When Union Berlin fought back from behind to level the game, Leverkusen deprived them of two points. After 18 league games, they are in sixth in the points standings with 28 points. So far in the league, they have seven victories, seven draws, and four losses. They are only three points behind Hoffenheim. With five victories and three draws in nine home games, they are the Bundesliga’s seventh-best away team. So far this season, they’ve scored 25 goals while allowing 23. Taiwo Awoniyi has the most goals for Belin with nine, while Max Kruse and Genki Haraguchi have the most assists with four each. Pawel Wszolek, Niko Giesselmann, Sheraldo Becker, Taiwo Awoniyi, and Laurenz Dehl are among the five players on the list of absentees.
After a poor start to the season, Hoffenheim has been doing pretty well in the Bundesliga as they have dropped just four points in their last seven matches in the league. As a result, they are in the third position, just six points behind Dortmund. They have won nine matches, drawn four matches, and lost just five matches, accumulating 31 points in the process. They have a decent away record with 11 points from nine away matches. In the 18 matches, they have scored 38 goals and have conceded 27 goals. Ihlas Bebou is the leading goal scorer for them with seven goals to his name. The Croat Andrej Kramaric leads the assists list with seven assists as well. And when it comes to injuries, they have as many as eight players including Pavel Kaderabek, Florian Grillitsch, Diadie Samassekou, Robert Skov, Ermin Bicakcic, etc.