Tag: Bayer Leverkusen

Bayer Leverkusen demonstrated their exciting possession game under coach Peter Bosz in a 6-1 thrashing of Eintracht Frankfurt. Leverkusen’s numbers tens Julian Brandt and Kai Havertz were able to dominate the game from the halfspaces against Frankfurt’s inadequate pressing, as Leverkusen stormed to an insurmountable lead early on. A change of system did little to […]

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Werder were able to cause a lot of problems for Leverkusen with their intense press and good transitioning from defense to attack. The side of Peter Bosz were lacking in terms of defensive organization and could not create chances against Bremen’s passionate defensive approach. Although Leverkusen improved along the way, Werder could easily hurt Leverkusen […]

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Tactical analysis Borussia Dortmund - Bayer Leverkusen 3-2 Bundesliga

In a Bundesliga match of high quality and intensity, both sides demonstrated their respective strengths and weaknesses. Leverkusen impressed with a dominant possession-focused style of play, but failed to break their opponent down. Dortmund’s defensive compactness saw their offense reduced a lot, but they made up for it with efficient conversion to win three important […]

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Tactical analysis VfL Wolfsburg - Bayer Leverkusen 0-3 Bundesliga

Transition after transition after transition. Both Bayer Leverkusen and Wolfsburg wanted to press the opponent and play a direct brand of football in possession. It resulted in a game with an extremely high tempo, even for Bundesliga standards. After the dust had settled, Bayer Leverkusen took home the three points, as they had been slightly […]

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Tactical analysis Bayer Leverkusen Borussia Mönchengladbach 0-1 Bundesliga

In his first match in charge of Bayer Leverkusen, new manager Peter Bosz was fighting some old demons. Borussia Mönchengladbach were very happy to soak up all the pressure, scored a nice goal by getting between Leverkusen’s defense and midfield, and held on to the lead to take three points home. Tactical analysis and match […]

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Tactical analysis Bayer Leverkusen - VfB Stuttgart

Over the whole match, Bayer 04 Leverkusen convinced with quick combination play, clever spacing and a good transition from attack to defense. However, it took a while before they found the key to unlock the compact VfB Stuttgart defense. Poor shot conversion and energetic defending by Stuttgart ensured both teams kept a clean sheet until […]

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With a mix of great structure, counterpressing and individual brilliance Bayern Munich had no trouble against a timid Bayer Leverkusen side (3-1). After losing their first two matches Bayer 04 Leverkusen were desperate to finally get their first points against the defending champions Bayern Munich. Leverkusen were seen by many as one of Bayern’s main […]

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