Match Report

Leverkusen back on track, ruin early Karneval – – Football Article

Bayer 04 Leverkusen needed no time at all to come back from their stunning defeat in the DFB Pokal, thrashing 1.FSV Mainz 05 on their turf 5-1. Leverkusen put the pressure on early and often, putting four in the net in the first half. Wendell flew in for the first goal in the fifth minute. After Quaison tied it up four minutes later, Kai Havertz notched a goal, as did Julian Brandt and Karim Bellarabi before the end of the…

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Foals need late efforts to beat Augsburg – – Football Article

Borussia Mönchengladbach kept their strong form going in their first home match of 2019,  but needed two late goals to get over FC Augsburg. Gladbach had several chances in the first half, including a penalty just before the break. But they just could not find the back of the net. Oscar Wendt finally put Gladbach on top after putting a loose ball away. And with Herrmann’s screamer being the last action of the match, Gladbach kept all three points in…

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Leipzig takes 15 minutes to rip apart Düsseldorf – – Football Article

The Bulls made quick work of Fortuna Düsseldorf. After scoring three goals in just over 15 minutes, Leipzig laid off the gas but still took care of business with a resounding 4-0 victory. It went downhill starting from the first Leipzig corner. Düsseldorf keeper Rensing couldn’t handle the floater which lead to all-out chaos in front of the net and Poulsen putting away his first goal. Konate slipped past the defense seven minutes later and tapped one in off the…

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Kovac and Bayern triumphant in return to Frankfurt – – Football Article

FC Bayern’s Niko Kovac returned to Frankfurt for his first Bundesliga match since making the offseason move to Munich. Just like in the Supercup, the Bavarians were strong in all components in Frankfurt and came out 3-0 winners. Franck Ribéry proved to be the man of the night, netting a goal in both halves. Rafinha added a late goal when his cross was too strong for Robert Lewandowski, but found the back of the net anyways. Though the Eagles were…

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