In this week 9 match on the 24th of October, Köln hosts Bayer Leverkusen in a clash of the Bundesliga. In Köln’s last match they recorded a 3-1 win against Greuther Fürth. Meyerhofer scored the first goal for Greuther Fürth in the 7th minute, but Sebastian Andersson got the equalizer for Köln in the 50th minute But fortunately they were able to complete the comaback in the 55th minute on a goal by Ellyes Skhiri. Köln is looking for direction having 3 win and 1 losses in their last 10 matches, while in Bayer Leverkusen’s last match they recorded a 4-0 shutout win against Arminia Bielefeld. Moussa Diaby scored the first goal for Bayer Leverkusen in the 18th minute, then Patrik Schick added another in the 24th minute At the end of 90 a dissapointed Arminia Bielefeld couldn’t manage to score, and Bayer Leverkusen took the shutout win. With 19 points in their last 10 matches Bayer Leverkusen should be reasonably happy with their performance.
These two teams have not yet played each other this season. Last season Bayer Leverkusen won the head to head battle with 2 wins.
Florian Wirtz has been on a hot streak lately. In the last 5 games, the midfielder has scored four goals for Bayer Leverkusen. Köln’s top weapon lately has been Ellyes Skhiri, who has 3 goals in the last 5 matches
Jannes Horn is unavailable to play for Steffen Baumgart’s team, while Bayer Leverkusen will be without Edmond Tapsoba, Julian Baumgartlinger and Niklas Lomb.