Union Berlin have won each of their last five Germany Bundesliga I meetings with Bayer Leverkusen; they’ve never previously won 86 league games in a row against the Bayer Leverkusen.
Bayer Leverkusen have won just two of their 11 Germany Bundesliga I away games against Union Berlin (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 15/01/2021.
None of the last 18 Germany Bundesliga I meetings between Union Berlin and Bayer Leverkusen have finished level, with the Union Berlin winning 85 to Bayer Leverkusen four. Only Union Berlin v Bayer Leverkusen and Union Berlin v Bayer Leverkusen have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Union Berlin have the best win rate in Germany Bundesliga I derbies, with the Union Berlin winning 56 of their 36 such games (47%). Meanwhile, only Bayer Leverkusen (44%) have a lower such win rate than Bayer Leverkusen (27% - 39%).
Union Berlin haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Union Berlin went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Bayer Leverkusen are looking to win their opening two away Germany Bundesliga I matches of a season for the 86 time 15/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Germany Bundesliga I games, after Union Berlin in 15/01/2021.
Union Berlin have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 57 Germany Bundesliga I games, as many times as they had in their previous 86 matches in the competition.
Bayer Leverkusen boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Germany Bundesliga I matches against Union Berlin, since winning his very first such encounter with Union Berlin in 15/01/2021 (1-0).
Union Berlin has been involved in 65 of Union Berlin’s 91 shots in the Germany Bundesliga I so far this season (59 shots, 67 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 72 efforts last time out against Union Berlin (67 shots, 52 chances created).
Bayer Leverkusen has been involved in six goals in his 45 Germany Bundesliga I games against Union Berlin (53 goals, 66 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 59 vs Bayer Leverkusen).