Overshadowed by a medical emergency, and a half hour ghostly silence in the stadium, Bayer Leverkusen is moved to the semi-finals of the DFB Cup. The Rhine countries were in a the circumstances of emotional quarter-final against Union Berlin 3:1 (0:1). After the goals from Karim Bellarabi (72.), Charles Aránguiz (86.) and Moussa Diaby (90.+1) 18 453 spectators may dream of the Bayer Fans from the first title since the Cup victory in 1993.
Union can provide, however, only in the football League for attention. The climber was close to the second semi-final participation after the final game of the 2001 season. Marcus Ingvartsen (39.) had even taken the lead. After the Yellow-Red card against Christopher Lenz (71.) schwanden but the forces.
"Against Leverkusen, it is in a number of heavy"
"the Union has done well, we played in the first half, very sluggish, and it is fortunately in the second half much the better," said Leverkusen's Director of sport, Simon Rolfes at Sport1. Berlin's Robert Andrich said on Sky: "Against Leverkusen, it is a sign that we are still heavier, but I think we have to fight it."
after a quarter of an hour, the game was not a normal Cup game more. Paramedics ran into the bottom of the viewers-rank, pulled out a Person, covered her with a blanket and started trying Resuscitation. The audience were then to shortly before the half-time whistle their songs, every single call in the stadium was suddenly heard. Shortly after the break, tweeted by Bayer, that the Fan is on the way to the hospital. "We didn't know what was going on. If you listen to something, you realize how unimportant the football ," said national player Kai Havertz.
On the lawn was a Union in the initial phase, before the better team, Leverkusen is acting unusually passive. The Berliner earned by Marius Bülter the first Chance but was unable to thwart Bayer Tortwart Lukas Hradecky (11.). Union had a much fresher feel to it, coach Urs Fischer had been nominated, compared to the 2:2 in the League against VfL Wolfsburg, however, five new players for the starting lineup. "We can't afford any injuries," reasoned the Coach before the game at Sport1 the step.
Bayer, which had to do without the long injured missing striker Kevin Volland and captain Lars Bender, had to fight with the good reason, lack of viewer support, considerably more. From the Leverkusen's pace of game in the past few weeks little was seen. And the Bosz-Elf was more vulnerable: After a strong edge run of Bülter on the right side headed Ingvartsen not undeserved leadership of the guests. The Union of Fans cheered, but visually behavior. A little later a cautious all-clear to the first responders came, so that the spectators chanted their chants again.
Immediately after the Pause of this community were from two Fanlagern against the German football Association, explicit hate-posters were not to be seen. The hosts were the stronger. The residue under pressure, only Bayer played first, the substitute Diaby had the first opportunity to compensate for (47.). Union concentrated increasingly on the counterattack, and was punished by the substitute Bellarabi. Aránguiz dreams of travelling in Berlin had burst for good.
Leverkusen – Union Berlin 3:1 (0:1). – 18'453 viewers. – goals: 39. Ingvartsen 0:1. 72. Bellarabi 1:1. 86. Aranguiz 2:1. 92. Diaby 3:1. – remarks: Yellow-Red card against Lenz (Union Berlin).
Created: 04.03.2020, 20:43 PMUpdated Date: 04 March 2020, 21:01