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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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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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Bayern Munich beat valiant Leverkusen in Bundesliga opener

Bayern Munich 3-1 Bayer Leverkusen(Süle 9′, Tolisso 19′, Lewandowski 52′ pen — Mehmedi 65′)Allianz Arena, Munich Bayern Munich did the business in the first half, with Leverkusen center back Jonathan Tah saying his team “fell asleep” before the break.  Two players making their Bundesliga debuts, Niklas Süle and Corentin Tolisso, picked up goals for the Bavarians. After the break, the ...

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Leverkusen and Gladbach labor to late victories as Dresden edge Koblenz thriller

Koblenz 2 – 3 Dynamo Dresden (Bozic 6′ Popovitz 80′ – Berko 11′, Heise 49′,  Aosman 84′) The first game of this year’s DFB Pokal was a thriller between fourth tier Koblenz and Dynamo Dresden. The home side, who were forced to play the tie 30 kilometers (267 miles) to the east in Zwickau due to stadium renovations, took a shock early ...

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