Bayer Leverkusen, Kai Havertz scored in a 1-0 victory at Freiburg on Friday , before the Germany star suffered a late injury. This win takes Bayer Leverkusen up to third in the Bundesliga at least until Sunday, but the Germany star also suffered a late injury.
The first half of the game was filled with each side knocking the other of, Leverkusen played some eye-catching football on occasions as they bounced back from a shock 4-1 defeat to Wolfsburg on Tuesday.
•Havertz is the first player in Bundesliga history to score 35 goals before turning 21.
•The 20-year-old Leverkusen star has now scored five goals since the Bundesliga’s restart, more than any other player in the league. It was also his first goal or assist in seven meetings with Freiburg.
•Freiburg have won only one of their last 10 against Leverkusen, and scored just one in their last six, and now suffered their first defeat in seven home meetings with Die Werskelf.
•Petersen made his Bundesliga debut against Leverkusen back in May 2009, whilst on the books of Energie Cottbus. Freiburg’s record scorer has found the net twice in his seven meetings with the Rhineland club.
•Leverkusen are unbeaten in six against Freiburg (W3, D3), and won at the Schwarzwald-Stadion in the Bundesliga for the first time since October 2011.
Leverkusen has moved a point clear of RB Leipzig, who, along with Borussia Monchengladbach, can usurp Peter Bosz’s side again when they face Cologne and Union Berlin respectively.
MATCH INFO – Freiburg vs Bayer Leverkusen Highlight 29/5/2020.
Referee: Marco Fritz, Germany
Avg. cards: 0.13 3.92
Location: Freiburg, Germany
Venue : Schwarzwald-Stadion
: Schwolow (6); Kubler (6) (Guter (5), 66′), Lienhart (6), Heintz (6), Gunter (7); Sallai (6) (Schmid (6), 66′), Koch (7) (Frantz (N/A), 76′), Hofler (6), Grifo (6) (Kwon (N/A), 77′); Holer (6) (Waldschmidt (N/A), 76′), Petersen (6).
Hradecky (7); Tah (8), S Bender (7), Dragovic (6); Amiri (6), Baumgartlinger (7), Aranguiz (6), Sinkgraven (6) (Alario (6), 62′); Wirtz (6) (Paulinho (N/A), 85′), Havertz (7) (Diaby (), 66′), Bailey (7) (Tapsoba (N/A), 85′).
: Marco Fritz
Alaria (81′), Amari (90+2′)