Category: Bayer 04 Leverkusen

Bayer Leverkusen against Bayern Munich to be televised on FOX network on April 15

Bayern Munich’s game away to Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday, April 15 will be televised live on the over-the-air FOX network in the United States. As of writing, Bayern Munich is running away with the title after creating a 13-point lead atop the Bundesliga table. Bayer Leverkusen, meanwhile, are an incredible 33 points behind the league leaders. Leverkusen currently sits in twelfth place in the league and are closer to relegation than they are to qualifying for Europe. While it’s good news that FOX has decided to televise the Leverkusen-Bayern Munich game on the over-the-air network, it would have been far ... Read more

Where to find Atletico Madrid vs. Leverkusen on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Monaco vs. Manchester City, you’ve come to the right place. In the first leg, Atletico Madrid demolished Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 in Germany to take a convincing aggregate lead into the second leg. Bayer Leverkusen will need to win by a three goal margin in order to advance to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League. But we’ve seen wilder things happen in this year’s competition already. Match: Atletico Madrid vs. Leverkusen Kickoff: Wednesday at 3:45pm ET Looking to watch Atletico Madrid vs. Leverkusen online from your work, home or on ... Read more

Leverkusen appoint Korkut until end of season

Berlin (AFP) – Bayer Leverkusen on Monday named former Hannover and Kaiserslautern coach Tayfun Korkut as manager until the end of the season after the weekend sacking of Roger Schmidt. Former Turkish international Korkut, 42, has been tasked with steadying the ship at Leverkusen following a wretched recent run which culminated in Saturday’s 6-2 Bundesliga thrashing at Borussia Dortmund and saw Schmidt fired the next day. He was the ninth coach to be dismissed by a Bundesliga club this season. Defeat left Leverkusen mired in mid-table but they are still in the Champions League, albeit 4-2 down to Atletico Madrid ... Read more

Leverkusen sack head coach Schmidt after Dortmund thrashing

Berlin (AFP) – Bayer Leverkusen “regretfully” sacked coach Roger Schmidt — despite still being in the Champions League — following their humiliating 6-2 Bundesliga thrashing at Borussia Dortmund. The 49-year-old is the ninth coach to be fired by a Bundesliga club this season. Schmidt, who took charge in July 2014, was dismissed after three straight defeats in all competitions and with Leverkusen mired in mid-table. “In view of the current sporting development, we have come to the conclusion that a separation is painful, but unavoidable, for the further development of Bayer 04,” managing director Michael Schade said in a statement ... Read more

Where to find Leverkusen vs. Atletico Madrid on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Bayer Leverkusen vs. Atletico Madrid, you’ve come to the right place. While both Bayer Leverkusen and Atletico Madrid aren’t having the best seasons in their respective leagues, both teams are capable of making a good run in the UEFA Champions League. Match: Bayer Leverkusen vs. Atletico Madrid Kickoff: Tuesday at 2:45pm ET Looking to watch Bayer Leverkusen vs. Atletico Madrid online from your work, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, there are several options to catch all the action. We Recommend: US Only. Here are ... Read more

Bayer count on Chicharito to blunt Atletico threat

Leverkusen (Germany) (AFP) – Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez has hit goalscoring form again for Bayer Leverkusen in a warning to Atletico Madrid ahead of their Champions League clash on Tuesday. Five goals in three games ended a 16 match scoring drought for the Mexican and took him back into the top five hitmen in the German championship with 10 goals.   After reports that Leverkusen wanted to sell the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star in January, Chicharito is now being hailed again for his role in victories over Augsburg on Friday and Eintracht Frankfurt a week earlier. But Bayer, ... Read more

Atletico ‘keeper Oblak back for Leverkusen trip

Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid received a massive boost ahead of their Champions League last 16, first leg at Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday as goalkeeper Jan Oblak was included in Diego Simeone’s squad for the trip to Germany. The Slovenian international, who kept eight clean sheets in 13 Champions League games as Atletico reached the final last season, has been sidelined since December after having surgery on a dislocated shoulder. “Oblak has received the medical all clear at the end of Sunday morning’s training session,” Atletico said in a statement. “The Slovenian has been able to fully train with the ... Read more

Chicharito scores twice in Leverkusen victory

Berlin (AFP) – Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez was on target twice as Bayer Leverkusen warmed up for their Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid by winning 3-1 at Augsburg in the Bundesliga on Friday. Roger Schmidt’s side went in front midway through the first half when Kai Havertz squared from the right for Karim Bellarabi to score the 50,000th goal in the history of the Bundesliga. Chicharito doubled Leverkusen’s lead from close range after a lovely move inside the box five minutes before half-time, and after Dominik Kohr pulled a goal back on the hour, the Mexican striker netted again from ... Read more