Results German League, Bayern Win over Leverkusen
Bayern Munich started the Bundesliga 1 – the top caste of the German League – well. Entertain Bayer Leverkusen, troops Carlo Ancelotti won 3-1 at the Allianz Arena, Friday (18/08/2017) or Saturday morning GMT.
Bayern’s three winning goals were booked by Niklas Suele (9 ‘), Corentin Tolisso (19’), and Robert Lewandowski (52 ‘) penalty. Leverkusen replies scored by Admir Mehmedi (65 ‘)
Playing in front of his own supporters, Bayern Munich appeared to dominate in the first half. However, it did not happen in the second 45 minutes.
Overall, Bayern and Leverkusen both have 50 percent ball possession. Luckily for the host, their attack line appear sharper than the guest.
In total, Bayern fired 12 shots which seven of them were on target. While Leverkusen able to create 16 chances with four shots on targets.
Another positive thing for Bayern is their new players seem to have been able to adapt to the team. The proof, two of their three new players who appeared in this fight successfully scored.
The first new player to score was Niklas Suele. Utilizing the kick from Sebastian Rudy’s corner kick, the 21-year-old center-back was successfully greeted with a header to unlock the Bayern keungglan.
Bayern’s second goal was created in the 19th minute. Arturo Vidal kick inside the penalty box successfully deflected by their new midfielder, Corentin Tolisso, with a header.
At the start of the second half, Bayern took the lead over Leverkusen thanks to the execution of 12 passes kick Robert Lewandowski in the 52nd minute. The penalty was obtained after the Polish striker dropped Charles Aranguis in the forbidden area.
Behind 0-3 did not break the spirit of Leverkusen. In fact, the team coach Heiko Herlich’s direction was able to create many opportunities.
However, Leverkusen looks less fortunate. On top of a slippery pitch due to torrential rain throughout the match and making the second-half match postponed 10 minutes away, the visitors found it difficult to take advantage of the chances to score.
New in the 65th minute, Leverkusen scored. Hard kick Admir Mehmedi who paraded into the top left corner of Bayern goalkeeper could not reach the goalkeeper Sven Ulreich.
In the remaining time of the game, both teams have many chances to add a goal. However, the final score 3-1 to Bayern’s victory lasted until the end.
Bayern Muenchen 3 – 1 Bayer Leverkusen (Niklas Suele 9 ‘, Corentin Tolisso 19′, Robert Lewandowski 52’-pen; Admir Mehmedi 65 ‘)
Bayern Muenchen: 26-Sven Ulreich, 5-Mats Hummels, 27-David Alaba, 4-Niklas Suele, 7-Franck Ribéry, 23-Arturo Vidal, 19-Sebastian Rudy, 24-Corentin Tolisso, 32-Joshua Kimmich, 25- Thomas Mueller (10-Arjen Robben 61 ‘), 9-Robert Lewandowski
Coach: Carlo Ancelotti
Bayer Leverkusen: 1-Bernd Leno, 5-Sven Bender (6-Aleksandar Dragovic 46 ‘), 18-Wendell, 4-Jonathan Tah, 39-Benjamin Henrichs, 20-Charles Aranguiz (44-Kevin Kempl 61’), 38- Karim Bellarabi, 21-Dominik Kohr, 14-Admir Mehmedi, 31-Kevin Volland, 9-Leon Bailey (10-Julian Brandt 46 ‘)
Coach: Heiko Herrlich