Bayer Leverkusen enlarges descent fulls of VfB Stuttgart

From the fellow fans, there was encouraging Applaus, yet the VfB Stuttgart was back with empty hands. The traditional club further seems to oppose the third Bundesliga descent in only seven years.

Despite a proper performance and the premiere goal of Youngster Tiago Tomas (19), the table penitent with 2: 4 (0: 1) lost 2: 4 (0: 1) at Bayer Leverkusen and thus has as unsuccessful team in the calendar year 2022 further four meters behind the relegation place.

From the last seven games, the VfB brought about the coach Pellegrino Matarazzo for the disposition according to Club information only one point.

“We have to look at the table, only four games won. Four points behind are not ten. But it also means that you can not repair it with a game. There are several victories from playing against opponents at eye level,” said VFB Tiago director Sven Mislinat the TV channel “Sky”. Also, Chris Leading remains confident: “We pull out the positive and do not hang us. We know the situation. We just have to continue. We have many games. Everyone stays tuned and work hard.”

Bayer trumps on

Bayer, however, is the most successful team in the New Year. After previously twice five goals in a row, there were four hits on Saturday 10,000 approved spectators. Moussa Diaby, at 5: 1 in the last home game against Augsburg three times successful, according to Schönem Solo (41th), the only 1.74 meter large Amine Adli by head (52nd), Jungstar Florian Wirtz (85th) and scorer Patrik Schick (89.) met. For the VFB, the Tiago Tomas borrowed in winter of Tiagoing Lisbon met in his starting element debut in the Bundesliga twice (49. and 88). With seven points ahead of rank five Leverkusen continues to keep a clear course on the last two times missed Champions League.

“We definitely play good football. Whether we play the most beautiful, I do not know. It’s unbelievable fun,” Wirtz and Keeper Lukáš Hrádecký said, “The boys have brought the quality again. That’s a pure Important victory, that gives us air. “

The Leverkusen had to replace National Defender Jonathan Tah for a short-term Jonathan Tah for an infectious, EDMOND TAPSOBA only had to ran directly three days after his return from Africa-Cup. As expected, captain and goalkeeper Lukáš Hrádecký could be back in the goal after his Corona forced break in the previous week. The VFB lacked Waldemar Anton and striker Omar Marmoush after positive Corona tests, with the battered scorer Sasa Kalajdzic.

Bayer with lot of possession

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Although Bayer was the dominant team from the beginning, had over 70 percent possession. Trainer Gerardo Seoane demanded “Tempo, Tempo” from the outside. But the Swabia held with a good order and were quite dangerous. Three times fell in front of Diaby’s genius stroke, which was blocked after a dribbling and just further drifting, almost a hit. Twice for Bayer at a post-shot of Patrick Schick (13th) and a distance gate of Florian Wirtz (34.), once for the VfB at a slatted Schlenzer of Tiago Tomas (28th).

After changing it quickly became turbulent. First Tiago Tomas met after a beautiful pass from Orel Mangala. However, the cheers of the 400 VfB fans unbilled as 2:37 minutes later, when ADLI applied after free kick from Kerem Demirbay to 2: 1. Then Bayer controlled the game even clearer. The VFB came in the long stafettes phase hardly anyway to the ball. Only the purposefulness lacked Bayer against at least hearty defensing Swabia. Only towards the end was almost every shot a hit. The game was decided by the 19th goal of the season of Schick.