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Archives: bayer leverkusen

Real Madrid eyeing Bayer Leverkusen’s Bernd Leno, with De Gea transfer unlikely

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Leno

Real Madrid have turned their attentions to Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno since the club believes its chances of prying David de Gea away from Manchester United are increasingly unlikely. De Gea has yet to sign a contract extension with United, with his … Continue reading

Bayer Leverkusen making big strides under Roger Schmidt’s leadership

Posted on by Matt Jones
Leverkusen

It’s been a tough month for Bayer Leverkusen. In the German Cup, they held the German champions for 120 minutes, in the Champions League they held Spanish champions Atletico Madrid over two legs, but on both occasions, the Bundesliga outfit were … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid set to announce the contract renewal of Diego Simeone

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Simeone

Atletico Madrid are expected to announced the contract renewal of Diego Simeone in a few days, according to the manager’s agent. Last month, both Simeone and the club confirmed negotiations were underway to extend the Argentine boss’ current deal in … Continue reading

The Greatest Teams – Bayer Leverkusen 2001- 2002

Posted on by Saad Rashid
berba

Bayer Leverkusen (4-1-4-1): Butt, Sebescen, Nowotny, Lucio, Placente, Ramelow, Schneider, Basturk, Ballack, Ze Roberto, Neuville. For a team of so much quality, this Leverkusen side ended the 2001-2002 season without a trophy. They completed the treble of second-place finishes, losing … Continue reading

Bayer Leverkusen expecting Atletico Madrid to “scratch, bite and kick” in order to advance

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Godin

Bayer Leverkusen CEO Michael Schade believes Atletico Madrid will do anything in order to advance to the Champions League quarter-final. The general manager said he expects the reigning champions of Spain to “scratch, bite, kick and provoke” during Tuesday’s return … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid prepared to fight for Champions League lives against Bayer Leverkusen

Posted on by Peter Quinn
Fight

After suffering another setback in their La Liga title defense this weekend, Atletico Madrid are preparing to fight for their Champions League lives against Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday night. The reigning Spanish champions slipped to fourth place in La Liga … Continue reading

Winter Break Review of The Bundesliga

Posted on by Thariq Amir
Bayern

This season’s Bundesliga looks more of a procession than anything else. Bayern Munich are running away with the league and only a catastrophic collapse could see even a semblance of a title race. The chances of that happening with Pep … Continue reading

Liverpool Agree £10million Deal With Bayer Leverkusen For Midfielder Emre Can

Posted on by Christopher Harris
emre-can

Liverpool have agreed a deal in principle with Bayer Leverkusen to sign highly-rated midfielder Emre Can. Emre Can began his youth career at Eintracht Frankfurt before joining Bayern Munich where he stayed with the top German job for four years. … Continue reading

WATCH Bayer Leverkusen vs Paris Saint-Germain Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
Champions-League-Final

Paris Saint-Germain took a massive step yesterday toward booking its place in the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League with a convincing win against German side Bayer Leverkusen. It was one of those matches where, of course, Zlatan Ibrahimovic was … Continue reading

Controversial ‘Ghost Goal’ Sends Bayer Leverkusen Top of the Bundesliga [VIDEO]: Nightly Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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A controversial goal scored by Bayer Leverkusen’s Stefan Kiessling sent the German club top of the Bundesliga tonight, but incredibly the winning goal scored by Kiessling shouldn’t have been awarded since the ball never went into the back of the net. … Continue reading

The Revival of Borussia Dortmund

Posted on by Mark McAllister

Dortmund’s form this season has been exceptional. In the early autumn, many people thought that perhaps they would start to fade away by now, but they’ve in fact managed to do the complete opposite. Incredibly, they now find themselves 11 … Continue reading

Landon Donovan Joins Bayern Munich

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

FC Bayern München have recruited Major League Soccer’s top star on an initial short-term deal. 26 year-old Los Angeles Galaxy forward Landon Donovan leaves the shadow of Hollywood to join the club nicknamed FC Hollywood on loan until March 15th, … Continue reading

Prospects and Parity Ahead for 2010 Champions League

Posted on by Mike

As intriguing as the current edition of the Champions League may be, there’s a chance the 2009-2010 tournament could be one of the strangest, parity-rich events in football history. Seems someone has taken the snow globe that is European football, … Continue reading

UEFA Cup All-Star XI

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

With the final upon us, I decided to name an all-star XI from this season’s UEFA Cup competition. I will name a Champions League all-star XI on the eve of that final. So, here are my picks: GK – Sébastien … Continue reading

UEFA Cup Semi-Finals Set

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Luca Toni continued to justify his massive transfer fee as his brace in extra-time rescued FC Bayern München’s UEFA Cup campaign from being derailed by Spanish club Getafe on Thursday. His 120th minute header allowed Bayern to steal the tie … Continue reading

UEFA Cup Roundup and Quarter-Final Predictions

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

Benfica’s struggles continued as they failed to make any impression in Spain, as Getafe progressed to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup with a 1-0 (Agg. 3-1) win thanks to Albin’s gorgeous lob. Getafe’s reward is a quarter-final matchup against … Continue reading

UEFA Cup Overview

Posted on by Lonnie Smetana

As I mentioned last week, we’re going to take a look at the UEFA Cup, this companion competition to the Champions League. The UEFA Cup evolved from the old Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, which was founded in 1955, two weeks after … Continue reading