- Category: Bundesliga
Two teams who have thus far failed to fully live up to pre-season expectations get Bundesliga Matchday 15 under way on Friday evening, as Bayer Leverkusen play versus 1899 Hoffenheim.
Bayer go into the game sixth in the table on 22 points, three places and four points ahead of the visitors. It has been a far from disastrous start to Robin Dutt's first season at the helm, but the coach is keen for his charges to " take the improvements we've shown in all departments lately out onto the pitch" against Hoffenheim.
Goalkeeper Bernd Leno, whose loan move from VfB Stuttgart became both permanent and long-term on Wednesday, noted that, "Winning our final three league games and our Champions League group as well would be a fine way to end the