Ace Football previews the Champions League clash between Bayer Leverkusen and Club Bruges and offers team news, fixture history, betting tips and the latest odds.
Struggling Club Bruges are most likely in for a tough assignment when going up against Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday at BayArena. With a string of mediocre performances, at best, it would be astounding to see the former take any point here. Bayer Leverkusen enter the match against Club Bruges hoping to gain some ground on the latter in Group B. A positive result could prove pivotal as the German hosts bid to climb off the bottom of the standings.
Position in the Champions League standings: Bayer Leverkusen vs Club Bruges
The current standings in Group B show us how Bayer Leverkusen and Club Bruges have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 6 clash this coming Tuesday.
Current form and fixture history of Bayer Leverkusen vs Club Bruges
Bayer Leverkusen hoping for a fresh start
Bayer Leverkusen go into this encounter hoping to turn a page, as performances in recent matches have been pretty scrappy. It is neither good nor disastrous for Bayer Leverkusen with just two points from their last three matches. They first drew 2-2 against Wolfsburg, followed by another draw. This time 2-2 against Atletico Madrid, before going down in a 2-0 defeat against RB Leipzig.
Club Bruges on a roll
Club Bruges will be out to extend their fine run of results lately. Club Bruges claimed four points in their last three matches, starting by a 2-2 draw with Union St.Gilloise. A 0-4 defeat against FC Porto was next up, before beating Oostende by 4-2.
Fixture history: Bayer Leverkusen vs Club Bruges
The last time the pair played each other, Club Bruges came away as 1-0 winners in the Champions League, back in September 2022. At the time of writing, the bookmakers are offering the following prices on this encounter: betting on Club Bruges will get you odds 4.75, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with a 21% chance of beating Bayer Leverkusen. You can get a price of 1.60, should you wish to add Bayer Leverkusen to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.
Highlights from the last game between Bayer Leverkusen and Club Bruges:
Betting stats and facts for Bayer Leverkusen and Club Bruges
Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on statistics from the last couple of matches that Bayer Leverkusen and Club Bruges played across all tournaments.
- Bayer Leverkusen have not won 10 of the last 12 matches
- In the last 3 matches in a row Bayer Leverkusen played, both teams scored
- Bayer Leverkusen have conceded in 10 of the last 12 matches
- Bayer Leverkusen have not won 7 of the last 9 home matches
- Bayer Leverkusen have scored in 5 of the last 6 home matches
- Club Bruges have not lost 19 of the last 21 away matches
- Club Bruges have scored in 9 of the last 11 away matches
- Club Bruges have not lost 6 of the last 8 matches
- Club Bruges have not won 3 of the last 4 away matches
Man of the Moment
Moussa Diaby has been the most prolific scorer for the home team recently. Surely, Bayer Leverkusen will be relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Club Bruges will be looking to Hans Vanaken in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 3 goals in his last 6 games.
Best tips for the match: Bayer Leverkusen vs Club Bruges
In conclusion, we present betting tips for this game between Bayer Leverkusen and Club Bruges, which are based on the above-mentioned stats and facts. Besides the main prediction for this match, we have some low and high-risk alternatives as well.