Borussia Dortmund is on the back of a three-match winning streak against Hoffenheim, Freiburg, and Frankfurt. So far, they’ve won 14 games, drawn one match, and lost five, for a total of 43 points from 20 matches. They are only six points behind Bayern Munich, who are currently in first place and are eight points clear of Leverkusen. Dortmund has scored 52 goals and surrendered 31 goals. They hold the greatest home record in the league, winning nine of their ten home games this season. Erling Braut Haaland, the team’s goal machine, leads the team in scoring 16 goals in the league. But unfortunately, he will miss due to a groin injury. Apart from him, Thomas Meunier, Emre Can, Roman Burki, Luca Unbehaun, Mateu Morey, and Marcel Schmelzer are also out.
Bayer Leverkusen rebounded from a four-match losing streak with back-to-back victories over Monchengladbach and Augsburg. With 35 points from their first 20 games, they are currently in third place in the Bundesliga. So far, they’ve won ten, lost five, and drawn five games. They are now in second place, with a fantastic away record of five wins and two losses in ten games. With 49 goals scored and only 32 goals conceded this season, they are the league’s third-highest scoring team. The striker from the Czech Republic, Patrik Schick has also excelled for Leverkusen, scoring 18 goals and leading the squad in scoring.