Bayer head to Ingolstadt riding crest of a wave

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).


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

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

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.

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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)