Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez has scored twice in as many games for Bayer 04 Leverkusen in 2016. - © © gettyimages / Sascha Steinbach/Bongarts
Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez has scored twice in as many games for Bayer 04 Leverkusen in 2016. - © © gettyimages / Sascha Steinbach/Bongarts
Bundesliga

Spotlight on star strikers ahead of Leverkusen vs Bayern

What happens when an unstoppable force hits an impenetrable wall? We are about to find out this coming Saturday, when Bayer 04 Leverkusen play host to league leaders FC Bayern München (kick off 18:30CET/17:30GMT).

Read: Leverkusen vs FC Bayern preview

The latest encounter between Die Werkself and the record titleholders is set to be an explosive one, not least because of the impending face-off between two of the sharpest shooters in world football: Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez and Robert Lewandowski. With 32 goals between them, the two marksmen will go on the prowl at opposite ends of the same field this weekend in Matchday 20’s standout fixture.

'Irreplaceable'

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