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Team News: Javier Hernandez starts against BATE with aim of extending scoring streak

Javier Hernandez starts for Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League match against BATE Borisov as he searches for his 11th goal.

Javier Hernandez has been handed a starting spot for Bayer Leverkusen in tonight's Champions League match against BATE Borisov as he searches for his 11th goal of the season.

The Mexico international has found the back of the net in his last seven matches for the German side, and will aim to continue that streak as the team aim for second spot in Group A with a win this evening.

Karim Bellarabi, Hakan Calhanoglu and Admir Mehmedi will provide attacking threat behind the former Manchester United striker, while Christoph Kramer and Kevin Kampl will hold the midfield.

Meanwhile, the hosts will line up with Alexander Hleb, Mikhail Gordeichuk and Dmitry Mozolevski as an attacking trio.

BATE Borisov: Chernik; Milunovic, Zhavnerchik, Polyakov, Mladenovic; Yablonski, A.Volodko, Rios; Hleb, Gordeichuk, Mozolevski
Subs: Soroko, Dubra, Karnitski, Aleksievich, Nikolic, M. Volodko, A. Jevtic

Bayer Leverkusen: Leno; Donati, Ramalho, Tah, Wendell; Kampl, Kramer; Bellarabi, Calhanoglu, Mehmedi; Hernandez
Subs: Yelldell, Kresic, Boenisch, Brandt, Yurchenko, Frey, Ryu

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