Bayer Leverkusen vs Cologne Prediction, Team News, and More

Get ready for the exciting clash of Bayer Leverkusen vs Cologne! Our prediction article covers the preview, head-to-head, and more.

Bayer Leverkusen will be hosting FC Koln at BayArena on Friday night in their pursuit of a top-four position in the Bundesliga table. In this article, we take a look at the team news, and head-to-head statistics, and make a match prediction for the upcoming encounter. (If you are interested in betting, then you should learn more about Orbit Exchange or Betting Exchange.)

Team News

Leverkusen will be missing the services of Exequiel Palacios, Patrik Schick, Andrey Lunev, and Charles Aranguiz for Friday’s clash due to injury. On the other hand, Nadiem Amiri will be making his return to the squad after serving his suspension. However, he is expected to start on the bench, while Moussa Diaby and Florian Wirtz will join Adam Hlozek in the final third of the field.

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FC Koln, meanwhile, will be without Sebastian Andersson, Mark Uth, and Florian Dietz due to injuries. Additionally, Eric Martel will also miss out on the match due to a milestone yellow card he received in the last game. Denis Huseinbasic is expected to fill in the void left by Martel in the central midfield. Davie Selke should retain his position in the final third of the field.

Bayer Leverkusen vs Cologne Head to Head

Bayer Leverkusen has been dominant in their recent encounters with FC Koln. Since June 17, 2020, Leverkusen has won four of their head-to-head matches, with one remaining game that ended in a draw. They have scored a total of 14 goals against FC Koln, while conceding only five. The average goal per game ratio stands at 3.17. FC Koln’s only victory over Leverkusen came on matchday 14 of the 2022-23 Bundesliga campaign when they defeated the home side 1-2.

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Bayer Leverkusen vs Cologne Match Prediction

Bayer Leverkusen is on track to secure a top-six finish in the Bundesliga table, with Head Coach Xabi Alonso leading the way in his maiden campaign with the club. Leverkusen has won four games in a row at home and has a strong record on their home soil. We expect them to overcome FC Koln with ease on Friday night. FC Koln has lost points in eight of their last ten Bundesliga games and is unlikely to pose a significant challenge to Leverkusen. Therefore, we recommend betting against the visitors in this encounter.

In conclusion, Bayer Leverkusen is the firm favorite to emerge victorious in their upcoming encounter against FC Koln. With an impressive record at home and a stronger squad, Leverkusen has the necessary tools to secure a comfortable win and continue their pursuit of a top-four finish in the Bundesliga table.

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