Bayer Leverkusen vs Ludogorets Betting Tips
With the guaranteed classification, Bayer Leverkusen defends the leadership of group A of the Europa League edition 2018/2019 this Thursday, November 29 against Ludogorets. The game against the Bulgarians will be played at the Bay Arena in Leverkusen, Germany, as part of the fifth – penultimate round of the qualifying round and will start at 15.55CET.The Germans have the same score as the Swiss in Zurich. However, they take advantage in direct confrontation. Thus, to finish at the top of the standings, they must add in the final rounds the same number of points from the rivals, who will face AEK Larnaca from Cyprus at home at the same time. Cypriots and Bulgarians, with two points, are eliminated.
Playing at home on Friday, November 23, for the German Championship, Bayer Leverkusen defeated Stuttgart, who are in the relegation zone of the tournament, by 2-0. Thus, he reached the mark of 14 points (four victories , two draws and six losses). It’s in the twelfth place.The success broke a sequence of two defeats and allowed Leverkusen to open a five-point advantage over Hannover, sixteenth and first team in the relegation zone.However, the team led by coach Heiko Herrlich has signaled that he may have bigger ambitions in the competition. One of the obstacles to this has been precisely the weak campaign in their domain.When only the results obtained by the 18 Bundesliga teams in their stadiums are counted, Bayer Leverkusen figures as the fourth worst. Of the 18 points he played at Bay Arena, he got seven (two wins, one draw and three losses). This scenario has not been repeated in the Europa League. Leverkusen have won both matches at their home tournament.
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The Ludogorets, who started the dispute with the command of the Brazilian coach Paulo Autori and changed command, only complies table in the tournament. Its focus is the national competitions, where it has real chances of conquest.On Saturday, November 24, as a visitor, he defeated Lokomotiv Plovidv by 1 to 0 in the Parva Liga, the Bulgarian Championship, which leads with 41 points (13 wins, two draws and a loss). They are three more than CSKA Sofia. Has the best attack of the tournament with 34 goals scored.It is also on another battle front. In the Bulgarian Cup, after drawing 2-2 in regular time, eliminated, in the penalty shootouts, Slavia Sofia. He went on to the quarter-finals when he will face CSKA in April next year.Dueling against Bistristsa at home on Dec. 2 and the CSKA away against CSKA, probably at the head of the Bulgarian Championship at home on December 6, Antoni Zdravkov or put his main team to face Leverkusen to avoid the risk of losing athletes.
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Bayer Leverkusen’s 3-2 win in the first round of the current Europa League group stage was the first meeting involving the German team and Ludogorets
Although the first place of the key does not have much meaning, at least it allows the theoretical advantage of avoiding confrontations before stronger rivals in the next step. Thus, there are reasons for Leverkusen to seek the position. Ludogorets, on the other hand, has no reason to use their best team in the days left. In this way, the option for the prognosis in the victory of the Germans in the match of Thursday is even stronger.
Bet Tips: Bayer Leverkusen