Dortmund, Leverkusen Go Head-to-Head on StarTimes


In its usual manner of treating consumers to an awesome football experience, StarTimes subscribers will this weekend continue to enjoy live matches from the Bundesliga season as Bayer 04 Leverkusen slugs it out with Borussia Dortmund at the BayArena by 2:30pm on StarTimes (Channel 254 and 245).

Bayer Leverkusen, currently occupying sixth position on the Bundesliga table with 20 points, will battle it out with fifth placed Dortmund with 21 points to progress on the league table.

Borussia Dortmund’s miserable season hit a new low as they threw away a 4-0 half-time lead to draw 4-4 at home to derby rivals Schalke in their last match. Dortmund, with just one point from their last five Bundesliga games and out of the Champions League, blew away their in-form visitors with four goals in the opening 25 minutes, including three in eight minutes.

Hannover will also host Bayern Munich at the HDI-Arena on the same day. Hannover is currently 10th on the league table with 19 points heading into the clash with the league leaders Bayern Munich with 29 points. Bayern Munich star James Rodriguez is “feeling better” after suffering a suspected concussion following a collision with Tony Jantschke in his side’s 2-1 defeat at Borussia Monchengladbach.

The 26-year-old took a knock to his head after colliding with Jantscke’s shoulder and was withdrawn at half-time as a precaution, with youngster Marco Friedl making his Bundesliga debut as his replacement.

Brands and Marketing Director at StarTimes, Qasim Elegbede, said StarTimes was steadily fulfilling its commitment to deliver a fine mix of sporting cocktail live to its customers and football lovers.

“We have shown and we will continue to demonstrate that our focus is on satisfying our subscribers by bringing to their living rooms live matches from the biggest players and clubs in top European leagues. This upcoming cracker is another opportunity to excite our subscribers,” he said.