(CTN News) – The BayArena in Leverkusen was the scene of a crucial 3-0 victory by Bayer Leverkusen against defending Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich on Saturday.
In the 18th minute, Josip Stanisic, a Munich native on loan from Bayern München, broke the deadlock, and Alex Grimaldo added another goal shortly thereafter.
As a result of a counterattack after Manuel Neuer ventured forwarda Bayern corner, Jeremie Frimpong scored a third goal in injury time. The Bayer Leverkusen team their first German championship.
Leverkusen’s attack was fluid and their defense was solid enough tostriker Harry Kane. Bayern failed to find answers against a dynamic and skilled Bayer Leverkusen team.
runner-up Bayer Leverkusen now has a prime opportunity to break Bayern’s dominance over the Bundesliga and shed the label of ‘Neverkusen’ with 13 games remaining this season.
“Fromuntil we had our foot on the pedal,” Leverkusen midfielder Robert Andrich told Sky Sports.
In an interview with reporters, Xavi Alonso said, “Ateam is one whose
Bayern’s dismal performance was lamented by a visibly frustrated Thomas Mueller
In his opinion, Leverkusensolutions, and playing football.
It is an “A to B, B to C” game, in which no one plays freely or takes risks.
being two points behind Bayer Leverkusen, Bayern was under unusual pressure heading into the match.
A protest against the German Football Association’s decision to allow increased foreign investment10 minutes. During the warm-up, fans threw tennis balls and other objects onto the pitch.
While Bayern’s tight press caused some disruptions, Leverkusen maintained their composure, sticking to their high-risk, high-reward approach.
Despite Amine Adli having an earlyBayer Leverkusen the lead with an assist from Andrich.
After Stanisic’s goal, Leverkusen, winners in all 16 instancesthe lead this season, maintained their dominance, with Florian Wirtz and Jonathan Tah both posing threats.
five minutes into the second half.
Leverkusen’s Frimpong sealed an emphatic victory with a run down the field following Neuer’s