German Bundesliga

Leverkusen vs Cologne 2023-24 German Bundesliga

  • 22': Jonas Hofmann
  • 32': Jeremie Frimpong
  • 67': Victor Boniface
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3 - 0

Leverkusen move top of Bundesliga with 3-0 win over Cologne

Bayer Leverkusen cruised past Cologne 3-0 on Sunday to take the lead in the Bundesliga title race with their sixth win in seven league matches.

Match Commentary

  • 22': Goal! Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1, 1. FC Köln 0. Jonas Hofmann (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Florian Wirtz.
  • 23': Jeremie Frimpong (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) is shown the yellow card.
  • 32': Goal! Bayer 04 Leverkusen 2, 1. FC Köln 0. Jeremie Frimpong (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Álex Grimaldo.
  • 45'+3': Edmond Tapsoba (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 61': Jonathan Tah (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 62': Substitution, 1. FC Köln. Max Finkgrafe replaces Faride Alidou.
  • 67': Goal! Bayer 04 Leverkusen 3, 1. FC Köln 0. Victor Boniface (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jonas Hofmann.
  • 71': Substitution, Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Amine Adli replaces Florian Wirtz.
  • 71': Substitution, Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Piero Hincapié replaces Edmond Tapsoba.
  • 75': Substitution, 1. FC Köln. Mathias Olesen replaces Denis Huseinbasic.
  • 75': Substitution, 1. FC Köln. Steffen Tigges replaces Eric Martel.
  • 81': Substitution, Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Adam Hlozek replaces Victor Boniface.
  • 81': Substitution, Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Nathan Tella replaces Jeremie Frimpong.
  • 88': Substitution, Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Gustavo Puerta replaces Jonas Hofmann.
  • 90'+1': Substitution, 1. FC Köln. Luca Kilian replaces Rasmus Carstensen.
  • 90'+2': Substitution, 1. FC Köln. Damion Downs replaces Davie Selke.
  • 90'+4': Second Half ends, Bayer 04 Leverkusen 3, 1. FC Köln 0.

Game Information

Competition: German Bundesliga

Venue: BayArena
Location: Leverkusen, Germany
Attendance: 30,210

German Bundesliga Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+42 Bayer Leverkusen 22 58 0
+36 Bayern Munich 22 50 4
+23 VfB Stuttgart 22 46 6
+17 Borussia Dortmund 22 41 3
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Statistics

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7 Fouls 8
0 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
0 Offsides 2
4 Corner Kicks 11
7 Saves 3
36.3 Possession 63.7
7 SHOTS 23
3 ON GOAL 10
0.4 On Target % 0.4
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
333 Accurate Passes 682
413 Passes 740
0.8 Pass Completion % 0.9
5 Accurate Crosses 4
12 Crosses 14
0.4 Cross % 0.3
47 Long Balls 36
17 Accurate Long Balls 31
0.4 Long Balls % 0.9
1 Blocked Shots 9
8 Effective Tackles 4
16 Tackles 7
0.5 Tackle % 0.6
6 Interceptions 7
26 Effective Clearances 7
26 Clearances 7

Line-Ups

B04 Bayer Leverkusen (3-4-2-1)

No. Name
1 Lukas Hradecky (GK)
4 Jonathan Tah Yellow Card
12 Edmond Tapsoba Yellow Card
6 Odilon Kossounou
34 Granit Xhaka
25 Exequiel Palacios
20 Alejandro Grimaldo
30 Jeremie Frimpong Yellow Card
22 Victor Boniface
10 Florian Wirtz
7 Jonas Hofmann

KOE FC Cologne (4-1-3-2)

No. Name
1 Marvin Schwäbe (GK)
24 Julian Chabot
4 Timo Hübers
6 Eric Martel
17 Leart Paqarada
18 Rasmus Carstensen
7 Dejan Ljubicic
11 Florian Kainz
8 Denis Huseinbasic
27 Davie Selke
40 Faride Alidou

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