hello over one, and welcome Thio fills fight play by play for this Bundesliga match.
Today it is buyer lever, cruising verse, Bercy adornment.
It is a clash of third and fifth, and it will be a tightly contested match on.
We'll get into the pregame stuff here in a second.
Let me just share out the link to make sure that people can tune in on Twitter.
So I'll get this link out and then we'll be able to get started with all the pre match talk.
We look at a few things headed into this matchup of two clubs that are vying for Champions League qualification.
Primarily, although Dorfman are just on the periphery of the title race as well.
So a lot of implications in this one.
And, uh, yeah, As soon as I get the street out, we'll get straight into it.
Um, far so, uh, taking a look at these two teams Lever Cruise in hosting today they sit 5th 34 points.
Uh, that one of the interesting story lines of this one.
Obviously, Peter Busch, the Dutchman managing lever cousin now had previously been the manager of doormen for a brief stint.
He spent 24 matches in charge of doormen, started off great six out of seven wins at the start of his 10 year a doorman, then only 12 more games out of the next 17.
And so he found himself out of a job as a doorman.
Moved on and Lucy and far far took over in, uh, in Doorman.
But Bosch is looking thio kind of revitalize his reputation.
He qualified for the Champions League last year, which is a big step for for Lever.
Cousin Andi is looking to qualify for the champions like again, obviously sitting just outside of the Champions League places.
So, um, and currently finding himself.
He finished third in the group in in the Champions League this year.
So they're in the Europa League.
And there they drawn against Porto in the first knockout round, the round of 32 in the Europa League.
The history for leverage cousin in this fixture Not ideal.
Um, Lever cousin have lost the last four against Ortmann.
They're winless in six against Baba Ba and AA one win in 10 s o.
It has been an absolute famine in terms of points.
Uh, four lever cousin in this fixture.
They have also this season they are hosting this match.
Do you think that would be an advantage but Lever Cruise and more points on the road than at home this year? So Lever cousin, struggling a little bit in front of their home supporters.
And, uh, and meanwhile, doorman just absolutely feasting every time that they played, uh, play Lever Cruise and it seems dormant.
The last picture four nil against against lover cruising.
That was obviously at that doorman.
But Lucy and far, uh, the their loss in the Po Cal in the day a day of Babu call, um to verte.
Bremen ended a three game winning streak in which each win they scored five goals S o.
They absolutely been blowing teams out of the water recently, but that 32 lost toe Bremen in the cup and did that run.
But they are the first team since Brucie and Munchengladbach in 1972 1973 to start the, uh, rough Runda, as it's called the the second half of the Bundesliga season after the winter break.
To start with three consecutive wins, scoring five goals has been done since 1973.
Um, and it's the first time that doorman opens the winner the winner season, as it's called, uh, with three consecutive wins in seven years.
So they haven't done that in quite a while.
Doorman sitting third on 39 points can go level with leaders Bayern with a win.
It's it's kind of crazy to be at this point of the season and still be, um, we had talked about Byron being kind of ah, kind of a mess a TTE the beginning of the season.
And here they are, still still top and and still just dominating the lead shot Thio shot to Grant in the chat.
How's it going? Um uh, yeah.
So that kind of rounds out the story lines here.
Ah, a lot of story lines in the starting Elevens.
Um, with with regards to players facing their former club, it is.
Ah, couple of starts for doorman today.
Emery chan getting his Bundesliga his full Bundesliga debut for doorman since joining on loan from you Aventis.
And, uh, he thinks Lee did, uh, you came up with fire lover coos and so, uh, memory chance, starting against his former team, as is Uli and Brent.
Who, uh, who gets a start against ah, against his former employers, where he spent eight years and really started his, um, his career in earnest.
Thanks to Johnny, for the for the fans, the tickets.
I appreciate that.
So I'm going to, uh, now, let's, uh let's talk about the starting lineups real quick.
Um, it is a, um, as I get my get my Pulitzer Cream oppa's.
Well, um, trying to get everything situated here.
Um, so as we all right, got my stream up and then sorry.
Still situating things.
Um, what else we got? Uh, All right.
Let me, uh I'm just gonna take a very quick break.
Uhm And then I'll be back with the team news here in a second, so just bear with me and I'll be right back.
Thio, go through the go through the lineups.
Apologies for the for the little delay, but as ah, as we get ready to go through the lineups here, Um, another notable start in this one early in Holland, starting for Dorfman.
And, uh, he has been absolutely on fire.
Um, the best ever start to a Buddhist league.
A career followed up a best ever start to a Champions League career So early.
Seven goals in his 1st 3 appearances for four doormen since joining from RV Salzburg.
And it's just incredible what he's done on.
We'll see if he can see if he can continue that as he starts today.
But, um, the starting lineup for Lever cousin as we as we get things going here, Lucas predates key starts in goal.
Yonathan Tough, uh, spend Bender.
Well, Yonathan toss starts at centre back, and, uh, he starts next to new addition Edmund Top Soba.
The Burkina Fasso International joined, uh, this January from Vitoria Guimaraes in Portugal.
So he starts a centerback next to er next to Yonathan Top.
Um, then at, uh, right back, we have Lawrence Bender, um, Lawrence Bender, the veteran German starting in that right back spot.
And then, uh, daily sink grove in the young, uh, young Dutchman who joined from my axe.
He gets a start.
It left back, uh, in midfield.
It is Sven Bender who have been used primarily at centre back.
Up to this point, he makes a start in defensive midfield.
Um, and then, uh, chi ha verts and not iam.
Amiri will start in a little more advanced positions in midfield.
Amiri kind of the box to box Roll chi.
Harvard's obviously, um, or attacking my amore attack minded player player.
Um, Moussa Dobby will start out on the wing, Um, the 20 year old French Emily and, uh, former P s G player getting the start.
He's become more influential this season for four buyer lever cousin.
Then, uh, then Kevin Fu Oland starting up top for leverage shoes.
And he leads the team in goals and assists seven of each.
The 27 year old and then, uh, Kareem Bella Robbie starting out on the right hand side and ah, that will complete the, uh, the starting lineup for buyer Lever cousin.
And as for Dorfman's team, they, uh, as I said, a couple of interesting starts in here for them.
But Roman Burkey is going to start in in goal for doormen.
