Bayer Leverkusen are currently in second place in the Bundesliga, right behind champions Bayern Munich. We tell you the reasons behind their success. Who are the Leverkusen talents to look out for?
Perfect Paco, miserable Munich, bizarre Bayer: there were mixed fortunes for Bundesliga players on international duty this week. But how will their experiences with their countries affect their domestic form?
Two of the Bundesliga's most potent attacks go head-to-head when Bayer Leverkusen host Borussia Dortmund, but only one of them is really firing. Elsewhere, struggling Schalke face a must-win game against Mainz.
Bayer Leverkusen, who have been struggling in the Bundesliga this season, have maintained their perfect record in the Europa League. RB Leipzig made amends for a home defeat to their Austrian sister club two weeks ago.
After a furious start in which the visitors took a shock lead from the spot, Bayern took full control against Bayer Leverkusen and took all three points thanks to goals from Corentin Tolisso, Arjen Robben and James.
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