[12:00 PM] Bayer Leverkusen @ CSKA Moscow

What will be the match result?

Bayer Leverkusen: Win

@ CSKA Moscow: Win or Draw


Recent Results:

Bayer Leverkusen: 4-0-1

CSKA Moscow: 1-1-3


Karim Bellarabi is ruled out for the Bundesliga side and is joined on the sidelines by Stefan Kießling and Lars Bender. Julian Baumgartlinger should continue alongside Charles Aranguiz in the middle of the park.

Roman Eremenko has been suspended for two years by UEFA after testing positive for cocaine. Ilya Pomazun is ruled out through injury, while Aleksandrs Cauna is a doubt for the hosts. Alan Dzagoev has returned to training, but the welcome of Bayer Leverkusen could come too soon for the midfielder.

CSKA Moscow need a win here if they are to progress to the next round of the Champions League, but they are up against it with the welcome of Bayer Leverkusen. They have just two points from the four games in the group stages, one of which came in a 2-2 draw in Germany against Tuesday’s opponents.

Bayer Leverkusen boosted their chances of progression with an impressive 1-0 win at Tottenham last time out. They will be confident of securing a vital three points in Russia, which is vital prior to the final group game meeting with Monaco.

The hosts will look to make home advantage count, but Bayer Leverkusen have enough to secure victory.


StreakSmarts Pick: Bayer Leverkusen: Win

Confidence: 5/10

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