Our prediction for this Bundesliga match:
Bayer Leverkusen will look to return to winning ways in Bundesliga when they face Hertha Berlin on Matchday 23. The BayArena outfit have been having their ups and downs of late, with the team beating Hoffenheim, losing to Mainz, while sharing the spoils with Freiburg. Xabi Alonso’s troops are eager to climb to the top half of the table, and they are likely to adopt an attack-minded approach in Sunday’s clash. Piero Hincapie is back from suspension, as well as Amine Adli, while both Charles Aranguiz and Andrey Lunev are sidelined with injuries.
The capital club, on the other hand, did well to beat Augsburg 2-0 in front of home fans, but given their six-game losing run on the road, we believe that there is a big value in betting on Xabi Alonso’s troops. All Marton Dardai, Wilfried Kanga, Chidera Ejuke, and Kelian Nsona miss out with injuries.
Highlighted Player (Patrik Schick):
Patrick Schick is a Czech Republic international who plays for Sampdoria as a striker. Schick was born in Prague on January 24, 1996 and he started his career at the youth team of his home-town club Sparta Prague. The 187-cm-tall attacker, played only four games for the capital club before moving to Bohemians 1905 on loan in 2015.
After ending his loan spell with the Klokani, Patrick Schick moved to Italy, signing a deal with Serie A side Sampdoria for a fee of €4 million. The Czech footballer has been playing for La Samp ever since and you should know that he scored 11 goals in 32 appearances for the club in the 2016/2017 Serie A campaign.
The talented striker, who is very good in the air, scored on his debut for Czech Republic in a 6-0 win over Malta in May 2016. Patrick Schick’s preferred foot is left and his contract with Sampdoria should expire on June 30, 2020.
Highlighted Team (Hertha):
Hertha Berlin is a German football club from the city Berlin which is currently active in the highest German football division the Bundesliga. The club was founded in 1892 and is active in the Bundesliga since 2011//2012. Between 1926 and 1931 Hertha BSC managed to reach 6 times to the final of the Deutsche Meisterschaft which they managed to win 2 times (in 1930 and one year later in 1931).
Hertha Berlin originally played its home games in the Plumpe which got bombed during the WW II. After the bombings Hertha Berlin stated to play their games in the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. The club colors of Hertha Berlin are blue and red and is also known as Die Alte Dame which is the same nickname as Juventus. Next to winning the German national league Hertha Berlin managed to reach to the final in the DFB Pokal in 1977, 1979 and 1993.
Hertha played several times in the UEFA Cup (former Europa League) and qualified for the group stage in the Champions League in the season 1999/2000. Known players that played for Hertha BSC are: Basturk, Deisler, Bobic and Marcelinho.