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Tactical analysis Rangers Bayer Leverkusen 1-3 Europa League

Bayer Leverkusen’s sterile first half was salvaged by a fortunate penalty. Rangers earned their way back into the game, but saw their efforts  nullified by a second Bayer goal. Finally, Edmundson repaired his penalty-costing mistake with a headed goal, only for Leon Bailey to crush Gerrard’s men’s hopes with a late third goal. Tactical analysis […]

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Bayer Leverkusen Eintracht Frankfurt 4-0 Bundesliga

If there is one thing this match proved it is that Bayer Leverkusen belong in the category of teams contending for the Bundesliga title. Peter Bosz’s side have enjoyed an excellent run of form in recent times, and their sumptuous brand of football has seen them overwhelm opponents who arrive unprepared for the team’s dazzling […]

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Tactical analysis Bayer Leverkusen Borussia Dortmund 4-3 Bundesliga

An exhilarating encounter at the BayArena ended in a 4-3 victory for Peter Bosz’s Bayer Leverkusen, as a calamitous defensive display in the second half saw the game slip through Lucien Favre and Borussia Dortmund’s fingers. The match was an end-to-end affair featuring plenty of industry and some truly standout moments, as captain Lars Bender […]

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Tactical analysis Bayern Munich Bayer Leverkusen 1-2 Bundesliga

An unfortunate Bayern Munich side failed to convert an impressive amount of chances, falling to Leverkusen’s clinical finishing and incisive counterattacking. Bayern’s directness formed their main source of creation, yet at the same time it formed the base for their defeat. Tactical analysis and match report by Kareem Bianchi. Few leagues get as close and […]

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Tactical analysis Atlético Madrid Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 Champions League

Atlético Madrid’s stubborn defensive shape frustrated Bayer Leverkusen all evening, as the guests were unable to progress through their buildup play, or establish the lengthy spells of possession they have become accustomed to in the Bundesliga. The staccato nature of the match served Atlético well, as they hunkered down and found a winner through second-half […]

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Tactical analysis Juventus Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 Champions League

Whereas the first half had sporadically shown what this Juve side is capable of, after the break Maurizio Sarri’s men stepped up to put the game to bed in dominant fashion. Leverkusen were unable to respond, as Juve outclassed them in every department, often seemingly without breaking a sweat. Tactical analysis and match report by […]

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