Bayer Leverkusen beat Bayern Munich 3-0 in the German Bundesliga on Saturday night. Leverkusen increased their league lead to five points.
Finnish goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky kept a clean sheet in a massive game on Saturday night. Bayer Leverkusen, which he represents, beat Bayern Munich 3–0 in the German Bundesliga.
After the match, Hradecky thanked the head coach of Leverkusen Xabi Alonso.
– We were able to keep their attackers well under control, probably the best defensive game we’ve played this season. Tactically, we also succeeded in the button, thanks to Xabi. The rest can be seen in the final result – we scored three goals. Unbelievable, Hradecky commented Leverkusen’s website.
The win was significant for Leverkusen. The team at the top of the league slipped to within five points of Bayern with 13 rounds remaining. Leverkusen has not lost a single match this season. Now the team can lose once, and Bayern still wouldn’t advance.
Leverkusen’s captain Hradecky has saved 20 of the 21 matches of the season. In those games, he has accumulated up to ten clean sheets.
The Finnish national team goalkeeper is playing his sixth season in Leverkusen. Hradecky, who became a fan favorite after Bayern’s victory, climbed into the stands to shout at the fans.
Watch the video of Hradecky and his supporters’ party below or from this link.
The Bayern stars were disappointed
Vice-captain of Bayern Munich Thomas Müller was blunt In an interview with Sky. According to him, the defeat was not the fault of the coaching, but the players failed.
– Oliver Kahn to quote: I miss more dick from us players. We do much better in practice. Pressure is okay, but the game must have energy and freedom. We lack them, Müller stated.
Bayern’s long-time captain Manuel Neuer again said that the team’s performance was the worst in the most important match of the season.
– In that way, we cannot challenge such a team. We simply tried too little, Neuer said In an interview with the German newspaper Bild.
Also a member of Bayern’s captaincy Joshua Kimmich stated that the team’s game lacked joy, creativity, ease and freedom.
– I feel that we don’t get along among ourselves, that is, we don’t play well enough. It has to be developed really, really fast.
Bayern Munich has won the German championship 11 times in a row. Last season, the team narrowly beat Borussia Dortmund. At the end of the season, the top two were tied, but the championship went to Bayern thanks to a better goal difference.