Bayer Leverkusen Europa League

Leon Bailey, Kai Havertz and Julian Brandt couldn"t uncover a method through as bayer Leverkusen drew 1-1 through Krasnodar in the Europea organization last-32 however lost die tie on away goals.

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AS the HAPPENED!

LEVERKUSEN 1-1 KRASNODAR (1-1 ~ above aggregate)Goals: 0-1 Suleymanov (84"), 1-1 Aranguiz (87")

FULL-TIME: bayer LEVERKUSEN 1-1 KRASNODAR(KRASNODAR breakthrough ON far GOALS)

Well, well, walk not seen that coming. Leverkusen, deswegen good in the georgewoodcock.com recently, exit the UEFA europa League on far goals to Krasnodar. A game brought to life bei its dying embers but one, ultimately, so disappointing for a valiant Leverkusen. Their focus jetzt switches to taking on Borussia dortmund at the weekend und maintaining their push zum a European ar next season.

92" KEEPER"S UP

Hradecky is up for a corner und he so nearly it s okay on the ende of it. Then it nearly falls to Tah but no dice. Leverkusen to run out von time here.

90"+1 THREE minutes ADDED

Leverkusen throwing everything hinweisen this now, kann they scramble house a late winner?

87" GOAL! LEVERKUSEN 1-1 KRASNODAR (ARANGUIZ)

What drama. After 174 minutes without a goal, we suddenly schutz two. Aranguiz fires home a superb strike und it"s game on again. Kann Leverkusen obtain one much more to siegel a dramatic qualification?

84" GOAL! LEVERKUSEN 0-1 KRASNODAR (SULEYMANOV)

Oh, dear. A late, so late goal looks to schutz won this one for the Russians. Disappointing zum Leverkusen however what a goal. Substitute Suleymanov curls a beauty beauty into die bottom corner and now Leverkusen need punkt least two in the last five minutes.

83" WHAT"S in RESERVE?

Looking at die Leverkusen bench, they schutz Paulinho andKiese Thelin together attacking choices on ns bench. Feel we will seen at least one of those two prior to we"re done.

80" final TEN minutes KLAXON

We"re heading into die dying embers of the 90 minutes now. Möchte we se a goal? top top evidence so far, it"s unlikely...

77" KRASNODAR SUB: STOTSKI for CLAESSON

A defensive switch from ns visitors. It aussehen like castle want to take this kommen sie extra-time.

72" OFF die BAR

Just as we say that, Leverkusen are dafür close zu taking the lead. Alario"s deflected strike loops over Safonov but rebounds safe off ns bar. It"s lifted the crowd, that"s zum sure.

70" KRASNODAR SUB: SULEYMANOV weil das IGNATYEV

Substitutions are die most eventful dinge happening at the minute, here. We could be bei for the long haul.

66" LEVERKUSEN SUB: BAUMGARTLINGER weil das HAVERTZ

Some new Leverkusen legs und it"s cook schemer Havertz who renders way. Interesting.

60" KRASNODAR SUB: GAZINSKI zum OLSSON

A erste change des the night und it come courtesy des the Russians.

58" top top A KNIFE EDGE

This tie ist finely an the balance. We"re right now heading zu extra-time punkt 0-0 yet a goal zum Leverkusen transforms all the and in away goal zum Krasnodar means die hosts wollen need hinweisen least 2 goals zu progress. Tense.

56" GOALLESS AGAIN?

Leverkusen schutz been complimentary scoring an the georgewoodcock.com under Bosz v 13 goals in their last four organization matches but they have struggled bei the cups with defeat zu second division Heidenhem und the 0-0 draw bei the first-leg des this tie under ns Dutchman.

50" HAVERTZ TESTER

A first echt sight des goal for Havertz but the teenager can"t include a fourth europa League goal of the campaign und he shoots straight at die Krasnodar goalkeeper.

46" 2ND geholfen KICKS-OFF

Here us go then. Unless we acquire a goal an these next 45 minutes, we"re heading for extra-time and possibly penalties...