No surprises there, Dan Axel zag ado starts in in central defense next to Mats Hummels Mats, almost famous for his moves between ah, doorman and, uh and Bayern Munich.
Um, and it will be a back three with Manuela con Gee, getting a start in central defense as well.
After off a key me the still on loan around Madrid player, We'll start it right back with, uh, with Raphael Guerreiro getting the start out on the left.
Um Axel Vessel and Emirates Shan are gonna be featuring in the midfield for, ah, for Bercy adornment and then up top.
It is a potent attack with Hidden Sancho, the still just 19 year old Englishman starting out on the right, 12 goals and 13 assists in just 18 Bundesliga appearances this year.
He's been absolutely a different level this season.
Uh, you'll Ian Brandt.
As I said, Julian Brandt gets a start against his former club along with Emery Chan in the back.
And then early Holland will lead the line.
Um, from the get go, he's primarily come off the fish for ah, for Dorfman so far.
And in this one, he gets he gets the start.
So, um yeah, s o the team news.
Let me know what you guys think of the teams for.
Um, as the teams are out and we're about to have a handshake and get things started.
Um, they are at the Bay Arena in lever cruisin full house and a nice T faux displayed by the Lever cousin the Lever Cruise and faithful Lever Cruise until we die, says the tea foe.
And with an actual full skeleton on display, it is a pretty, uh, pretty intimidating is a undead king, I believe on the tip of display.
A nice way to start things off with a mosaic as well in the home.
And and, uh, the captains now out Thio have the coin toss and humbles and Bender Lars Bender having the having a handshake with the referee at midfield Um, Marcus Schmidt taking charge of this one for for the day of Bob, you know, And a look at pizza or Bush the lever cruise in Boss.
Um thank you, Thio.
Thank you to Seahawks girl for the for the tickets as well.
And, uh, yeah, I think we're in for a really good match today.
I hope you guys will stick around for this one as we'll see what the We'll see what the reception is like for Emory Chan as he plays his first game back in Leverkusen since leaving for Liverpool.
Um and uh yet for about 10 million euros and then now returning via Aventis to the Lever Cousins opponents and we are underway in Leverkusen Lever coups in starting out slow trying to build from the back.
But Belle Robbie's given it away.
Sancho might be on to this one. Exquisite for Holland.
Holland tried to return it to Sancho, and that was very nearly in early chance for doorman straight out of the gate less than 30 seconds in.
But it couldn't quite work the passing now things opening up for leverage.
Cruise and **** operates on the ball, found full and out on the left hand side, normally playing a bit more central.
And he just switched spots with the abbey, who will patrol that left flank for Lever cousin Holland, inches away from creating a goal for Sansho there and, uh, now top playing it through, too.
Amiri, who had dropped the he said, Edmund Top sober getting is debut today for Lever Cousin top so but eat goals in all competitions for Victoria Gim Irish in in Portugal, most most fans of the Premier League may know that particular team and maybe that particular talent due to a then playing ****nal in the group stages.
First foul of the game given away and a sore one left on Uly and Brandt seems in quite a bit of pain.
Lars Bender came across him in It does not look good for you and Brad.
Just two minutes in here we look at the giveaway again.
Belle Robbie just dallied on the ball, and Holland tried to return it for Sancho.
And that type of position would have been would've been curtains as we take a look.
Yeah, Lars Bender just left a left, a challenge in on Julian Brandt.
And he's up now and walking seems, seems like you'd probably be able to run this one off.
Time will tell, and now slip from Guerrero and Diab be surging into the area.
Let the shot go, but it was blocked by Mats Hummels, Lever cousin tried to pounce on that give away their by Guerrero but similarly to, ah, to the doorman chance of the other end.
Early on, it was not able to be fully taken.
Control of his vessel brings that clearance from Hubble's under control.
And now doorman will look to build their attacks down the right flank but cut out by Bender and behind.
And it is out for a for a doorman and throw Diab be onto the ball in a flash.
And he is such a dangerous player.
He's got lots of technical ability.
But now doorman tryingto break quickly and far.
Favre Ah, pictured there, cheering on his team and just encouraging them to be a little sharper.
Doorman can be dangerous in so many ways as they bring that throw from Lever Cruise and under control, and it'll go all the way back to Burkey and Burkey will play it out to Zog ADO.
And then Brandt funds it in central midfield.
Sancho, sliding tackle from Bella.
Robby needed to keep Sancho reaching that one.
But doorman get the throw in financial with the throat.
He plays the ball across midfield, just out of the reach of Diab E, who was looking to intercept and now doorman again trying to build out from the back.
Eventually they go over the top, but it's over.
Hit and into the hands of Lucas Credit ski in goal for lever, cousin Long gone now from the back up towards fall into, tried to hold it up but couldn't do so.
Endor*****t bring you back under control.
Feels like a pattern emerging in the game as Sancho latching onto this long ball down the left hand side.
He's got Brandt inside of them, Sancho going past way.
It gets a return ball from Brand, finds Holland in the center, and Holland couldn't bring it under control.
Well, that was very nearly a beautiful opener.
Holland unable t fashion anything from that.
And then the long ball forward from Leverage Cruise and put into touch.
I think Sancho probably coulda shot there.
He tried to play Holland in, and I thought, Yeah, Sancho probably could have taken the chance when he received that return ball from Brandt.
He was in space in the box, probably should have been a little more selfish.
The back heel from Brandt was perfect, and then Sancho just played it across in Holland, wasn't expecting the ball.
Holland's anticipation obviously wanted some of the best.
Andi just couldn't anticipate that ball from Sancho.
Good seeking ball here, out wide for sync.
Robin for leverage.
Susan I was a little want to with Bender, and that's Lars Bender.
Just to be clear, Harvard's Bella Robbie loose past again from Bella, Robbie and San chose onto it.
Sanchez so involved in these early stages and his past was just deflected as he tried to look for the through the through ball nice touch from Harvard's and Lever Cruise and trying to cut counter, but played too far out in front of them.
And the counter breaks down Doorman with the throw good tempo to this game and both teams looking to latch on to loose passes and really counter pressing and trying to win the ball high at the field.
So as has been done here by sync, Robin and then Diab ease onto it.
Ya be Just ease off it, though, by a Condi and then play through to Emory Chan to Witzel.
And now saga do out wide for Correra Guerrero, the Portuguese international.
