Leverkusen beat Werder to edge closer to Leipzig in Bundesliga

Leverkusen beat Werder to edge closer to Leipzig in Bundesliga

BERLIN, Germany, May 19, 2020 (SNN247.com) – As the football matches resumed in Germany after the COVID-19 pandemic hit badly all the sports activities around the world, Havertz was the star for Bayern Leverkusen 4-1 victory over Werder Bremen on Monday night.

Kai Havertz was the Star for Leverkusen

Kai Havertz, who is in news for possible transfer target to some of the big European clubs like Liverpool and Barcelona, scored twice to the laid foundation of his team victory.

As per new SOPs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the match was played behind closed doors in the empty stadium. Kai Havertz scored the opening goal of the match in the 28th minute of the match. Theodor Gebre Selassie scored the equalizer for Werder Bremen in the 30th minute of the match.

Kai Havertz put Leverkusen into the lead again in the 33rd minute of the match as the score remained 2-1 at the end of the first half. Mitchell Weiser and Demirbay scored two more goals in the second half to complete the comfortable away victory for Leverkusen.

Bayern 04 Leverkusen is now just one point behind RB Leipzig on the points table with 50 points in 26 matches but Leverkusen has won more matches than Leipzig. They have won 15 matches while Leipzig won 14 matches but they are ahead of Leverkusen as they lost fewer matches than Leverkusen.

Bayern Munich is still leading the points table with 58 points in 26 matches while Dortmund is on the second spot with 54 points in 26 matches. Borussia Mönchengladbach is at the third place with 52 points in 26 matches.

On Friday, Hertha will face Union Berlin in Bundesliga solitary match.

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