2019-20 Bundesliga – Hertha vs Bayer Leverkusen Preview & Prediction

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THE FACTS

When does Hertha vs Bayer Leverkusen kick off? Saturday 20th June, 2020 – 14:30 (UK)

Where is Hertha vs Bayer Leverkusen being played? Olympiastadion Berlin

Where can I get tickets for Hertha vs Bayer Leverkusen? No tickets are available as Bundesliga 1 matches are currently taking place behind closed doors

What TV channel is Hertha vs Bayer Leverkusen on in the UK? BT Sport have the rights to German Bundesliga matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedule

Where can I stream Hertha vs Bayer Leverkusen in the UK? If televised, subscribers can stream the match live on the BT Sport website & app

Bet365 subscribers can stream German Bundesliga matches so it is worth checking their schedule

THE TEAM NEWS

HERTHA

  • Hertha were once again unable to get back to winning ways as they suffered a third consecutive loss in Bundesliga and they will be desperate to end this run before the end of the campaign.
  • In an even contest, Freiburg took the lead just after the hour but Vedad Ibisevic levelled from the spot to give Hertha hope of putting two disappointing results behind them although it was not to be as the hosts bagged a second to claim the win in the final 20 minutes.
  • This recent run of form has coincided with Matheus Cunha suffering from a concussion and he is once again doubtful for this contest and if he is unable to prove his fitness, he will remain on what is a long injury list.

BAYER LEVERKUSEN

  • Bayer Leverkusen responded to their poor showing on the road at Schalke 04 by picking up a valuable three points at home to Koln in midweek as they kept their top four fate in their own hands.
  • Sven Bender settled any Leverkusen nerves with an early strike before Kai Havertz doubled the lead before the break and they did well to not cave in when Koln pulled one back just before the hour as Moussa Diaby struck a third to seal the win in the final 10 minutes.
  • Lucas Alario will offer Leverkusen another option in this contest as he returns from suspension but Lars Bender and Karim Bellarabi will once again be absent with foot and thigh injuries respectively.

THE PREDICTION

Hertha’s strong start to life under Bruno Labaddia looks like a thing of the past after they suffered a third straight loss in midweek. Their significant injury toll has caused them problems and they seem unable to cope without the loss of some key players. They now face another tough test as they host a Bayer Leverkusen side chasing a spot in the Champions League. They arrive off the back of notching three goals during the week and with Leverkusen needing to win to keep their fate in their own hands, they should be focused with the task in hand here and claim the three points.

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