Yeah, the Portuguese international joined from Loria Laurie on in France.
Just 12 million euros, three goals and three assists to his name so far this season is handball in midfield.
Thereby, Sancho, Jadon, Sancho! I mean, way spoke about is we spoke about his stats and the amount of goals and assists our impressive in and of themselves.
But what's even crazier is he hasn't played nine games this season out of his 18 appearances, So half of his appearances he's registered a goal and an assist.
Absolutely ridiculous return for a 19 year old who ventured out of his home country when he was just 17.
So absolutely ridiculous for Ah, for a player who now feels like he's been on the international stage for quite a while.
Lever coups in playing it around the back, just trying to settle things down a little bit here.
Probably thought the tempo was maybe favoring dormant a bit.
Doorman, though it has to be said in, uh, especially in the matches in the first half of the season.
They are susceptible defensively, and maybe that's why Lucy and Father has gone for the the back five or the back three.
If you like three central defenders just to try to shore things up a little bit, it is.
I mean, Roman Burkey, uh, has played 17 of the Bundesliga games so far.
He's only he's registered just five clean sheets and they've allowed.
Ah, could They've allowed 27 goals.
So defensively, just a little lax.
Umm, as Sancho with a square ball across that doesn't quite find, uh, its target brought in in midfield.
But doorman, not giving the ball away, able to hold on to it and now play it back across their central defense.
And it's, uh, zag ado looking for a long switch out to the Thio Dorfman's right hand side.
But they can't bring it down and now brought back onto it.
Breast going back through, Hakimi running towards the box and a good sliding intervention by sync.
Robin there dearly sink.
Robin has not ceded his place in Leverkusen.
The Dutchman, who was a youth player at here and then and then made the move toe I accident, made 86 appearances for the famous Dutch club before moving Thio before moving to Lever Cruisin.
And he it seems like he's made that left back position is only started every game in the new year.
Four straight starts for sync, Ravin Goodwin in midfield and now do ya be trying to send Volland away but cut out and now they're able Thio.
Dorfman's able to play it back across their back.
Three once again, Harvard supplying some pressure here as his Bella Robbie.
But Guerrero goes past him.
Sancho, now Sancho, now dispossessed, and it's out for adornment.
It's providing the tracking back there a lot of work great being expended, hereby leverage cruising in the defensive sense, just trying to keep doorman from getting down.
That left, they have mainly attacked on the left.
But this time the attack comes down the right Brandt.
Lucky me looking for some space comes back to Chan.
Chance made a run ahead of Branch Brandt Brandt's past cut out and now live accusing, looking to counter again was full and found fouled.
There he waas, Hummels with the foul and now lever cousin with a free kick just inside their own.
Half It all goes back to Bender and now Todd Top Soba, and we haven't called tops of his name much yet, but it does look like it's a back three for leverage.
Who's Emma's? Well, matching each other shape a spell.
Robbie waves at that one, and Guerrero threatens to get away from him but covered well by Yonatan Ta and then ah, Guerrero down with a hand to the face and Leverkusen will put the ball out.
Yeah, I don't think there's much in it.
Guerrero's really just run in tow.
Yonathan Tahu stood his ground Bella Robbie with at that clearance and couldn't, uh, couldn't make contact.
But the end of the day, Todd did really well, too.
Muscle Guerrero off the ball fairly and the ball is back in play, but lover coos and give it away in midfield.
Chan with the interception chin gets it back.
Vissel hacked down there by Bella Robbie and it hasn't hasn't been a banner start for Bella Robbie, who is in his eighth season with leverage, who's in the ER, the German and Ah, Moroccan player as Ah, Amiri chasing that ball down but goes out for a doorman throw and things have become a little bit disjointed now as Brant plays a ball through looking for the runoff aqui me down the right hand side, held in, kept out from, kept from being a corner by top soba and then cleared long and into touch by lever coups. And it will be a doorman.
Throw once again.
Yeah, just become a little bit broken up, a little bit disjointed, the counter attacks not flowing as freely as they did in the opening stages as Ah, we played just about 14 minutes.
Holland, trying to bring the ball down, couldn't top bringing it away for leverage cousin.
And then Harvard's playing it out wide for Bella.
Robbie, who opts to play back to Fred, that skiing goal lover coos and just having a little bit of trouble playing through doorman long ball from her jetski long ball, one by lever Cruise in the Amiri, running into midfield, slides it through for Harvard's Harvard's past might beyond for full and who made the run in from the left side, but Harvard saw it too late.
Profits gets the ball back from Bender lever coups in just building on the edge of Dorfman's area.
First time we've really seen them in these types of areas.
Top soba for it on the left hand side for Lever cousin just getting involved in the attack a little bit as that ball comes off of a gourmand player for 11 years and throw it was a key.
Me comes across the top.
Della Robbia gives it back to him Bender and we've played 15 into the 16th minute.
Now won both word Harvard's making a run in behind Condi Condi, taking it to the corner and then playing a back heel, which is one by Poland.
Volen back to Harvard's Harvard's couldn't find Bender.
Amiri, with some skill on the edge of the box, has to play it back, but Amiri finds Harvard's Who's Out on the left wing.
Cross comes in, deflected behind for a corner in the first quarter of the game goes Lever cousins way.
They've grown into the game over the last couple of minutes corner now crowding the six yard box, and it's flicked on by a doorman head.
They won't be able to keep this in, and it will be a lever, cruise and throw, but they avoid the danger, for now, leverage, whose impact? Every single player into that six yard box and really tried toe force Burkey into into a bit of bother.
But no, uh, no worries.
There is Dorfman one.
The initial header, and then the throw comes into the box head or one again by doorman.
But Lever cousin eventually win the ball and play it all the way back.
Thio to Bender chasing back Sven Bender, playing in the center of a back three.
So top soba on the left of the back three taught on the right with Bender in the middle and then, ah, Lars Bender plying his trade in central midfield.
Which is probably more so what he's known for.
But he had been playing left back pretty much exclusively for Lever cruising up to this point.
So Bosch, looking for perhaps a new shape in a new and some new, answers Thio to some problems that doorman present as Ah Chan tries to play ball through to Sancho out on the left hand side.
He'll get there and hold it in tracks by Bella Robbie.
But was he off? He waas past just didn't come early enough.
He's coming back.
