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Saarbrucken vs Bayer Leverkusen Preview & Betting Tips - Can Saarbrucken survive in the German Cup?

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Saarbrucken vs Bayer Leverkusen Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


Saarbrucken host Bayer Leverkusen in the German Cup semifinal on Tuesday. The fourth division club have had a fairy tale run in the competition, but it’s likely to be a long and tough match at Hermann-Neuberger-Stadion.

Saarbrucken Form


Saarbrucken were having a great season before the break. Lukas Kwasniok’s side sit six points clear at the top of the Regionalliga Südwest, the fourth division in German football.

They have had a great run to the German Cup semifinals, playing all four matches at home. They beat Jahn Regensburg and Koln 3-2 before a penalty shootout victory against Karlsruher.

Saarbrucken got past Fortuna Dusseldorf in another penalty shootout after conceding a 90th minute equaliser. Their last competitive match was a 1-0 defeat at Astoria Walldorf in the Regionalliga back on 3 March.

Saarbrucken News


Saarbrucken have played all their four German Cup matches at home this season. They have got past two Bundesliga clubs and two clubs from the 2 Bundesliga.

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Bayer Leverkusen Form


Bayer Leverkusen returned to action with a 4-1 win at Werder Bremen and 3-1 win at Borussia Monchengladbach. The Werkself then fell to a disappointing 4-1 home defeat against Wolfsburg.

Peter Bosz’s side won 1-0 in Freiburg before a 4-2 home loss against Bayern Munich. Lucas Alario opened the scoring but Leverkusen were 4-1 down when Florian Wirtz scored a late consolation.

Bayer Leverkusen News


Versatile defender Lars Bender is out with a foot injury but centre back Jonathan Tah could return to the starting side after suffering from a bad back. 

Forward Kevin Volland made an early return from injury off the bench against Bayern Munich.

Star player Kai Havertz was unavailable against Bayern Munich and might not be risked here.

Saarbrucken vs Bayer Leverkusen Head to Head


These clubs have met in the Bundesliga in the 1985-86 and 1992-93 seasons. Saarbrucken have a 2-1 advantage with one draw.

Saarbrucken vs Bayer Leverkusen Odds


Bayer Leverkusen are 1.14 favourites at betfair with Saarbrucken priced at 17.00. A draw can be backed at 9.50.

Saarbrucken vs Bayer Leverkusen Match Up


Saarbrucken have played at home in all four of their German Cup matches this season. They have beaten two clubs in the Bundesliga and two clubs from the Bundesliga 2.

Having not played a competitive match for three months is a big disadvantage however. Bayer Leverkusen have a deep and talented squad and should easily have more than 70% possession here.

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Bayer Leverkusen couldn't stop Bayern Munich on Saturday but can bounce back in Saarbrucken (Getty Images)

Saarbrucken vs Bayer Leverkusen Stats


  • Saarbrucken have seen over 2.5 goals in 4 of their last 5 home matches (Regionalliga).
  • Saarbrucken have seen over 4.5 goals in 2 of their last 4 home matches (German Cup).
  • Bayer Leverkusen have won 6 of their last 7 away matches (all competitions).
  • Bayer Leverkusen have won by 2+ goals in 3 of their last 4 away matches (all competitions).
  • Bayer Leverkusen have seen over 3.5 goals in 7 of their last 8 matches (all competitions).

Saarbrucken vs Bayer Leverkusen FAQ

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Where is Saarbrucken vs Bayer Leverkusen being played?

Saarbrucken vs Bayer Leverkusen is being played at Hermann-Neuberger-Stadion in Saarbrucken, Germany.

When is Saarbrucken vs Bayer Leverkusen being played?

Saarbrucken vs Bayer Leverkusen is being played at 19:45 BST on Tuesday 9 June 2020.

Verdict

Bayer Leverkusen have done their best work on the road in recent weeks. Saarbrucken haven’t played a competitive match since March and could find it tough here.

Best Bet: Leverkusen & Over 3.5 Win & Total Goals @1.86 at bet365 - 3 Units
Value Bet: Bayer Leverkusen -2 Handicap @2.00 at bet365 - 2 Units
Correct Score Tip: Bayer Leverkusen 4-1 Correct Score @13.00 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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