game as favourites. The former Champions League finalists are in a very good shape at the moment, so for Augsburg it won’t be easy at all to escape without a defeat.