Match: Bayer Leverkusen – CSKA Moscow Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips
Date: Wednesday, 14 September, 2016
Bayer Leverkusen hosts CSKA Moscow in a match from the first round of group “E” of the Champions League.
Bayer Leverkusen is hoping for a good performance in the Champions League this season. They fell into the group that can qualify for the 1/8-finals. Germans have something to prove after no win in their last 5 games in the Champions League.
CSKA lost their last 3 matches in the Champions League, but in Russia, the season started beautifully with 4 wins and 2 draws in 6 rounds to date. 5 of those matches were visiting, so the task here would not be foreign to Russians. Moreover, the team has almost no problems with injuries. Only Alex County has a problem and will not play.
The problems for Roger Schmidt are more as Karim Belarabi, Stefan Kießling, Kevin Volland and Vladlen Yurchenko were injured. Leverkusen but has enough depth to minimize the effects of the loss of key players. Due to this fact and household audience Germans are defined as favorites in the clash.