After a resounding 5-0 win on Matchday 16, Bayer 04 Leverkusen will look to end 2015 on a similar high when they travel to FC Ingolstadt 04 on Saturday (kick-off 15:30CET/14:30GMT).


These two teams have never played each other in the Bundesliga.

Click here for highlights of Leverkusen's 5-0 win over Gladbach last time out

Top facts

  • Ingolstadt have won only one of their last eight games in the Bundesliga.
  • Leverkusen's Hakan Calhanoglu and Ingolstadt's Pascal Groß lived together during their time at Karlsruher SC.
  • Groß has set up more shots on goal (57) than any other player in the league.
  • Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez has scored nine goals in his last seven league games and 18 in his last 21 in all competitions.
  • Leverkusen's 5-0 win over Borussia Mönchengladbach on Matchday 16 was the club's biggest victory under Roger Schmidt.
  • Bayer reached the last eight of the DFB Cup with in midweek after a 3-1 win at SpVgg Unterhaching.

Click here for our dedicated site on Chicharito.

Possible line-ups

Ingolstadt: Özcan - Levels, Matip (c), Bregerie, Bauer - Roger - Groß, Cohen, Lex, Leckie - Hinterseer

Absentees: Engel (foot), Suttner (ligament)

Leverkusen: Leno - Donati, Toprak (c), Tah, Wendell - Bellarabi, Kramer, Kampl, Calhanoglu - Kießling, Hernandez

Absentees: Bender (ankle), Hilbert (thigh), Jedvaj (tendon), Aranguiz (Achilles), Boenisch (suspended)