Bayern Leverkusen vs Nurnberg Preview (Week 15): Bayer Eyes Bundesliga Dominance

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Updated: November 28, 2013
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Despite the thrashing from Manchester United in the Champions League, Bayer Leverkusen have been doing wonders in the Bundesliga. Their recent victory against Hertha Berlin enabled them to outrank Borussia Dortmund. Pitted against Nurnberg, Bayern shall not miss the opportunity to come closer to online betting favorite, , Bayern Munchen.

 

 

Match Date: 30 November 2013 (local time)

Venue: Bay Arena

 

Team Form

Bayer Leverkusen

A narrow win against Hertha Berlin catapulted Bayer Leverkusen to the 2nd spot of the Bundesliga, thus, outranking Borussia Dortmund.

 

Bayer have been pretty strong this season. The club scores and defends well. As a matter of fact, they have been successful in 15 of their last 18 matches. Other than that, they average on at least 2 goals during their last 7 encounters. Pitted against Nurnberg, there is no doubt that the match works well to their advantage.

 

On a closer look, Bayer have dominated 4 of its last 6 matches. A draw and a defeat characterize their two other matches. Apart from Sami Hyypiä’s tactical approach, an impressive roster of players empower the club.

 

Power forward, Stefan Kießling continues to dominate the pitch with his clinical finish. He has been a consistent scorer and performs well during set-pieces. Along with him is Phillipp Wollscheid who never fails to threaten Bayer’s opponents with his free kicks and corners. Kießling and Wollscheid, however, are not the sole key players of Bayer. Heung-Min Son and Emre Can will most likely to feature in the Nurnberg match.

 

Nurnberg

Nurnberg need to man on the pitch to survive this season. The club is just a notch away before it hits the rock bottom part of the table.

 

Nurnberg has been unsuccessful in its last 6 matches. Half of them ended in defeat while the remaining half resulted to a draw. So far, draws are the only reason behind their slow growth in the ranking.

 

Football betting tip: Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 Nurnberg 

 

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