It was actually coming back from an offside position and didn't fully get onside.
Good spot by the assistant.
So free kick toe lever cousin played short toe.
Harvard's from Ta ta, gets it back and then tries to go long deflected and then eventually cleared with a wild boot from Bender.
Squeeze through Holland Holland with a chance here, and it saved saved Erling Holland's with a early chance.
He was on side as well.
He looked like he might be off, but he was on, and the left footed shot from the narrow angle couldn't couldn't squeeze it.
Basque past her.
Jetski, who did well on, stood tall at his near post.
Some of the mosaic being tossed that Julian Brandt not getting the warmest reception as he goes to take this corner Julian brought goes into the center, headed away by Harvard's initially volley came back in, but, well, wide Sancho.
It would have taken something spectacular to score from there, and lover coos and restarting from the goal.
Kick a long ball out towards Harvard's Harvard's really playing a free roll in attack as this ball through from a mere reports Volland Volland at the other end, Kevin fallen.
The lever Cruise and fans go absolutely crazy.
What a counter! It's act from Leverkusen.
The ball from Amiri was inch perfect out of midfield.
Kevin fallen under pressure, brought it under control and finished calmly left footed, low past Roman Burkey, Lever Cruise and take the lead.
Holland had a chance at the other end full and makes no mistake.
He's onside as well.
Hummels. Just place him on.
And as Hummels came across them, it's a great left foot.
It finish across Rome on Burkey.
What a goal for leverage, cousin.
And this will likely break this game wide open, right on the right, on the 20th minute.
Mark what it take? A swell with the outside of the right boot.
And then I finished with the left.
Kevin Volland, with his eighth goal of this Bundesliga campaign, still the leading scorer and showing Peter Boss that he's he's rewarding his faith in him ahead of the likes of Lucas Alario in this lever Crewson attack.
Well, this will likely get things going is brought, brought counterattacking at the other end and that narrow angle he couldn't finish similar to fall.
And it was a bad giveaway, just a miscommunication there between Nadia Miri and Lars Bender in midfield, Todd did well to get a crossing good save by her desk.
Ia's well, and it'll be another corner and Brandt being pelted with the mosaic, uh, just pieces of paper and, uh, Sancho going to take the corner instead, as the mosaic from the pre match display is crumpled up and used as a way to throw the corner takers off.
Sancho takes it free header in the middle of its A goal.
Bats Hubble's well, that's almost.
He's known for scoring goals like that from set pieces, and it's a bullet header that brings Doorman immediately level pegging back. Clever cousin.
Just after they took the lead.
Well, this game is absolutely burst to life.
What a run from the edge of the box that Mats Hummels makes.
He isn't picked up tall, loses him in the mess of bodies.
There's a stumble in there from Bender as well, and Hubble's.
If you want to find anyone with a set piece, you want to find anyone's head with a set piece.
It's Mats Hummels, the captain, reducing the, uh, reducing the arrears and making it level just like that.
Well, it was a bad giveaway in midfield this his first goal of the season, and it was a bad giveaway in midfield that led to that corner. Four.
Doorman Sancho put in a great ball and lever cruisin, unable.
Thio hold onto that lead for more than a minute and 1/2 basically as, Ah Lever Cruise and now trying to get for themselves.
But it's cleared into touched by Dorfman for a lever, cruise and throat.
Well, this game, already living up to its billing, both teams playing for their campaigns, essentially as a lever cousin trying to force their way into the top four.
Dorfman, trying to maintain their place there as well as put pressure on Bayern Munich at the top of the table.
Love accusing with a throw deep in Dorfman territory.
Amiri tries to head it on for Ah Bender, but it's forced all the way back to Radetsky.
What a ball from Sancho Worth mentioning Sancho Grasses for 13th system that their 14th assist of the season.
Amazing Bella Robbie in trouble at the back again.
But top Sobers found Harvards and then Harvard's fouled in midfield.
Witzel and Leverkusen will have a free kick inside their own half.
They start quickly.
Bella Robbie getting forward down the right.
This time he's got Diab.
Be ahead of them who switched flanks.
The left footed player Diab be trying to go past Zag a Do ya be curled in across.
It will come to Amiri lays it across, cut back in by sin.
Crabbing my comfort.
Oh, he's offside! The flag was up.
A wry smile from Moussa do ya be? Was he offside here? Yeah, he's off.
He should have come back.
He should have come back.
This initial pass comes off the head of Ah of Hummels in in the centre centre Defense unlucky for Lev, accusing because the ball back in by sync.
Robin was good job.
He just should have gotten himself back on side.
He really just He waited for the line to come to him and it never did So it is still 11 Burkey urging his players forward as he looks to go long as we've played 25 minutes.
11 in Lever Cousin, the opener from Fallen immediately canceled out by a bullet header.
Mats Hummels, on Jaden san, chose 14th assist of the season as now long ball forward for Sancho, her debts Key was really smart off his line, got out there and slid out and collected the ball.
Sancho was in acres of space, if not for that smart play from the Finnish goalkeeper for lever cousin, as now lever crews of winning the ball back of Mary.
Was he just brought down there? No, he wasn't Bella Robbie.
Those smart to cut out the past and now passed a couple of players has some options here, including Halford's out on the right.
Harvard's back in field just tackled off the ball by Emirates Shawn and then put into touch by the big German.
As we said another doorman player who's making his return to lever coups.
And in this Emery Chen's first return to the BayArena since his departure for Liverpool doorman winning the ball back and playing a nice little intricate pattern there on the right hand side and eventually working it back to Berk.
Ito try to beat the press, and now they'll go long through a Con Ji credit.
Ski out to watch this one out for a goal kick for lever cousin playing out from the back here, a little bit of pressure, as you'd expect, doorman applying and ball given away.
Bye bye Lever Cruising vessel played in field like Sancho and Chan looked to find Holland couldn't quite, and now another counter might be on for Lever Cousin, They've got Harvards and ya be on the right hand side.
Chi Harvard's slides it through for Diab, Who's onside? Diab ease ball back into the box, cut out.
And then Hummels able to bring it under control and play back to Berk E.
Who will boot boot it long, one in the air by Holland, but then taken under the spell of Top Sova back to sink Robin.
And now Lever cousin will look to build from the back once again.
Holland trying to cut out the passing lane for tops over there but couldn't quite get enough of a foot on it to bring it under control.
