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Schalke 04 and Bayer Leverkusen meet at the Veltins-Arena in a round of the Bundesliga round four. The history of direct confrontations in this stadium indicates a balance between these two teams, since there was 1 tie and 2 wins for each team in the last 5 matches. However, in the last match at this stage, in a Bundesliga match on 23-04-2016, Bayer Leverkusen won by (2-3). The goals of the match were scored by E. Choupo-Moting (14 ‘) and L. Sané (29’) for Schalke 04 and J. Brandt (54 ‘), K. Bellarabi (56’) and J. Hernández 60 ‘) for Bayer Leverkusen.
After 5 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses, the home team is in 8th place, having won 17 points. In the last match, they lost with RB Leipzig away by (2-1), after having won at home in a game against Darmstadt 98, by (3-1). The team arrives at this meeting after a defeat away with Salzburg by (2-0). For the championship, the Schalke 04 won 12 points in 18 chances, after 4 wins and 2 losses in the last 6 games that played in his stadium.
In this competition, he won the last 4 games that he played in his stadium. His attack has marked regularly, since he has managed to achieve in 9 of the last 10 games in this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency towards goals, since 16 in 22 finished with More than 2.5 goals in the marker. In 13 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 5 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. In the last 10 home games in all competitions there are 1 periods in the standings: he suffered 4 of his 8 goals between the minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Schalke 04 have been campaigning less than expected in the German Championship and are in the top half of the qualifying table with 43% of the points played so far. The team scored 18 goals, being the ninth best attack of the competition, and conceded 15 goals, having the seventh defense less leaked and these figures show that it is still necessary to adjust both the offensive and defensive system to approach the classification zone for The next European competitions. Playing at home, as his match on Sunday, Schalke have 67% and averages of 2.23 goals scored and 1.17 goals conceded, which shows good strength in front of their fans. In general, the team usually scores more in the second half, as 11 of the 18 goals took place in the second stage, especially between 45 and 60 minutes and between 60 and 75 minutes where there were 4 goals in each of these periods.
After 5 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses, the visiting team is in 9th place, having won 17 points. In the final match, they drew 1-1 with Freiburg at home (1-1) after losing 2-1 to Bayern Munich in their last match. In the last game he played for the UEFA Champions League, he beat Monaco at home (3-0). Bayer Leverkusen have recorded 2 wins and 4 defeats in the last 6 away games, having won 6 points out of 18. The team conceded goals in 8 of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 8 of the last 10 matches in this competition. There is a tendency to have goals in their away games, as 25 of their last 28 matches have ended with over 1.5 goals. This is a team that scored few times first and they only managed to open the scoring in 3 of their last 13 Bundesliga matches, of those 3 reached the break in advantage in all and won in the late 90 ‘in 2. In 13 games in this competition , Managed to get back on the scoreboard in 3 of 9 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Bayer Leverkusen has been performing below the expected level in the German Championship and is in the middle of the qualifying table with 43% of the points played so far. The team scored 20 goals, being the seventh best attack of the competition, and conceded 21 goals, having the eighth most leaked defense and these figures demonstrate that it is necessary to adjust both the offensive and the defensive system to be able to fight in the upper part of the classification. Playing away from home, as his match on Sunday, Bayer Leverkusen has 33% and averages of 1.50 goals scored and 1.83 goals conceded. Overall, the team often scores more in the second half as 14 of the 20 goals came in the second stage, especially in the 75-90 minutes with eight goals.
Prediction: Schalke 04 1x @ 1.40