Borussia M’gladbach – Bayer Leverkusen
Borussia M’gladbach and Bayer Leverkusen both restarted with wins their season after the COVID-19 pandemic break. M’gladbach showed a great effiency against Eintracht Frankfurt, while Bayer Leverkusen were merciless during the visit to Werder Bremen at the Weserstadion. That’s why we expect this clash between them on Saturday to be exciting.
For Borussia M’gladbach their visit to the Commerzbank-Arena couldn’t have ended in a better way. Marco Rose’s team started the game in the best way possible, scoring twice in the first seven minutes. French striker Alassane Plea opened the score, while Marcus Thuram doubled the visitors’ lead after an assist from Rami Bensebaini. In the 73th minute Bensebaini scored himself from a penalty kick and decided everything.
This way Borussia M’gladbach recorded their 16th win for the season and overtook RB Leipzig at the third place. This way M’gladbach continue their march towards another participation in the Champions League for the next season. At the same time the club is just 6 points behind the leader Bayern Munich, so chasing the title is still not impossible as well.
Bayer Leverkusen did something similar on Monday, showing their master class. Peter Bosz’ team visited struggling Werder Bremen at the Weserstadion and went home with a spectacular 4-1 win. One of the club’s biggest stars Kai Havertz scored twice, while Demirbay and Weiser also put the ball in the net.
This win helped Bayer Leverkusen to get just behind the 4th RB Leipzig at the 5th place. At this moment Leverkusen are just one point behind the Red Bulls, so they continue their fight for a Champions League qualification.
We can make the conclusion that this is a very important game in the race for Top 4 and Champions League qualification. Both Borussia M’gladbach and Bayer Leverkusen are aiming to finish the season in the Top 4, so that’s why we will follow this fixture with great interest.