Leverkusen rid of Kaiserslautern Through Extension of Time
Leverkusen – Bayer Leverkusen takes 120 minutes of the game to get rid of a team that currently plays in the Bundesliga 2, Kaiserslautern. Leverkusen won 2-0 in the third round of the DFB-Pokal them.
In a match that took place at the BayArena on Wednesday (4/3) pm dawn, Leverkusen appear relatively dominant. There were 20 attempts they created in this fight, but only eight of which were on target, and only two of them into goals.
Kaiserslautern itself is not much to create opportunities. They only had seven attempts throughout the game and only two of them are right on target.
The first opportunity Leverkusen obtained in the fifth minute when a pass from Simon Rolfes met with a header by Sebastian Boenisch. However, Boenisch header can still be driven by Kaiserslautern goalkeeper, Marius Mueller.
Similarly, the odds are obtained Julian Brandt in the 12th minute. Brandt kick from inside the penalty box also still be stopped by Mueller.
Mueller itself does look good in this fight. There are at least six important rescue him do to keep the net safe from invasion Leverkusen players.
On the other hand, the opportunities available Leverkusen players in the second half failed to meet targets. Several times, they kick or a header wide or rising from the target.
Mueller effort to keep the safety net of conceding only until the second half alone. At 102 minutes, extra time of the first half, the goal Mueller burglarized by Hakan Çalhanoğlu.
Starting from infringement André Fomitschow against Karim Bellarabi, Leverkusen get a free kick just outside the penalty box. Calhanoglu, which does have the ability to execute a dead ball, become executioner. His free-kick failed driven by Mueller.
In the second half of extra time, precisely at minute 113, Leverkusen finally doubled the lead. This time, the goal was created by their attackers, Stefan Kiessling.
Kiessling goal stems from a misunderstanding between Mueller and defender Kaiserslautern, Willi Orban, to drive the ball in front of his own penalty area. The error is then used directly Kiessling and struck to the net after the ball into the goal.
Bayer Leverkusen: Leno, Spahic, Boenisch (Wendell 100), Toprak, Donati (Hilbert 45), Rolfes, Calhanoglu, Brandt, Castro, Bellarabi, Drmic (Kiessling 79).
Kaiserslautern: Mueller, Heubach, Orban, Schulze, Fomitschow (Stoeger 113), Demirbay (Hofmann 89), Ring, Jenssen, Zimmer, Soller (Jacob 90), Matmour.