Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Werder Bremen draw 1-1 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

LEVERKUSEN. Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Werder Bremen draw 1-1. K. Demirbay scored the first goal (57') for Bayer 04 Leverkusen. M. Veljkovic made it even (82').

Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Werder Bremen draw 1-1 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

LEVERKUSEN. Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Werder Bremen draw 1-1. K. Demirbay scored the first goal (57′) for Bayer 04 Leverkusen. M. Veljkovic settled the score (82′).

The match was played at the BayArena stadium in Leverkusen on Saturday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Tobias Welz with the help of Benedikt Kempkes and Jonas Weickenmeier. The 4th official was Florian Badstübner. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 13.2 degrees Celsius or 55.81 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 79%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 54 Ball Possession 46
Shots
  • 19 Total 19
  • 8 On Target 6
  • 11 Off Target 13
  • 1 Shots blocked 1
  • 136 Attack 95
  • 54 Dangerous attack 36
  • 51 Ball safe​ 46
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 9 Corners 6
  • 1 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 6 Total 14
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Bayer 04 Leverkusen was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Werder Bremen that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Bayer 04 Leverkusen was putting more pressure with 54 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 8 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough Bayer 04 Leverkusen to win the match​.

Bayer 04 Leverkusen shot 19 times, 8 on target, 11 off target. Regarding the opposition, Werder Bremen shot 19 times, 6 on target, 13 off target.

Cards

Bayer 04 Leverkusen received 2 yellow cards (K. Demirbay and J. Tah). On the other side, Werder Bremen received 3 yellow cards (R. Schmid, A. Pieper and M. Weiser).

Match Timeline

K. Demirbay- Yellow
24'
26'
R. Schmid- Yellow
K. Demirbay(goal)O. Kossounou
57'
C. Aranguiz- sub ->K. Demirbay
61'
A. Hlozek- sub ->J. Frimpong
69'
70'
L. Buchanan- sub ->A. Jung
70'
O. Burke- sub ->C. Gross
79'
N. Rapp- sub ->I. Gruev
82'
M. Veljkovic(goal)
S. Azmoun- sub ->C. Hudson-Odoi
84'
M. Bakker- sub ->P. Hincapie
84'
88'
A. Pieper- Yellow
90'
N. Stark- sub ->M. Ducksch
J. Tah- Yellow
90'
90'
M. Weiser- Yellow

Standings

After this match, Bayer 04 Leverkusen will have 5 points like VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg to sit in the 15th place. On the opposite side, Werder Bremen will have 9 points like FC Köln and FC Augsburg to remain in the 10th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Bundesliga, Bayer 04 Leverkusen will play away with Borussia Mönchengladbach on the 22nd of January with a 19-9 head to head record in favor of Bayer 04 Leverkusen (7 draws).

Werder Bremen will play away agasint FC Köln on the 21st of January with a 9-6 head to head stats in favor of Werder Bremen (9 draws).

Bayer 04 Leverkusen – Formation

Bayer 04 Leverkusen
G
L. Hrádecký 1.Finland
7.4
D
J. Tah 4.Germany
7.1
90'
D
E. Tapsoba 12.Burkina Faso
7.4
D
K. Odilon 6.Côte d'Ivoire
6.2
D
P. Reyna 3.Ecuador
7.8
84'
M
J. Frimpong 30.Netherlands
6.5
69'
M
K. Demirbay 10.Germany
6.9
61' 24' Goals57'
M
R. Andrich 8.Germany
7.8
M
C. Hudson-Odoi 17.England
6.5
84'
M
M. Diaby 19.France
6.5
F
P. Schick 14.Czech Republic
7.2
Substitutes
G
N. Lomb 36.Germany
G
M. Neutgens 41.Germany
D
T. Fosu-Mensah 24.Netherlands
D
M. Bakker 5.Netherlands
6.2
84'
D
D. Sinkgraven 22.Netherlands
M
N. Amiri 11.Germany
M
B. Sertdemir 29.Denmark
M
C. Aránguiz 20.Chile
6.4
61'
F
S. Azmoun 9.Iran
6.5
84'
F
A. Hložek 23.Czech Republic
6.4
69'

Bayer 04 Leverkusen started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Gerardo Seoane decided to play with the following team: Lukáš Hrádecký (7.4), Odilon Kossounou (6.2), Jonathan Tah (7.1), Edmond Tapsoba (7.4), Piero Hincapié (7.8), Robert Andrich (7.8), Kerem Demirbay (6.9), Jeremie Frimpong (6.5), Callum Hudson-Odoi (6.5), Moussa Diaby (6.5) and Patrik Schick (7.2).

The home team had on the bench: Sardar Azmoun (6.5), Nadiem Amiri, Adam Hložek (6.4), Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Mitchel Bakker (6.2), Zidan Sertdemir, Niklas Lomb, Daley Sinkgraven, Charles Aránguiz (6.4) and M. Neutgens.

Substitutions

Bayer 04 Leverkusen made 4 changes: K. Demirbay for C. Aranguiz (61′), J. Frimpong for A. Hlozek (69′), C. Hudson-Odoi for S. Azmoun (84′) and P. Hincapie for M. Bakker (84′).

Best player: Piero Hincapié​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Bayer 04 Leverkusen was Piero Hincapié.

His rating is (7.8) with 35 passes (74% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 10. He performed 3 crosses.

Werder Bremen – Formation

Werder Bremen
G
J. Pavlenka 1.Czech Republic
7.6
D
M. Veljkovic 13.Serbia
7.2
Goals82'
D
A. Pieper 5.Germany
6.8
88'
D
M. Friedl 32.Austria
7.6
M
C. Groß 36.Germany
6.9
70'
M
A. Jung 3.Germany
6.8
70'
M
M. Weiser 8.Germany
7.2
90'
M
R. Schmid 20.Austria
7.0
26'
M
I. Gruev 28.Bulgaria
6.8
79'
F
N. Füllkrug 11.Germany
7.3
F
M. Ducksch 7.Germany
8.0
90'
Substitutes
G
M. Zetterer 30.Germany
D
N. Stark 4.Germany
90'
D
F. Agu 27.Germany
D
L. Buchanan 26.England
6.8
70'
M
N. Schmidt 22.Germany
M
J. Stage 6.Denmark
M
N. Rapp 23.Germany
6.4
79'
F
E. Dinkci 21.Germany
F
O. Burke 9.Scotland
6.2
70'

Werder Bremen started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

Ole Werner played with: Jiří Pavlenka (7.6), Amos Pieper (6.8), Miloš Veljković (7.2), Marco Friedl (7.6), Mitchell Weiser (7.2), Romano Schmid (7.0), Christian Groß (6.9), Ilia Gruev (6.8), Anthony Jung (6.8), Niclas Füllkrug (7.3) and Marvin Ducksch (8.0).

They had on the bench: Michael Zetterer, Niklas Schmidt, Niklas Stark, Felix Agu, Eren Dinkçi, Jens Stage, Nicolai Rapp (6.4), Oliver Burke (6.2) and Lee Buchanan (6.8).

Substitutions

Werder Bremen made 4 changes: A. Jung for L. Buchanan (70′), C. Gross for O. Burke (70′), I. Gruev for N. Rapp (79′) and M. Ducksch for N. Stark (90′).

Best player: Marvin Ducksch​

The most impressive player for Werder Bremen was Marvin Ducksch.

His rating is (8.0) with 23 passes (82% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 2. He performed 6 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Bundesliga.​