And now Lever cousin trying a different route, Um, still playing it around the center backs, just trying to find a little more space.
Dorfman's presses eased off just ever so slightly here as we approached the half hour mark, letting Lever cruisin pass it around the back, and they know they're not getting too close to gold That way, the goal itself for leverage cruising came from a counter.
It's act credit ski going long once again, one in midfield by Chan onto the head of Sancho, but he nods it back into the path of a Mary.
Not am Amiri past hover.
It's plays it out right for Bella.
Robbie on the overlap bell.
Robbie look to play an early cross in off of Guerrero and out for a lever.
Cruise and throat? Well, certainly.
Ah, certainly this game feeds the Bundesliga's identity is one of the most exciting leagues as D.
A B looks to curl one in, but he needed to start it further outside of that far post.
And to really ever threaten Roman Burkey from that distance.
Never really generated the power or the curl necessary to be the experience.
Swiss keeper Guerrero and Sancho exchanging passes.
Sancho trying to go past Bella Robbie, who just lets the ball roll out for Throat Sancho back to his feet.
Look for a foul.
Amiri trying to switch the ball out.
But D Abby hadn't made that run forward yet.
And, uh, it's a con Gee, who's able to watch it out for a gourmand throw, which he takes quickly to Vittel, gets it back Akane gee and then place it back to Burkey Lever Cousins press intensifying here is he? They tried to dare doorman to play through it.
Bender cuts that out but couldn't get it to Harvard's.
And now doorman may play through the through the press.
Is Sancho surging down the left? Sancho, one on one with time, tried to slide it through for that under lapping run from Guerrero and then ta holds it in and is able to put it out for a throw rather than a corner as we played 1/2 hour now, Sancho, couple of opportunities here to really make a difference in attack, hasn't quite found the right past.
He had his Emery chance on the ball for Dornan now quite found the right past the link up, but it's been, uh, you can see how influential he can be.
He's obviously provided an assist already from a set piece, but you can see how influential E is from open play as well, and the numbers speak for themselves.
Zog Ado going long.
How Hollande, trying to muscle Bender off the ball, does just about bronc gets onto it.
It's back through for Holland Holland, one on one with the keeper.
Her desk. He's out.
He's out of no man's land a little bit now retreats to his line.
Holland couldn't fashion a shot, tries to cross it back into the area, and it's cleared away by lever coups in Harvard's Chasing this one, as is fallen Diab.
Be challenging for it as well.
But Dorfman able Thio, bring it under control through a Con Ji and now Vissel Aqui Mi ran in field and got dispossessed.
Diab, be not able to bring that one under control and then fouls Akane Ji in the process.
Do you have you just left a boot in that new bit of a bit of a naughty one from D.
Abby, Maybe a little bit lucky to escape a escape of booking long ball up towards Sancho, headed away initially by Todd and then, uh, cleared away after the return from Bella Robbie.
But it was awkward and dormant ableto get it back in.
Then Belle Robbie puts it into touch doorman with the throat.
Emery San plays the ball back to Hummels, who will return the ball to Burkey Kevin Poland, chasing this one Vissel back to Burkey, and Burkey will look to go long now to avoid this press top.
Soba tried to win that header couldn't Emory Chan now going forward for Dorfman, Guerrero? Guerrero can hit them from that distance? And he did.
It was blocked away by top Chan from distance.
It's a stunner from every region.
Well, what a Bundesliga debut that is for M right, Chan.
That is an absolutely amazing goal from M right Chan, pure FIFA.
He lined it up from about light it up from about 30 yards.
Not a ton of power.
Just hit it with Curl.
Oh, my water goal.
It's a stunning goal for M Region.
He's got absolutely no business escorted from there and perhaps a little message to you, Aventis on what they're missing out on.
He was straight over to the manager, straight over to the manager.
Thio Thank him for bringing him back and giving him the chance.
Well, that'll be on highlight reels for quite some time and his Bundesliga debut against his former club.
Unbelievable to one doorman.
That is one that Emery Chan will remember for a long, long time.
I have chills genuine.
That was incredible, privileged to be ableto watch that strike even on TV doorman backing possession and you have to say.
Since Lever cousins, Goal Doorman has been absolutely in control and now a foul.
And it'll be a yellow card here for large bender lever cousins.
Captain, maybe letting a little bit of frustration show.
Yeah, I just you have to want it on Acconci there and just stepped on his foot.
I don't I think it might be a little unlucky to get a yellow for it.
Longball over the top from Dorfman looking for Brant Top Soba Able Thio.
Win that one initially and then Holland with a shove on bender Sven Bender and now gets a little bit of a talking to leverage Cruise and fans bang for a yellow card for the, uh, the young Norwegian.
It was a little bit of a strange one because he's got no.
There's really no reason for him to shove Sven Bender.
There was a strange one because they weren't even competing for the ball or anything.
Lever cousin, who had a chance there to win it high up the pitch.
But again, doorman playing out.
And now Emery Chan, really believing in his abilities, plays a long pass through looking for a t me, but not able to find a lover, coos and back in possession Lever cruise and have shown, though they can be dangerous on the counter and with the right past, they can get in behind.
Ah, it's a tough ask.
They're having trouble playing through planes.
Resort minute could be that pizza of all.
She needs to find a different, a different shape because they're being a little bit nullified by the same shape from doorman.
So could be a change.
And I mean playing, playing the five at the back is is it a benefit? Because you leave the option as leverage cruise and do win the ball, hide the field here.
Amiri right across the halfway line, plays it across the state.
Grabbing it gives you flexibility to be able to change the shape.
If you want to add another midfielder or ah, well, really, that that would be the move, in my opinion, just to add a little bit of control to proceedings because right now most of their possession is across the back three.
So maybe going to a back four and, uh, bringing on another midfielder.
We're bringing Ana just to change, you know, if you change to that back for instead, it can provide you with a little bit more options in midfield.
So I think that's where leverage Cruz is being a little overrun right now.
Um, vessel and Chan and then Brandt tracking back as well.
Just doing a good job of keeping Lever cousin from having any type of possession in midfield is do ya be given a foul here vessel Not happy with the decision.
And I I thought initially it didn't really look like there was much contact.
Boot doesn't really make a whole lot of contact.
And then a booking for Guerrero descent, I guess.
