Bayer Leverkusen earned a 4-1 victory against Werder Bremen in Weser-Stadion in their comeback match of Bundesliga 2019-20 season after Coronavirus outbreak suspended the German top flying league for nine weeks..
Werder had every opportunity to make a come back till first hour of the match, but Leverkusen ensured a comeback win by keeping constant pressure on Bremen defence. They have 61% of ball-possession and 6 attempts on target, against Bremen’s 1 attempt on target.
Bayer Leverkusen vs Werder Bremen – Goals
Kai Havertz scored two goals in quick succession (28′ and 33′) to set the tone of the match for the Bayer Leverkusen and become the youngest player in Bundesliga history to score 30 goals. Both the Havertz goal came from header in a similar fashion, the first one from a Diaby cross, and the second one from a Demirbay corner. In between, Gebre Selassie levelled the score from set piece for a brief period.
Mitchell Weiser (at 61′)and Kerem Demirbay (at 78′) scored late to ensure full points for Bayer Leverkusen.
With the win visitors are back in the race of Champions league, as they stand fifth in the league table, just one point behind RB Leipzig. They will be playing Borussia Mönchengladbach coming Saturday. Gladbach is now at third spot in the table, and a win could see Leverkusen to exchange the position with Gladbach.
Bayer Leverkusen – Playing Eleven
1-Hrádecky, 23-Weiser, 12-Tapsoba, 5-Bender Booked at 44′, 22-Sinkgraven, 20Aránguiz (Sampaio Filhoat 85′), 10Demirbay, 27Wirtz(Bellarabiat 61′), 11Amiri(Baumgartlingerat 71′), 19Diaby(Baileyat 62′), 29-Havertz(Alarioat 85′)
Bayer Leverkusen – Substitutes
4-Tah, 6-Dragovic, 7-Sampaio Filho, 9-Bailey, 13-Alario, 15-Baumgartlinger, 25-Palacios, 28-Özcan, 38-Bellarabi
Werder Bremen – Playing Eleven
1-Pavlenka, 23-Gebre Selassie, 13-Veljkovic, 18-Moisander Booked 54′, 32Friedl Booked 75′ 35-Eggestein, 3-VogtSubstituted (Osakoat 85′), 44-Bargfrede (Eggesteinat 54′), 10-Bittencourt (Sargentat 71′), 9-SelkeSubstituted (Woltemadeat 71′), 7-Rashica (Bartelsat 85′)
Werder Bremen – Substitutes
4Lang, 8-Osako, 15-Langkamp, 17-Sahin, 19-Sargent, 22-Bartels, 24-Eggestein, 27-Kapino, 41-Woltemade