Leverkusen vs Stuttgart Preview – 1. Bundesliga 2017/18

Ofelia Crooks is one of Fluentsport's Premiera Division experts covering most of the upcoming fixtures in the year.

Leverkusen face Stuttgart in this 1. Bundesliga 2017/18 clash.

When is the match, and kick off time?

The match is on Saturday 28th April 2018, and kicks off at 5:30pm UK time.


It would be wise for Leverkusen to play intricately and avoid taking too many shooting chances at range, as Stuttgart have an excellent record of defending those chances. Stuttgart will need to be defensively alert, as Leverkusen will continue their tactical usage of attacking through balls. Leverkusen should be able to pick up some extra possession as they have performed better than Stuttgart in the air. Stuttgart may be able to get some extra possession in this game with their ability to dispossess opponents. With such huge stars in the side, Leverkusen should be able to finish chances if they can create them.

Leverkusen Vs Stuttgart Prediction

Leverkusen are the better of the two teams, and will be looking to dominate the game. This should result in a win for Leverkusen. Stuttgart will be looking to cause an upset, but they have a mountain to climb to do so. A bet of £10 would return £14.85 for a home win, £52.00 for a draw, and £83.00 for an away win.

This match is set to be a goal-fest and will be very entertaining to watch. Our prediction for this match is: Leverkusen 3-0 Stuttgart.


Leverkusen Stuttgart
Forwards Leon Bailey, Julian Brandt, Lucas Alario, Kevin Volland, Karim Bellarabi, Joel Pohjanpalo, Stefan Kießling. Mario Gómez, Chadrac Akolo, Carlos Mané, Anastasios Donis, Takuma Asano, Daniel Ginczek, Jacob Bruun Larsen.
Midfielders / Wingers Kai Havertz, Lars Bender, Charles Aránguiz, Dominik Kohr, Julian Baumgartlinger, Vladlen Yurchenko, Marlon Frey. Santiago Ascacíbar, Erik Thommy, Berkay Özcan, Christian Gentner, Orel Mangala, Dzenis Burnic, Nicolas Sessa.
Defenders Jonathan Tah, Panagiotis Retsos, Wendell, Sven Bender, Benjamin Henrichs, Tin Jedvaj. Benjamin Pavard, Timo Baumgartl, Emiliano Insúa, Holger Badstuber, Andreas Beck, Marcin Kaminski, Dennis Aogo, Matthias Zimmermann.
Goalkeepers Bernd Leno, Ramazan Özcan, Niklas Lomb. Ron-Robert Zieler, Alexander Meyer, Jens Grahl.