Um, the reason behind that one.
He wasn't involved in the challenge, So it must have been for decide.
Oh, yeah, I guess it's because he kicked the ball away and Guerrero picking up a booking not ideal.
When you have Attackers like Harvard's that you have to track the rest of the game, the referee, obviously he's gonna he's Guerrero will be under a bit of a microscope, taking another look at the goals.
I mean full and does so well, they're the past from Amiri is very good but full and does so well to get on the end of it and put it away.
But then straight down the other end humbles with a bullet header into the far post.
And then this strike from Chan, I mean, put it on the SportsCenter top 10.
It's number one.
It just an unbelievable strike as ah, the one before it did go out for a goal kick here and, well, not too bad for shot back in the Bundesliga.
Placed right in the top corner.
Fairytale stuff for Emory Chan, who has to be said he's endured a tough start as Holland cuts that pass out.
But Sancho eased off the ball by Bella. Robbie.
Um, you know, he's endured a tough year with you. Vent ISI.
He wore down his Liverpool contract and left for you Vent.
He was, you know, going on big money.
He was able to to goto a place where they're basically guaranteed a league title every year, and he's he's really struggled to get in the team.
He struggled with coaches coaching changes as well.
Sorry, obviously coming in and not, um, not really giving Chan much of a chance, especially with the glut of midfielders thatyou Aventis have have access to.
But he's getting his chance now on loan, and he's, ah, provided a lot of value in this half.
And then I mean, what a stunning goal Lover coos.
And back in possession well played back to toss.
Bender left it for him and nearly cut out there by Holland.
But now the long ball from her jetski one in the air by Hummels Vittel flicks it through towards Brunt.
Diab be pat! Goat goes past enough.
It was Guerrero who went past ya be.
And now Guerrero gets it back from Sancho.
It's just out of the stretched toe of Holland.
And now one back by Hummels Fallen thought he was fouled vessel to Brandt, out to Sancho, Sancho through to Guerrero with the no look as well.
Sancho curls it to the far post Vensel on the volley, and he didn't get his body shape right, and it goes over the bar into the lever, cruise and faithful down in the Nord Curva, the ball in from Sancho.
But of all the players on the field that you expect to get that technique, right? Vittles.
Not one of them fits a latte for all his quality, not the ER, not the most, uh, gifted finishers this long ball up towards full.
And he almost got to it.
Hummels puts it behind, though, for a corner in Leverkusen with just three minutes remaining in the half Lever cruise and have a chance here.
Harvard's takes it short.
It's trying to change the angle here towards the back post in my fault.
Kevin Folan has a second.
Kevin, Fallen right at the end of the first half, grabs a second to bring Lever cruising back level.
It was looking like doorman had the chance to pull away right at the end of the half.
It was pinball in the box, really well done by Bender at the far post, I believe, and then ta as well toe hold this in.
Everybody's on side toss somehow holds this in and then fall in scores well past.
It took a slight deflection, one of what a way to hold that in, and it fell kindly for fallen.
It took a deflection, and Burkey couldn't quite save it.
Fallen with a good low finish, and Burkey didn't see it until it was already passed him.
Basically, it struck is right, right Me.
And it was passed him.
And now fallen with another brace.
Nine goals this season.
Harvard's now on the ball for leverage Cruise, and they've got their tails up again in Harvard's fouled by Witzel in midfield.
Well, looks like Dorfman.
We're pulling away Lever cruising back level, buoyed by the crowd now as well.
Well, one on the left. There by sync.
Robin plays it back to a large bender.
And then the vendor brothers connect Yonathan Todd out wide for Bella.
Robbie, Bella, Robbie tracked by Guerrero.
Remember Guerrero on a booking has to be.
Has to be careful here.
And Bella Robbie Officer played back to Taw And now across to Amiri Amiriyah Creative Force Oh, match state grav in Has Diab be outside of him? Do ya be with the chance to put a ball into the box and just let it get to his head and over hits it? Boss, not happy with that delivery from his French winger, well, fallen has been one of the longest serving, um, lever Cruisin players in the team.
This his 137th and now 49 goals for the club, none of them coming this campaign and full and, uh, not always the most consistent striker.
But he has been that consistent force for Lever Cruise in this year.
He, uh, part of a little Kadre of, ah, experienced Germans with the vendor brothers who were products of 18 60 Munich.
Um, the You know, the other Munich club, if you will, who self relegated just a couple of years ago by not applying for a second division license and going to the fourth Division just like that? Lucky me, Miss controls this one sink Robin clears it, but only as far as a con.
Gee, then it comes to Emory Chan now all the way across the Guerrero.
Guerrero's got options.
He plays it to the far post.
Brandt made a good run, and it's just over his head.
I mean, he pulled his running towards the penalty spot.
Guerrero played the past towards the back post, and it was over his head, but cosseted a little bit better ball, and that's a one on one situation for Uly and Brett.
Aqui me now Emery Tran trying to put a ball into the box.
It's blocked for a corner, and the referee will not let them take it.
Um, so it will be halftime lever cruise into Morrissey.
Half of football quality goals all around.
Kevin Volland open the scoring and then, uh, Matt's almost immediately pegged them back with a bullet header off the corner.
Emery Chan looked like he was securing a dominant spell for doorman with a absolute wonder goal from about 30 yards curled into the top corner.
Her desk he could do about that one.
But after a good Vittel chance and to make it 31 Lever Cruise and go down the other end force a corner and Yonathan Yonathan Taz ball across fine found, Ah, Kevin fallen for his second of the game.
It's another brace for Fallen, and his ninth goal of the season ensures that they go into halftime level.
It is too, too, at the Bay Arena, and wow, what what a what? 1/2 one can only hope that the second half of delivers as much as as that just did, as we take a look at the goals again.
What a touch from falling the ball from Amiri, so good.
And then the left foot is finished.
Made no mistake, did volunteer slides in front of the Nord Curva, but immediately the header from humbles.
We know how dangerous he is from set pieces and then Shan's goal.
Gosh, I never get sick of that.
What a strike, father.
Straight over to the bench, Chan celebrating with the with the whole team.
But then falling Peg Doorman back and it puts us to to Well, wow, that's all I have to say.
What? An adverti*****t for the Buddhist League and as we football us.
It's meant to be the tag line for the Bundesliga, and it is not disappointing at the moment.
