Bayern Steps Up Title Chase At Leverkusen


Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich
Title dreams and European schemes will be in the balance in Bundesliga Matchday 30 and no more so when league leaders FC Bayern Munich head to UEFA Champions League hopefuls Bayer 04 Leverkusen on Saturday to form the headline act of the round.

Bayern’s Klassiker win over Borussia Dortmund gave the reigning champions a handy seven-point lead at the top of the table and was a major step towards an eighth successive Meisterschale.
Their destruction of struggling Fortuna Düsseldorf last weekend was another as Robert Lewandowski eased onto 29 goals from just 27 top-flight matches this season; the potent Pole will need to be at his clinical best again with victory at the BayArena far from a foregone conclusion.

Leverkusen got the upper hand against SC Freiburg last weekend thanks to Kai Havertz’s record-breaking 35th Bundesliga goal — the prodigy is the first to reach the milestone before his 21st birthday.

With the race for a place in…

Source: Complete Sports