Bayer Leverkusen vs USG

Free Bets & Betting Offers + Predictions – Leverkusen vs Union Saint-Gilloise Europa League

Leverkusen, who are sixth in the Bundesliga, face top of their group USG in a thrilling Europa League matchup. Read on to see our top betting tips and analysis for the match. 

Leverkusen vs Union Saint Gilloise Stats & Facts 

  • This will be the very first time that these two teams have ever faced each other in any European competition.
  • The current record for Bayer Leverkusen versus Belgian teams stands at 0–2–1 (D2 LI), and the team has failed to score in both of their last two contests against Belgian teams.
  • Union Saint-Gilloise have played six games against German teams in Europe to date, but Leverkusen will only be their third German opponent\s— they faced Leipzig Xl twice in the 1958-60 Fairs Cup, before facing Union Berlin four times in the UEFA Europa League this season, eliminating them in the last round.
  • Bayer Leverkusen have won three straight matches in Europe, and could win four in a row for the first time since December 2020. In addition to this, they will be attempting to retain a clean sheet in all three of their European matches in a row for the first time since November of 2012. (four games).
  • This year in the UEFA Europa League, Union Saint-Gilloise has not yet suffered a defeat when playing away from their stadium (W3 DI). They, along with Manchester United (W4 DI), are the only teams that competed in this season’s group stages that have not yet suffered a defeat when competing away from their own stadium in the competition so far this year.
  • Moussa Diaby leads all Bayer Leverkusen players with five goal involvements this season thanks to his four goals and one assist in European competition. His tally is the best of any player for Bayer Leverkusen.

Bayer Leverkusen and Union Saint Gilloise Squadlists 

Here are the player available to Xavi Alonso and Karel Geraerts have at their disposal for this Europa League matchup. 

Bayer Leverkusen

Squad: Lukas Hradecky, Patrick Pentz, Andrey Lunev, Niklas Lomb, Edmond Tapsoba, Piero Hincapié, Jonathan Tah, Odilon Kossounou, Mitchel Bakker, Daley Sinkgraven, Jeremie Frimpong, Timothy Fosu-Meru, Robert Andrich, Noah Mbamba, Ayman Azhil, Joshua Eze, Exequiel Palacios, Kerem Demirbay, Nadiem Amiri, Florian Wirtz, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Moussa Diaby, Amine Adli, Karim Bellarabi, Patrik Schick, Adam Hlozek, Sardar Azmoun.

Out/Injured: Patrik Schick, Daley Sinkgraven 

Union Saint Gilloise 

Squad: Anthony Moris, Lucas Pirard, Joachim Imbrechts, Siebe Van Der Heyden, Ismail Kandouss, Christian Burgess, Koki Machida, Ross Sykes, Viktor Boone, Arnaud Dony, Bart Nieuwkoop, Guillaume Frangois, Oussama El Azzouzi, Teddy Teuma, Lazare Amani, Senne Lynen, Cameron Puertas, Loic Lapoussin, Simon Adingra, Casper Terho, Victor Boniface, Yorbe Vertessen, Gustaf Nilsson, Dennis Eckert Ayensa

Out/Injured: N/A 

Recent Form 

Bayer Leverkusen 

  • Currently 6th in the Bundesliga 
  • Won 5/5 last league games
  • Also won 5/5 overall games including a 2-1 win against Bayern. 
  • G/D of 10 in the league. 

Last 5 Overall Matches:

  • 3-1 vs Eintracht Frankfurt 
  • 3-0 vs Schalke 
  • 2-1 vs Bayern 
  • 2-0 vs Ferencvaros 
  • 4-1 vs Hertha  

Union Saint Gilloise 

  • Currently 2nd in Belgian First League.
  • Won 4/5 last league games (D1).
  • G/D of 26 in the league.

Last 5 Overall Matches: 

  • 1-1 vs Gent 
  • 2-1 vs STVV
  • 2-1 vs Mechelen 
  • 3-0 vs Union Berlin 
  • 2-1 vs Genk 

There are no head-to-head statistics for these two clubs because they’ve never faced one another in any European Competition. Leverkusen beating Bayern 2-1 is an impressive feat and it shows that the German club is in form; it’s never a coincidence to beat top of the league 2-1. 

BTTS Market 

Going purely off of statistics, USG has seen both sides score in 6/7 of it’s past  matches. The club has also gone seven games without a loss and three without a clean sheet. For me this sets the stage for both sides to hit the back of the net. 

BTTS Verdict: Yes 

Over/Under Market 

Leverkusen has seen four of five games end with over 2.5 goals while Union Saint Gilloise does one better and has seen over 2.5 goals in 6/7 of it’s last games. I’d say that this bet is a good one to put onto your accumulator and see your winnings increase. 

Over/Under Verdict: Over 2.5

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