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| On Oct 17, 2021 3:30 PM IST

LEV vs BAY Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich Bundesliga Live Score October 17

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LEV vs BAY Dream11: Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich are in second and first place in the Bundesliga, respectively, heading into this latest round of matches, though that could change by the time these two teams meet at the BayArena. The hosts have won their last three matches and will be confident that they can shock the odds against the Bundesliga champions with home advantage. Bayern Munich, on the other hand, will be stinging from their stunning defeat at home to Eintracht Frankfurt last time out, and Julian Nagelsmann’s side will be looking for a response. When you consider the quality of this Bayern club and their depth from the bench, it’s difficult to see them not bouncing back.

Date: October 17, Sunday
Kick-Off: 7:00 PM (IST)
Venue: BayArena in Leverkusen

Bundesliga Table:

Bayer Leverkusen are residing at 2nd in the table, while, Bayern Munich are at 1st place of the standings.

Watch Bundesliga Live:

The match to be broadcasted Live on the Sony TEN and Sony TEN HD. Live streaming in India on Sony LIV.

Recent Form

Bayer Leverkusen – W-W-W-L-W
Bayern Munich – L-W-W-W-W

Head to Head (Last five meetings)

Bayer Leverkusen Wins- 01
Draws– 00
Bayern Munich Wins– 04

Bayer Leverkusen News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Robert Andrich is serving the final game of a three-game suspension.
  • Julian Baumgartlinger will be sidelined until the new year due to a knee injury.
  • Timothy Fosu-Mensah has an ACL injury. Edmond Tapsoba has a torn ligament in his knee.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Exequiel Palacios is back in the lineup following an ankle injury.
  • Karim Bellarabi, a former German international, has recovered from a muscle injury.
  • lorian Wirtz and Lucas Alario have recovered from adductor difficulties.

Bayer Leverkusen Starting XI (Likely)

Lukas Hradecky
Jeremie Frimpong
Odilon Kossounou
Jonathan Tah
Piero Hincapie
Charles Aranguiz
Kerem Demirbay
Karim Bellarabi
Florian Wirtz
Moussa Diaby
Patrik Schick

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Bayern Munich News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Benjamin Pavard is suspended for one more game following his red card in Fuerth.
  • Lucas Hernandez has judicial problems with the courts in Madrid, but no injury concerns.
  • Back-up goalkeeper Sven Ulreich suffered a knee injury and is ruled out.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Corentin Tolisso is back in training after a calf injury.
  • Kingsley Coman is back following minor heart surgery..

Bayern Munich Starting XI (Likely)

Manuel Neuer
Josip Stanisic
Dayot Upamecano
Niklas Sule
Alphonso Davies
Joshua Kimmich
Leon Goretzka
Serge Gnabry
Thomas Muller
Leroy Sane
Robert Lewandowski

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Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Robert Lewandowski is a lethal forward who can score goals from nothing. The Bayern striker has scored 7 goals in this season, with one more assists to his name. He has a pass accuracy of 82.09% and his conversion rate is 43.17%.

Goals last season 41
Goals this season 7
Assists 1

Patrik Schick, the Leverkusen frontman, can pack a punch in the final third region for his side. He has got 6 goals in this season and has a conversion rate of 41.28%. He is quite capable to score for his side.

Goals last season 9
Goals this season 6
Assists 0

Differential Pick

Leroy Sane can play the supporting-striker role for his side in this clash. He has scored 2 goals this season, and also has a pass accuracy of 84.26% and has a conversion rate of 32.90% in this season.

Goals last season 6
Goals this season 2
Assists 3

LEV vs BAY Dream 11 Teams

GK: Andrey Lunev
DEF: Jeremie Frimpong, Jonathan Tah, Alphonso Davies, Lucas Hernandez
MID: Florian Wirtz, Nadiem Amiri, Joshua Kimmich
FOR: Patrik Schick, Lucas Alario, Robert Lewandowski

Likely Winner:

  • Following the international break, a meeting of the top two teams, separated only by goal difference.
  • When the top team plays second, the odds are heavily in Bayern’s favour. Bayern hasn’t lost in their last 14 games, winning 10 and drawing four.
  • Bayern Munich suffered their first defeat under new coach Julian Nagelsmann and will be looking to rebound.
  • Leverkusen, has had a strong start to the season and is currently in second place.
  • Robert Lewandowski has gone two games without scoring in the Bundesliga, which is a goal drought for the prolific Polish striker.
  • Bayern Munich, the Bundesliga’s record winners, have scored in 54 consecutive games and can win this match.

Match Odds:

The odds in favour of a Bayern Munich in this match is 2.08.

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Jeet Ghosh

Jeet Ghosh is a Football Journalist, living and working in Kolkata with years of experience. He is a Post Graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication from Jadavpur University. Jeet is a sports lover but has a special liking for football. He has worked as a football writer with The Citizen, Sportsflashes, Sportskeeda. He follows the football leagues around the world and is somewhat partial towards Real Madrid.

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