Heidenheim vs Bayer Leverkusen - 05/02/2019 Preview

Heidenheim will face Bayern Leverkusen at Voith-Arena at German DFB Pokal 1/8-Finals. Heidenheim against Bayern Leverkusen is the match with big interest after their previous matches in different Germany’s leagues. Review our thoughts on this match here below. 

 

Heidenheim

Heidenheim is showing great football this season. They are now at 4th position at Bundesliga 2 and can probably be promoted to the highest German league. They need to fight till the end of the season on the same level as now.  Heidenheim is showing best form for last 5 paled games in Bundesliga 2. There are four very strong and active players in this club which are making the result almost every match. R. Glatzel, M. Schnatterer, D. Thomalla, and N. Dovedan are showing best skills, desire, and abilities.

Heidenheim this season is great at creating chances using through balls, creating scoring chances, shooting from direct free kicks and finishing scoring chances. They are likely to play non-aggressive football, rotate first eleven, take long shots and attack down the right. However, this club is facing problems at defending set pieces, defending against long shots and defending against skillful players.

 

Bayer Leverkusen

Bayer Leverkusen is not showing their best skills this season and now stands at 7th position. This is because of very bad start at the first matches of the season. Now Bayer showing great skills and gained lots of confidence, especially after the superb comeback against Bayern Munich 3:1 win.  Leverkusen is not very successful while playing away matches and won only 4 of 10 games. Next opponent is from Bundesliga 2 and Leverkusen Bayer should take match under their control. The statistic shows that Leverkusen is undefeated in 19 of last 21 matches in DFB Pokal.

Die Werkself have a skillful, fast and technical players like K. Volland, K. Harvetz, K. Bellarabi, and J. Brandt.

This season they are great at shooting from direct free kicks, counter attacks, attacking set pieces and creating long shot opportunities. They are likely to play possessional football with short passes and attack down the right. However, they are facing problems at aerial duels and protecting the lead.

 

H2H

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