Leverkusen Draws with Stuttgart Before Europa League Clash Against Roma
Important Match Ends in a Tie
On Monday, February 22nd, Bayer Leverkusen faced off against VfB Stuttgart in a crucial Bundesliga match ahead of their Europa League clash against Roma. Both teams battled it out for 90 minutes, but ultimately, the match ended in a 1-1 draw.
Leverkusen opened the scoring in the 37th minute when Lucas Alario beat the Stuttgart goalkeeper. However, the lead was short-lived as Stuttgart equalized in the 40th minute through Sasa Kalajdzic. The second half was a more cagey affair, and neither team was able to break the deadlock.
Leverkusen’s Recent Form
Bayer Leverkusen has had a mixed season so far and currently sits in sixth place in the Bundesliga table. However, the team has been in good form recently, winning four of their last five matches in all competitions.
One player who has stood out for Leverkusen this season is midfielder Nadiem Amiri. The 24-year-old has scored four goals and provided four assists in 21 appearances so far this season. Amiri will be hoping to replicate his good form in the upcoming Europa League match against Roma.
Europa League Clash Against Roma
Bayer Leverkusen’s next match is a crucial Europa League round of 32 clash against AS Roma on Thursday, February 25th. Leverkusen will be hoping to progress to the next round of the competition, but faces a tough test against a strong Roma side.
One player to watch out for in the Roma team is striker Edin Dzeko. The 34-year-old has scored seven goals and provided five assists in 21 appearances this season and will pose a threat to Leverkusen’s defense.
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Summary: Bayer Leverkusen draws with VfB Stuttgart in a crucial Bundesliga match ahead of their Europa League round of 32 tie against AS Roma. Leverkusen has been in good form recently, with midfielder Nadiem Amiri impressing. However, Leverkusen faces a tough test against a strong Roma side, with striker Edin Dzeko being a player to watch out for. #SPORT