Match date: 02 Apr 2017
| Sport: Football
| Competition: Germany Football
| Stake: 8/10
| Pick: 1
| Match result:
3-3 - Lost
Bayer Leverkusen are in terrible shape, they were eliminated from Champions league in 1/8 finals by Spanish Atletico Madrid while in German Bundesliga are at 12th spot an i doubt that will play in Europe in the next season, they dropped their form in comparison to a last campaign and must show some really significant improving to reach upper part off the table.
Six points separates them from position which leads into Europa league qualifications but in last six matches they are without victory, in 26th round they will host Wolfsburg which also had pretty poor season and are favorites, i believe that hosts can end their series of negative results tonight and overcome not so strong Wolfsburg which are struggling down at the table.
In previous two meetings with guests they celebrated two times, last victory came in October away from home with one goal margin, i'm quiet sure that can repeat that here. Forward Calhanoglu (15/6) is suspended, defender Tah (16/1), midfielders Baumgartlinger (14/0), Aranguiz (19/1), forwards Hernandez (23/10) and Bailey (2/0) are all in doubt due to injury issues.
Wolfsburg on the other hand had decent last campaign and ended at 8th spot, they were very close to win placement into Europa league qualifications but in this season they failed to continue in same manner and now are at 15th position at the table with equal number of points as relegation placed Augsburg, in previous two rounds they managed to achieve two narrow victories over second placed Leipzig and bottom placed Darmstad while during international break met with Arminia Bielefeld and got a draw.
Guests showed improving but it won't be easy to earn points today against guests which despite are out of the tracks at this moment have decent team. They scored only 23 goals and didn't impressed with skills in offense while defense wasn't great, i believe that won't be able to achieve victory here unless don't show some outstanding performances.
Wolfsburg was eliminated from German Cup by Bayern Munich and are participating only in league here must give their best to earn points in order to avoid dropping under the red line but it will be hard. Guests are coming to this encounter without injured defenders Bruma (20/0), Rodriguez (23/2), midfielders Azzaoui (0/0), Dejagah (0/0), forwards Ntep (6/0) and Osimhen (0/0) while midfielder Didavi (11/3) and forward Gomez (24/9) are both in doubt due to slight injuries.
Hosts are favorites, they must get back on the tracks and victory here simple must be achieved, guests are in better form but this wasn't their season and i'm not so sure if they can win this game, hosts in my opinion seems to be closer to a victory.