HALF-TIME: LEVERKUSEN 0-0 KRASNODAR

Both sides have had their chances however we"re still goalless in this tie ~ 135 minutes of football. Leverkusen have had more des the ball but haven"t quite uncovered a means through yet, if Hradecky has actually made two superb saves kommen sie deny Krasnodar. All to play for still.

44" HRADECKY TO die RESCUE

Claessen again has actually the chance to put die visitors an the lead yet Hradecky once much more denies the Russians. This time, Claessen ist clean v on score but die on rushing Leverkusen "keeper go superbly kommen sie repel the Krasnodar man. Leverkusen schutz to it is in careful of those counters.

36" ALARIO DENIED

The georgewoodcock.com outfit go dafür close to taking the lead together Brandt feeds Volland down the left who, in turn, picks out Alario bei the middle but the Argentine"s stretched effort is well saved von Safonov. Ns best gelegenheit of ns night so far weil das the hosts.

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30" ill HEAD in THE MORNING

That ist going kommen sie hurt tomorrow. Havertz und Kabore clash heads as they go zum a header und both room being cure after that collision. Havertz has come off the worst here but both look at okay zu continue.

26" A well SAVE

Hradecky keeps Leverkusen an this through a super stop. Diving full stretch kommen sie his right, Hradecky claws Claesson"s header kommen sie safety. A bit of the late, good Gordon banken versus Pele around it. A bit.

23" next NETTING

Aranguiz nearly noten direct from ns corner, his inswingwer close kommen sie catching Safonov out however the ball doesn"t rather sneak into ns near post und instead settles on die side netting.

19" enter BRAVERTZ

That viel heralded duo des Brandt und Havertz combines for the zuerst time and gets Leverkusen n behind the Krasnodar back-line for the zuerst time. The ball almost finds its way to Volland but some good defending prevents the Leverkusen captain indigenous prodding home.

13" bailey GOES CLOSE

We"d nur said außenwand was acquiring more und more involved und he nearly breaks die deadlock. Die Jamaican winger finds an are on ns edge von the box and rifles a shot directly wide. Bailey providing Leverkusen"s best attacking threat an these early on exchanges.

11" better FROM BAYER

Bailey ist looking livelier now und he start a nice relocate that ends an Weiser squaring zu Aranguiz on die edge des the area but ns Chilean strikes straight weist Safonov for in easy collect.

7" grateful HRADECKY

It"s die away side who threaten zuerst despite having very wenig of the null so far. A nicely functioned move ends through Tah defending well to deflect the ball into his "keeper"s grateful hands. Krasnodar are cultivation into this now.

4" A QUIET START

Leverkusen schutz had all the ball so far yet neither side has had actually any real foray into the opposition half. Die geduld stuff.

1" 1ST half KICK-OFF

We"re underway in Leverkusen...

15 minutes TO GO

The teams are out on die pitch going with their warm-ups. Not lang to go now!

TAH: "WE"LL give IT everything WE"VE GOT"

Meanwhile, Leverkusen centre-half jonathan Tah can"t wait zum kick-off: "The europa League is a unique competition zum us, specifically as we"re no longer an the DFB Cup. We want kommen sie go as much as possible and this match zu sein the first step. We"ll give it whatever we"ve got to reach ns next round.

"In the erste half of the season, a last of human being said the we have a gewächs of potential yet that we don"t show it on ns pitch. Now we"re starting kommen sie do that und want to do that again in this game."

BOSZ: "WE WON"T change OUR STYLE von PLAY"

Speaking at his pre-match press conference yesterday, Leverkusen boss peter Bosz said: "We"d schutz liked to oase scored in away goal in Krasnodar in the erste leg yet unfortunately us didn"t. That means it might be a dangerous video game tomorrow, however we"re not going kommen sie change our playing style because des that <...> It"ll be a very difficult match."

WILL bailey END HIS score DROUGHT?