22 And, uh, with that, I will be taking a quick break for ah, for halftime.
Um, and then I will be back for all the second half action before I leave, I will stop by the chat because I am.
So I'm very neglectful of the chat and I apologize for that.
But yeah, if you guys have anything, um, any thoughts about the first half.
Gosh, I mean, wow.
I hope you guys are watching this Able Thio able to tune in because it is It is just a lot of fun and both these teams providing a lot of entertainment, and it's poised now for just an absolutely brilliant second half.
So I will see you guys at the start of the second half as I take a quick break here, but I hope you'll join me, and I'll see you soon.
Um, happy to be able Thio to provide some alternate commentary and some, uh, some fun with this one.
Um, the last couple of games that I've done have been scoreless draws like I was I was feeling like I was a little cursed if I'm being honest and, uh, yeah, getting a treat.
So I'm paying, paying it back in watching what is already a classic and just just tow for those jewels are pre match talk.
Um, the implications of this one.
As we take a look at the table, the implications of this one Bayern our top on 42 points, Dorland with a win, would go level with Bayern with with having played a game more so.
Byron Byron a play this weekend, but they play lifesaving, so it's very possible that doorman could in theory, Um and you know, if well, if, let's say, take all three points, the bottom line is they would go top for a time.
And if life they take points off fire and then they trail only by a point and they'd be a level with Leipzig.
So it putting themselves back into with a win.
They're putting themselves back into the conversation for a potential title race.
And we know that Byron hasn't been the most consistent this year, although they have started the second half of the season on absolute fire.
Um, but Gladbach has struggled a little bit, but on the other hand, um, Lever cruisin with a win would go up to 37 points and only two points shy of Gladbach and forth.
So Lever Cruisin can get back into the Champions League Uh, conversation, which they started the day five points behind Gladbach in in fourth.
But they have a chance to move move up to within striking distance of the team that was top at Christmas.
So yeah, a lot riding on this.
There's a lot, a lot of different, um, a lot of different implications, depending on the, uh, depending on the, uh, the results at the end.
Um, and just looking across, um, the benches as well, because there are impact players on both teams on the bench, primarily for, uh, for leverage.
Who's and Leon Bailey still available on the bench, as is Lucas Alario and Mitchell visors out there as well.
So a lot of lot of opportunities for players who can make a difference.
But Bailey and Ilario are the two that you'd expect if they're still chasing a goal here at the end of the game for Leverett Cruisin on the other side of the ball with Dorfman.
They, uh, they have on the bench.
Um, where is this year ago? Um, yeah.
So on the bench for ah, for Dorfman is, um uh who'd Gorza? Uh, Thorgan hazard.
Uh, and Geo Raina, the son of cloudy arena, the former U.
S international, all on the bench for doorman.
So a lot of difference makers on the bench for doorman does well, especially in attacking areas so certainly not Certainly not all done it.
A lot still to be said by both teams and a lot of options for both teams.
Um, this is not a MME.
This is not like a promotion, I guess because, um, I have no affiliation with this publication, but I just got just received.
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You guys probably heard of it.
And this is the Liverpool edition s o for any Liverpool fans or anyone who has an affinity for Liverpool.
They did an entire magazine with some amazing artwork.
Uh, in the style of the Beatles, Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club band album cover.
So a lot of famous LFC figures in there.
Um, so, yeah, I have absolutely no connection to them, but this magazine is absolutely amazing.
And, um, Jimmy, uh, James O'Meara, also known as entire design, did a bunch of artwork for it.
And he does a lot of, ah, retro stuff, putting current players in in retro kits, and it's pretty awesome.
So I mean, you can see here just briefly, Trent in an old the old way.
Reebok kits and then Bobby in the yellow crown paints kid from back in the day.
So, um yeah, tons of great articles in here, Tons of great writers.
So if you guys are if you guys are at all interested in reading about Liverpool and then I mean look through their archives as well, because they just did a Roma um, like an a s Roma.
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And so they put out just amazing, uh, content.
And, uh, yes, I would encourage you to check that out.
Um, Grant you? Yeah.
Everton did have a big win today, and they look changed from from how they played towards the, uh towards the end of the, uh, 10 year of Marco Silva.
So Angelotti seems like he's beginning to stamp his authority on this is nowhere back in the Bay Arena, and it looks like Mitchell Visor is warming up, which is interesting because Mitchell visor a, uh, right back by trade.
But it doesn't cook.
He's warming up.
Maybe being ready to come on the team's in the tunnel now and getting ready to come back out well in the second half Lever cruise and looking to end a run of four straight four straight losses at the hands of mercy.
A doorman doorman obviously looking to extend that run and extend their unbeaten run at the beginning of this Bundesliga.
Uh, second half as they've won the 1st 3 games, Um, and all with big old margins.
So, um, lever cousin, looking to put a dent in Dorfman's return into the title conversation as we get another look at Mitchell Visor.
And now both teams are back out of the tunnel.
Kevin Fallen gets a nice, warm round of applause along with his teammates.
We are about to about to have another, hopefully great half.
Hopefully, it lives up to the standards set by the first half in terms of just pure enjoyment and footballing.
Uh, footballing entertainment and right at the start of the second half, first change G.
O Raina who comes on and another change, and it's ah, another change for leverage cousin.
And it's ah Mitchell visor Coming on for Karim Bella.
So, uh, so a couple changes Geo Raina on and Mitchell visor on for lever, cousin way are underway.
Bella Robbie off.
As I said for Mitchell visor in that right back spot.
Giovanni Raina on for Uly in Branson.
Maybe just a little bit of a struggle for Brand with that with that ankle, which he played through in the first half.
And Lever Cruise and winning it high up the field have it's attacking from the right hand side.
Tried to roll the ball back across Volland and Diab you were chasing, but just asked a little too much of Nadia Miri, actually, who almost lashed onto that.
Both looked on out from the back ta ableto win the header and Mitchell visor getting his first touches since coming on at halftime.
It's a little rare that you see both teams make halftime changes, but Bella Robbie not doing a great job defensively in the first half.
It has to be said and didn't really have the freedom to get forward, which I think was probably Boss's idea.
Um, in the end, he's gone for a more defensive minded player in visor just to help on that right flank with Jadon Sancho, the attacking player that he's matched up with credit ski out too top soba and then do ya becomes deep to receive it back from top soba, the Burkina Faso international making his full debut for Lever Cousin.
