LEVERKUSEN. Bayer 04 Leverkusen demolishes Real Betis 4-0 with goals of M. Diaby (42′), M. Diaby (52′), F. Wirtz (86′) and N. Amiri (90′). Real Betis lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (56%).
Bayer 04 Leverkusen remained in 10 people after K. Demirbay received a red card in the 90′.
The match was played at the BayArena stadium in Leverkusen on Thursday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Anthony Taylor with the help of Gary Beswick and Adam Nunn. The 4th official was David Coote. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 6.8 degrees Celsius or 44.29 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 94%.
- 44 Ball Possession 56
- 22 Total 15
- 11 On Target 5
- 7 Off Target 4
- 4 Shots blocked 6
- 91 Attack 112
- 38 Dangerous attack 51
- 100 Ball safe 111
- 0 Penalties 0
- 2 Corners 8
- 4 Off Sides 1
- 15 Total 5
- 2 Yellow Cards 0
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 1 Red Card 1
- 5 Substitutions 5
Real Betis was in firm control of the ball 56% while Bayer 04 Leverkusen was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Real Betis was more aggressive with 51 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 5 were on target. Even so, Bayer 04 Leverkusen succeeded in find the solution to win this contest.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen shot 22 times, 11 on target, 7 off target. Regarding the opposition, Real Betis shot 15 times, 5 on target, 4 off target.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen received 2 yellow cards (R. Andrich and A. Adli). On the opposite side, Real Betis didn’t receive any yellow card.
(Bayer 04 Leverkusen) was sent off after receiving a red card in the (90′).
Also, Real Betis didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after N. Fekir (Real Betis) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (90′).
After this encounter, Bayer 04 Leverkusen will have 10 points to stay in the 1st place. On the opposite side, Real Betis will stay with 7 points to stay in the 2nd place.
In the next match in the Europa League, Bayer 04 Leverkusen will play away with Ferencváros on the 9th of December with a 1-0 head to head in favor of Bayer 04 Leverkusen (0 draws).
Real Betis will play away agasint Celtic on the 9th of December with a 1-0 head to head statistic in favor of Real Betis (0 draws).
Bayer 04 Leverkusen – Formation
Bayer 04 Leverkusen started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Gerardo Seoane decided to play with the following team: Lukáš Hrádecký, Jeremie Frimpong , Jonathan Tah , Edmond Tapsoba , Piero Hincapie , Paulinho , Robert Andrich , Kerem Demirbay , Moussa Diaby , Amine Adli and Florian Wirtz .
The home team had on the bench: Nadiem Amiri, Panagiotis Retsos, Andrey Lunev, Odilon Kossounou, Daley Sinkgraven , Emrehan Gedikli, Lucas Alario, Niklas Lomb and Exequiel Palacios .
Bayer 04 Leverkusen made 5 changes: Paulinho for E. Palacios (68′), A. Adli for N. Amiri (77′), P. Hincapie for D. Sinkgraven (77′), J. Frimpong for P. Retsos (88′) and F. Wirtz for O. Kossounou (88′).
Best player: Moussa Diaby
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Bayer 04 Leverkusen was Moussa Diaby.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 31 passes (74% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross.
Real Betis – Formation
Real Betis started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the opposite side, Manuel Luis Pellegrini Ripamonti played with: Rui Silva, Héctor Bellerín , Marc Bartra , Víctor Ruiz , Juan Miranda , Guido Rodríguez , William Carvalho , Joaquín , Nabil Fekir , Aitor Ruibal and Borja Iglesias .
They had on the bench: Álex Moreno, Sergio Canales , Edgar Gonzalez, Juanmi , Willian José , Rober Gonzalez, Andrés Guardado, Germán Pezzella, Claudio Bravo, Diego Lainez, Martín Montoya, Cristian Tello and Rodrigo Sánchez .
Real Betis made 5 changes: J. Miranda for A. Moreno (46′), W. Carvalho for S. Canales (46′), A. Ruibal for Rodri (60′), B. Iglesias for Willian Jose (71′) and Joaquin for Juanmi (79′).
Best player: Guido Rodríguez
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Real Betis was Guido Rodríguez.
His rating iswith 64 passes (87% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 10 duels out of 14.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Europa League.
- Dinamo Zagreb – Rapid Vienna – 3-1
- Ferencváros – Celtic – 2-3
- Bayer 04 Leverkusen – Real Betis – 4-0
- Olympique Marseille – Lazio – 2-2
- Crvena Zvezda – Midtjylland – 0-1
- Sporting Braga – Ludogorets – 4-2
- Antwerp – Fenerbahçe – 0-3
- Leicester City – Spartak Moskva – 1-1
- Genk – West Ham United – 2-2
- Galatasaray – Lokomotiv Moskva – 1-1
- Olympiakos Piraeus – Eintracht Frankfurt – 1-2
- Legia Warszawa – Napoli – 1-4
- Monaco – PSV – 0-0
- Real Sociedad – Sturm Graz – 1-1
- Brøndby – Rangers – 1-1
- Olympique Lyonnais – Sparta Praha – 3-0