Bayer Leverkusen keep Bundesliga title dream alive with 3-0 win over Bayern Munich


Baku: Bayer Leverkusen have kept the German Bundesliga title dream alive with a 3-0 win against Bayern Munich on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency.

Leverkusen’s Croatian defender Josip Stanisic put the ball to Bayern’s net from the back post, after a corner kick in the 18th minute at BayArena.

Spanish defender Alejandro Grimaldo doubled the hosts’ lead by blasting the ball high past Bayern Munich goalie Manuel Neuer with his free kick in the 50th minute.

Dutch defender Jeremie Frimpong rubbed salt in Bayern’s wounds by scoring the third goal on a Leverkusen counterattack in the 95th minute.

Bayern may not be proud of their display in this game as they have had just one shot on target.

Spanish manager Xabi Alonso’s undefeated Leverkusen cemented their German Bundesliga top spot with 55 points, while Bayern Munich are behind them with 50 points.

Source: Azerbaijan State News Agency