On Friday, May 05, 2023, Bayer Leverkusen will face FC Cologne at the BayArena in a crucial match for their Champions League aspirations. Watch Bayer Leverkusen vs Koln – Latest German Bundesliga 2023, here.
Leverkusen are currently sixth in the Bundesliga table, eight points behind fourth-placed Freiburg with four games left. They need to win this match and hope that their rivals slip up in order to keep their hopes alive.
Leverkusen are in good form, having gone nine league games without losing, the longest unbeaten run in the league. They have also kept four clean sheets in their last six league games, thanks to their goalkeeper Lukáš Hrádecký who has made 14 saves in his last four appearances. Leverkusen have also been prolific in front of goal, scoring 109 goals in total, with Moussa Diaby and Jeremie Frimpong leading the way with nine and eight goals respectively.
Cologne are not in danger of relegation, as they have 35 points, which would have been enough to stay up in every season since 2016/17. However, they have nothing much to play for in this match, as they are 11th in the table and far from the European spots. Cologne have lost their last league game to Freiburg, ending their four-game unbeaten run.
Cologne have struggled to score and defend this season, scoring 90 goals and conceding 109 in total. Their main threats in attack are Florian Kainz, Ellyes Skhiri, and Steffen Tigges, who have netted six, six, and five times respectively. Cologne have also been inconsistent away from home, winning only three of their 15 league games on the road.
Leverkusen have a clear advantage over Cologne in their head-to-head record, winning 27 times, drawing 25 times, and losing only 17 times in 69 meetings. Leverkusen have also won their last league encounter with Cologne 2-1 in November. Leverkusen have a strong home record this season, winning eight of their 15 league games at the BayArena.
This match is a must-win for Leverkusen if they want to keep their Champions League dream alive. They have the form, the quality, and the motivation to beat Cologne, who have little to play for and have been poor away from home. Leverkusen should be able to score at least two goals and keep a clean sheet against Cologne, who have been outscored and outplayed by Leverkusen this season.
Live Stream & How To Watch
To watch the Bayer Leverkusen vs Koln match which is broadcast live streaming, you can visit the official website available below.
|Match||Bayer Leverkusen vs. FC Köln|
|Match day||week 31|
|Venue||BayArena Stadium, Leverkusen|
|Date||Friday, May 05, 2023|
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Interesting Statistics and Facts
Bayer Leverkusen and FC Cologne have played 69 times in total, with Leverkusen winning 27 times, Cologne winning 17 times, and 25 draws.
Leverkusen have a better home record than Cologne, with 17 wins, 11 draws, and six losses, compared to Cologne’s 11 wins, 14 draws, and 10 losses.
Cologne have a slightly better away record than Leverkusen, with six wins, 11 draws, and 17 losses, compared to Leverkusen’s 10 wins, 14 draws, and 11 losses.
Leverkusen have scored more goals than Cologne in total (109 vs. 90), at home (63 vs. 54), and away (46 vs. 36).
Cologne have conceded more goals than Leverkusen in total (109 vs. 90), at home (46 vs. 36), and away (63 vs. 54).
|Bayer Leverkusen (3-4-3)||Koln (4-2-3-1)|
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- April 17, 2023 – Wolfsburg [0 – 0] Bayer Leverkusen (Bundesliga)
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Koln – Last 5 Match Results
- April 02, 2023 – FC Cologne [0 – 0] Borussia M’gladbach (Bundesliga)
- April 08, 2023 – Augsburg [1 – 3] FC Cologne (Bundesliga)
- April 15, 2023 – FC Cologne [1 – 1] Mainz (Bundesliga)
- April 22, 2023 – Hoffenheim [1 – 3] FC Cologne (Bundesliga)
- April 29, 2023 – FC Cologne [0 – 1] Freiburg (Bundesliga)