Leverkusen raises its historic unbeaten streak to 50 matches sports


Bayer Leverkusen, champion of the German Football League, defeated its host Bochum 5-0 on Sunday, keeping its record unbeaten this season for the 50th consecutive match in all competitions.

Leverkusen, which is coached by Xabi Alonso and aims to achieve a hat-trick of titles this season, broke the record for a series of unbeaten matches at the European level, set by the Portuguese Benfica between 1963 and 1965, when it tied last Thursday with the Italian Roma 2-2 to qualify for the final. European League.

Leverkusen did not back down today against Bochum, the last German League team to beat it, last season, and Leverkusen took the lead with two goals in the final minutes of the first half.

Patrik Schick opened the scoring for Leverkusen in the 41st minute, then Victor Boniface increased the team’s lead with a penalty kick in stoppage time of the first half, which saw Felix Passlack sent off from Bochum in the 15th minute with a direct red card.

The five goals made the match like a celebration for the German League champion (Gettys)

Amin Adly added the third goal for Leverkusen in the 76th minute, then Josip Stanisic scored the fourth goal in the 86th minute and sent a pass to Alejandro Grimaldo, who scored the fifth goal in stoppage time for the match.

Leverkusen, which will meet Atalanta in the Europa League final and meet Kaiserslautern in the German Cup final, raised its score to 87 points, one round before the end.

Leverkusen is 15 points ahead of second-placed Bayern Munich, which beat Wolfsburg 2-0 earlier today.

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