Bayer Leverkusen hosts the newcomers Paderborn in a game from the first round of the Bundesliga
Bayer Leverkusen hosts the newcomers Paderborn in a game from the first round of the Bundesliga. Allow us to take a look at this clash at the BayArena in our best soccer predictions for free.
Last season Leverkusen finished 4th in the Bundesliga, achieving their big goal to qualify for the Champions League. Of course, now their goal will be the same – to finish among the first four teams in the standings. The competition is always high, but Leverkusen has enough quality to do it.
Peter Bosz’ team started the new season with a win. Leverkusen visited Alemannia Aachen in a match from the first round of the DFB Pokal, winning with in a pretty convincing way with 4-1. Alemannia’s Peter Hackenberg scored himself an own goal, while Kevin Volland, Leon Bailey and Kai Havertz scored for the visitors. Stipe Batarilo scored Alemannia Aachen’s only goal in the match.
Paderborn on the other hand are newcomers in the Bundesliga, after winning promotion for the elite division. They also qualified for the next round of the DFB Pokal after a 3-3 draw with Rodinghausen and penalty kicks. Uwe Hunemeier, Christopher Antwi-Adjej and Streli Mamba scored for the visitors, but Paderborn needed penalties in order to eliminate their opponent.
Right now Paderborn are being managed by the 47-years old Steffen Baumgart. During the summer the club made some signings for the new season. The Bosnian midfielder Rifet Kapic was signed from Grasshoppers, while the defender Luca Kilian, the striker Streli Mumba, the winger Marcel Hilsner and the midfielder Cauly were all signed as free agents.
These are our best soccer predictions free for the Bundesliga clash between Bayer Leverkusen and Paderborn on Saturday. It will be really surprising if Leverkusen don’t start with a win the new campaign. Especially at home, they shall be huge favourites against the newcomers.