Bayer Leverkusen collapses at home against Cologne
LEVERKUSEN (GERMANY) – Six days before the semi-final first leg Europa League with Roma, Bayer Leverkusen collapsed at home, losing the unbeaten run since February 19 and showing signs of fatigue and nervousness. The Cologne imposes itself on you very tight derby and accompanied by numerous controversies. The evening before, those responsible had sharply criticized the decision to bring the game scheduled for Sunday forward by two days in order to give Leverkusen more peace of mind with a view to the game against Roma.
Bayer Leverkusen-Cologne, game report and statistics
Leverkusen knocked out and nervous
At the beginning of the second half, the visiting fans protested by throwing tennis balls onto the field and forcing the referee to stop the game. The hosts went under immediately (Selke goal in the 11th minute)attached to Adli at 28′, but they conceded the 2:1 (in a well-placed defence) seven minutes later thanks to a new starting position Selke. In the second half there were tough arguments and numerous brawls. Nervous on the bench, Xabi Alonso’s men failed to unhinge the opposition’s defense and risked a third goal in the final.
Schalke beat Mainz in added time
In the second advance of the thirty-first day of the championship, lo Schalke 04 prevails 3-2 away on the field of Mainz. Nice, fun and emotional game: the visitors took the lead twice (first with Bulter and then with Krauss) but the hosts followed suit (goals from Barreiro and Martin). The game was decided by a penalty converted by Bulter (in full injury time).
Mainz-Schalke o4, game report and statistics
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