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Bundesliga roundup: Schalke sink Leverkusen, Bremen triumph in Nordderby

Bayer Leverkusen 0-2 Schalke(Burgstaller 11′, Bentaleb pen 89′) Schalke produced a fine display in Leverkusen to return to second in the Bundesliga. Guido Burgstaller’s fine strike gave the visitors an early lead before Dominik Kohr was shown his second yellow card to leave Leverkusen a goal and a man down before the break. Leverkusen stayed in the game but eventually conceded a ...

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Best of Bundesliga: Dortmund's troubles continue, Bayer Leverkusen stay second

Good week for: Schalke & Naldo, Leverkusen & Bailey, Frankfurt & Kovac, Serge Gnabry Bad week for: Borussia Dortmund, Hannes Wolf, Julian Nagelsmann Talking points: Hannes Wolf sacked – VfB Stuttgart coach Hannes Wolf became the Bundesliga’s seventh’s managerial casualty of the season when he was relieved of his duties following the Swabians’ 0-2 defeat to Schalke. The result left VfB only three points ...

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Best of Bundesliga: Leverkusen on a roll, Cologne's new 'striker' Klünter

Good week for: Leverkusen, One-goal victories, Salomon Kalou, Freiburg Bad week for: Leipzig, the title race, Max Kruse, Stuttgart Best bits — There hasn’t been much separating teams from their opponents during this midweek set of fixtures. Six of the nine games were decided by one goal, and four of those six contests were 1-0 results. Freiburg and Leverkusen scored ...

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Bundesliga: Leon Bailey provides the difference for Bayer Leverkusen again

Not for the first time this season, 20-year-old Leon Bailey proved the difference for Bayer Leverkusen. In the season where he has become a regular starter, pushing club favorite Karim Bellarabi to the bench, Bailey’s attacking guile has been a major part of the club’s climb up the table. Against a defensively solid Stuttgart team that hadn’t lost at home ...

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Bundesliga Live: Borussia Dortmund in Leverkusen

5′ – Neat passing eventually leads to Nuri Sahin playing in Christian Pulisic out wide left, but he takes a touch too many and the ball goes out for a goal kick. Dortmund have been sensible with the ball and compact without it early on. Kevin Volland sneaks in behind the BVB defense, but he’s offside. 1′ – Borussia Dortmund get us started ...

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Confident Bayer Leverkusen show their potential

“We have the potential to be where they are,” said Bayer Leverkusen defender Jonathan Tah of second-placed RB Leipzig ahead of the meeting between the two sides on Matchday 12. It is certainly a bold statement. The Red Bull franchise club are the Bundesliga’s latest Champions League representatives – a status Leverkusen have long claimed for themselves. And rightly so after ...

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Bundesliga: Leon Bailey rescues Leverkusen after Leon Goretzka's stunner for Schalke

Schalke 1 – 1 Bayer Leverkusen (Goretzka 34′- Bailey 61′) European hopefuls Schalke and Leverkusen battled out a 1-1 draw at the Veltins Arena on Friday night, in a result which doesn’t help either side in their bid to find a consistent winning formula. A drab opening 20 minutes saw Leverkusen dominate possession but both teams lacked any penetration in ...

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Bundesliga Live: Schalke vs. Bayer Leverkusen

Schalke 1 – 1 Bayer Leverkusen (Goretzka 34′- Bailey 61′) European hopefuls Schalke and Leverkusen battled out a 1-1 draw at the Veltins Arena on Friday night, in a result which doesn’t help either side in their bid to find consistency. A drab opening 20 minutes saw Leverkusen dominate possession but both teams lacked any penetration in the final third. ...

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