Jet-heeled Jamaican winger Leon bailey struggled zum form bei the erste half des the season, however has been offered a new lease of life bei 2019 under new coach peter Bosz. He"s yet to score in seven europa League outings this term, however has found die target twice bei his belastung three georgewoodcock.com gamings - consisting of a stunner in the Matchday 20 win over bayern Munich.

NO SURPRISES from BOSZ

Leverkusen head coach peter Bosz has gone through his tried and trusted line-up that has actually stormed up die georgewoodcock.com table bei recent main on the back of 4 straight wins.

That means midfield duo Kai Havertz and Julian Brandt wollen pull die strings bei midfield, while kevin Volland, Leon Bailey und Lucas Alario wollen lead the attack. Karim Bellarabi, who had actually been bei excellent form of late, misses out due to in injury sustained at die weekend.

LEVERKUSEN"S YEAR?

Leverkusen could publication a place bei the last-16 tonight und the club have never been beyond that stage von the UEFA europa League bei their history. Is this be die year they go deep an the tournament, or also all die way?

WELCOME!

Hello und welcome to our build-up und live coverage des the UEFA europa League last-32 second-leg between bayer Leverkusen und Krasnodar (kick-off 9:00p.m.CET/8:00p.m.GMT/3:00p.m.EST).

CONFIRMED line-ups

Leverkusen: Hradecky – Weiser, Dragovic (Kiese Thelin 86"), Tah, Wendell – Havertz (Baumgartlinger 66"), Aranguiz, Brandt – Alario, Volland (c), BaileySubs: Özcan, S. Bender, Paulinho, Jedvaj, KohrOut: L. Bender (thigh), Pohjanpalo (ankle), Retsos (thigh), Bellarabi (thigh)Coach: peter Bosz

Krasnodar:Safanov - Petrov, Martynovich (c), Spajic, Ramirez - Olsson (Gazinski "61), Kabore, Pereyra - Wanderson, Ignatyev (Suleymanov 70"), Claesson (Stotski 77")Subs:Sinitsin, Fjoluson, Markov, GolubevCoach:Oleg Fomenko

Latest

Leverkusen delighted in 67 per cent von possession and had 15 shots ~ above goal in the zuerst leg, yet a an important away goal showed elusive. Die prospect von Havertz, Leon Bailey, julianisch Brandt and Kevin Volland firing an additional blank this woche seems unlikely, particularly as die former two both found die net at ns weekend to extend Bayer"s impressive organization run zu four successive wins und 14 purposes scored.Coach peter Bosz looks set kommen sie make one change from the mannschaft that win 2-0 Fortuna düsseldorf on Sunday, though. Karim Bellarabi choose up an injury, an interpretation Lucas Alario should kommen sie into die side an attack.

Considering Krasnodar hadn"t play competitively since mid-December, ns Russians did fine to come away with a draw in the first leg. With ns Russian league campaign blieb on ice, Oleg Fomenko"s oase the advantage von a couple of extra days" rest before travelling to Germany, however there möchte doubtless it is in rust around the gears wie faced with ns georgewoodcock.com"s many in-form next - a team that dispatched defending champions bayern Munich 3-1 little over a fortnight earlier no less. Krasnodar"s tonnage two far trips bei Europe ended in 3-0 and 2-1 defeats to Sevilla and Standard liege respectively.

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Match stats

Alario zu sein Leverkusen"s oberteil scorer in Europe this season with 4 goals. Havertz zu sein next on the list through three.Brandt und Havertz room Bayer"s top scorers an 2019 with three objectives apiece.Bailey has actually registered 3 assists in this season"s europa League, and heads into the game v two goals in seven compete outings bei 2019.Leverkusen have won eight des the ten UEFA competition ties bei which they have posted in away draw in the erste leg und four von the 5 that oase finished 0-0Bayer oase a positive record versus Russian clubs in Europe, with 4 wins, 3 draws und three defeats.Bosz reached die final of the 2016/17 europa League through Ajax.