a major setback for Bayer Leverkusen, the victory of hope for Werder Bremen: Cited by Loew-newcomer Maximilian Eggestein stopped the Hanseatic League through the non-3:1 (2:0)-success in the Rhineland on Sunday the Upward Trend of the Leverkusen and must now increasingly hopes for a European Cup participation. Bayer remains after the 26. Round of the football League, the Sixth and missed it after the impressive comeback of the last few weeks, two of the counter to a Champions League place and come closer. In the year 2019 is still undefeated and Bremer have in Eighth, meanwhile, is just three points behind Leverkusen.
captain Max Kruse with his seventh goal of the season after being played for the first time by national coach Joachim Löw in the national team appointed Eggestein (13.) and Milot Rashica on submission of Kruse (37.) shot before the break, the hits for the very Mature and clever game guests. According to the port gate through a free kick by Leon Bailey (75 values.) Kruse provided the final score (90.+5) - Eggestein had opened the lock with a ball conquest.
Bayer was able to rely on captain Lars Bender. For twin brother Sven was missing because of a concussion. National player Kai Havertz was in for stomach problems, first only on the bench. Bremen had to do without veteran Claudio Pizarro (muscle injury). In defence, Bayern-loan Marco Friedl came on as a substitute for the locked Milos Veljkovic for the third start this season. The first in the first leg (2:6) was replaced by the Austrians to break. This time, the 21-Year-old did his job well.
Werder acts after the hit controlled
Despite all of these personnel castlings the game was as entertaining as it had a lot of hopes. Both Teams were looking for is always the way forward. Were rewarded first, by the Bremer: Johannes Eggestein headed the Ball elegantly to brother Maximilian, the operated pattern valid Kruse and struck from an acute angle with the left.
The match took the game, but first, a little momentum. Werder was a controlled, Bayer was quite a while from the concept. After a half hour, the hosts shook off the shock and came to two major opportunities. Bailey had a great Chance for the equaliser, but Friedel parried the Ball over the goal (32.), Kevin Volland to head just next to it (35.). Single-minded Werder continued: Rashica capped a see counter values for 0:2.
Eurosport expert Matthias Sammer enthused to break from a "excellent game: Leverkusen have not disappointed. But the gates of Bremen are world-class.“ Bayer coach Peter Bosz saw the thing clearly critical. He brought to the break, Paulinho for Karim Bellarabi and the weakened Havertz, apparently, earlier than planned for Charles Aranguiz. Nine minutes later, Havertz was also supposedly to 1:2, he had played the Ball before with the Hand.More about
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Now wants to it was an open slugfest: Sahin missed with a spectacular battens-free kick 0:3 (59.), on the opposite side of Jiri held Pavlenka strongly against Bender (64.). Bailey, Leverkusen's Best, made with the 1:2 for a hot final phase, in the Leverkusen vehemently expressed and Bremen passionately defended before Kruse in injury time with his second goal everything is clear. (dpa)