Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich: Preview and Predictions

Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich-DFB Pokal Semifinal 2018 by LeagueLane 17th April

Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich
DFB Pokal Semifinal
Date: 17th April 2018, Tuesday.
Kick-off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: BayArena (Leverkusen).

One of the key matches to watch this midweek is the DFB Pokal semifinal tie between Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen. This is a direct knockout fixture and extra time and penalties come into play if scores are level at 90 minutes.

Both teams are coming on some form, Leverkusen with convincing 4-1 twin-wins against RB Leipzig and Eintracht Frankfurt in back-to-back games. While Bayern with a five match unbeaten streak along with success in the Champions League. The Bavarians last Bundesliga game is a 5-1 thumping win over Borussia Monchengladbach, so punters can press the fingers on both teams to score for this fixture.

Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich: Head-to-head

The Bavarians are unbeaten in the last five games against Leverkusen with 4 wins and a draw. The two Bundesliga fixtures of the current campaign ended in 3-1 wins for the team from Munich.

Leverkusen had some success at home against the record league champions as they bagged a win and 2 draws from the three previous games prior to the defeat this season.

Their last meeting at the DFB Pokal was at the 2014/15 quarter finals at the BayArena. Bayern won the tie on penalties after scores tied at 0-0 after regular 90 minutes and extra time.

Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich: Predictions

This could have been easy pickings for Bayern Munich on a different day regardless of how good Leverkusen are at the moment. Having drawn Real Madrid in the Champions League semifinals and the first leg is 7 days away, Jupp Heynckes may rest his star players for this cup tie. This is good news for the hosts who might edge a narrow victory here.

Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich: Bet Tips

Double Chance – Leverkusen or Draw @ 2.20 with Unibet

Both teams to Score @ 1.63 with 10bet.

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