Hradecky & Co. That left the win against Bremen late in the game

Leverkusen dropped their first residence win against Bremen in the finish: Werkself drew solely after a mistake by keeper Hradecky, and Demirbe’s dream objective got here to nothing.

Bremen 1-1: Milos Veljkovic (third from left) fires the ball via the legs of Lukas Hradecki into the objective.
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Leverkusen coach Gerardo Cioa made only one change from the 2-0 win over Atletico Madrid: Frimpong changed Hlozek (bench). Bremen coach Ole Werner relied on Groove after a 1-0 draw against Augsburg, Werder’s first game of the season with out an personal objective. The stage turned to benches.

Things received off to a energetic begin in Leverkusen, with each groups creating probabilities instantly: Schick (2′) hit simply into the aspect netting and was denied by Pavlenka (8′), who, like Hredecki, cleared Groove (9′). Both fists in direct return. After that, it was primarily between the penalty areas that issues received all the way down to enterprise, with each urgent groups usually missing precision in the closing third. Bremen have been usually challenged on the defensive and all the time discovered a foot in the center.

Frimpong misses an enormous likelihood to take the lead

Workself’s stress elevated after half an hour: Andrich hit the bar with a primary header (35′), moments later a transparent Frimpong missed the hosts’ XXL likelihood when he shot large from shut vary (38′). Both keepers needed to intervene once more earlier than the half-time whistle: Hradecky parried Fulcrug (41′) and Pavlenka Diaby (42′), however each photographs went too central, as is usually the case.

The image remained the identical in the second half. Bayer discovered gaps that Werder hardly ever allowed. Ironically, CoN’s workforce took benefit of a brief therapy break for former Leverkusener Weiser: in a lull in the game, Frimpong and Kosonou have been in a position to hyperlink up on the proper – and Demirbey’s fantastic flick made it 1-0 (57th). . Fulcrug missed an opportunity to answer along with his head (sixtieth).

Werder then tried extra, however in the finish the guests have been unfortunate. On the different hand, Joker compelled Hlozek Pavlenka to avoid wasting (71st).

Veljkovic equalizes late on – Azmon additionally heads the crossbar for Leverkusen

Hradecky additionally confirmed this after Füllkrug’s header. However, the Finnish keeper punched the ball straight in entrance of Veljkovic’s toes, who poked the ball into the objective from shut vary (82′). Leverkusen misplaced their reward and Werkself have been largely superior in a blended second half. Unfortunately, Azmon nonetheless nodded in the direction of the bar (88th) and to make issues worse, went down with Jag, each requiring prolonged therapy on the head.

In a complete of eight minutes of added time, Burke shot simply large (90+6), earlier than ending shortly after. After three residence defeats, Leverkusen initially received a degree at residence, Bremen stay unbeaten (1/3/0).

Targets and playing cards

1:0Demirbay (57′)

1:1Veljkovic (82′)

Bayer 04 Leverkusen

Leverkusen

Werder Bremen

Bremen

The referee workforce

Game data

Stadium Bayerena
Spectators 30.210 (bought out)

Bayern open the subsequent matchday after the worldwide break with a go to to FC Bayern (Friday, 8:30 pm), whereas Bremen welcome guests to Gladbach on Saturday (6:30 pm).

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