Long ball forward out from the back by lever cousin but full and not able to get on the end of that one and eventually a country putting it back.
Thio back to Burkey vessel now wide by Dorfman for Guerrero.
Vittel rolled it through to Holland.
But how? I'm not able to locate his target with the pass and then fallen left a ball for Diab Diab e left it for fallen.
He has options across its geo.
Raina, Sancho! Sancho looked like you were sizing up a shot just closed down and unable to get it away.
And now Dorman pushed back just a little bit.
But Geo Raina, on the edge against Visor Raina gets to a byline.
Find Sancho Sancho Laser! The cross and Guerrero shot goes over the bar.
Guerrero ended up taking the shot on, and it was from a poor angle in the end, Never likely toe to score from there and in the ends it is harmlessly over the bar.
But doorman, back into possession vessel now crossfield ball looking for Zog.
A do or account by kanji.
Now play through for Hakimi Shan, trying to drive to the byline gets across in.
But it's collected by Top Soba and then booted clear for Harvard's Harvard's playing it back towards Ta Ta has toe.
Take it on the volley and then it's eventually played across for advisor.
And now sink Robin Chan back to sink Robin Amiri Lever cousin, trying to show patience once once again.
But most of their most of their attacks have come from quick counters.
Harvard's flicking this ball on for Volen to bring under control, but Hummels did well toe read what he was thinking and get across to cut it out full and trying to turn the experience.
German center back.
But in the opening five minutes of the first half, neither team really fashioning anything Too dangerous is Sink.
Robin wins Apple on the left hand side in a mere replace it across for top toss.
Striding forward now place of all of the top was fallen off side.
Yeah, good step up by Hummels just ensured that fallen would be caught off Hummels playing the free kick and opting to play across the Guerrero, Raina finds vessel back out to Raina, receives a return ball are attempted return ball but visor and ta able to combine to get this one clear advisor dispossessed by Guerrero but wins it back on the ground.
And then have it's trying to go past Witzel, unable to do so and doorman back in control.
Down the left hand side.
Sancho, running at Ta My just opened up for him here, plays it across.
Come back by a country and its in.
Jane Sancho made no mistake from close range, assisted by Ashraf Keamy.
Retake the lead three to Sanchez, run in field, open the space, played it across the Hakimi and then made Made the run.
And just the simple cut back from Hakimi, slammed home by Jane Sancho should say slot at home, just past the outstretched arm of Radetsky.
Well, it's three to just like that, it said.
They neither team had really fashioned anything too dangerous.
Well, all it takes is one moment for a player like Sancho Sancho, with his 13th goal of the season, bringing his gold involvement total that 27 on the season.
19 years old and he's just absolutely thrilling is was there a fell in the build up.
That's a question from that's the question from the referee.
Doesn't look like anything's gonna be given.
But, yeah, the referee is going to look at this one.
Is it a foul there as he's pulled down? Raina just went shoulder to shoulder but then yanked Bender down by his arm.
And this gold could very well get shocked off.
It's a It's a poor decision toe by the youngster.
It is in the build up.
Its he's shocked it off.
22 No goal doorman, doorman have there.
Have the ball pulled back.
Bender fouled in the build up and rain up with a just a poor mistake.
Never should have gotten involved in that.
And the V a r chalks it off.
Still level lever cruisin saved there by a port.
A poor decision from a young young player.
Well, gee, Arena, we know is trying to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Christian Pulisic, who obviously made his name, made his name a doorman, became the player that he is adornment, and Raina trying toe become trying to reach that same level, but a poor mistake there and costing his team ago has to be said and it is rightly chalked off.
It's it's a foul.
He drags down a defender midfielder as well.
Arena, involved again tryingto make amends for his mistake.
Cross comes to the far post evades everyone Central might get on the end of it and advisor able to put it out for a doorman throw.
Well, it correctly ruled out goal, and it's back to to to, well, drama of all sorts in this one.
And you knew that at some point something like that might come into play advisor trying to track this one.
But it goes off Sancho and out for throw.
Lever cousin might just be buoyed a little bit by the fact that they had that gold chalked off.
It looked like it was, you know, back to 32 and they had more work to do.
Now they've It's still too, too, and they have a chance.
They have a chance.
Thio keep it from getting worse and maybe they can grab a goal for themselves is file their midfield on Hakimi and Dorfman Get the free kick doorman playing through Lever Cousin.
Once again, it's a lot wide kept in by Raina and Sancho.
Now running at the defense, Sancho looks for the return Balder Raina, who took the ball with the outside of his foot.
But it was blocks behind, and it's a corner for dormant good block by Tom as Raina went for that strike with the outside of his right boot corner Now and Lever Cruise and have one to defend here, cross comes in, Hall inflicted on, and it's behind for another corner, it looks like, and it is a corner Sancho to deliver another one to the back post.
Holland was waiting there, but it was punched away just in time bye for debts.
Ki chan brought it under control plays a good ball across for Sancho Jadon, Sancho, running it.
Ta visor in support.
Raina from the edge of the area, deflected off the posted behind.
Oh, it was very nearly offered Jet ski and in it came off the post.
It came off the back of her desk, e the deflection off.
Hosni spun it awkwardly, and it nearly went in.
It came off the back of came off the back of her jetski is he got it.
He did get a hand to it, but lucky there that it didn't go in off his back.
Spun behind for another corner for Dorfman.
Sancho towards Vissel puts it back across.
It'll come for Sancho, but he was outside.
Yeah, I just never really got back on and that's we see it again.
The foul by Raina in the building to the goal.
Long ball forward by lever cousin.
And they've had trouble getting the ball under control.
This half doorman putting all the pressure on Hummels forward well, cut out by visor and played through the Hubbards lover coos and might be onto something.
Here advisers flick on the edge of the area.
Eventually, Harvard's wins it back.
Do ya be tried to play it through.
Flick through by a myriad might come for Amiri again.
He went for a audacious volley, and it was just a complete with and now they might be in on the counter here.
Doorman Holland tried to be found by Chan, but cut out by Tahu did really well to get across quickly and cut that out.
We're into the 60th minute mark just approaching that 60 minutes elapsed the first hour has been level both in the scoreline and in Chance's created.
Really until now past about well, pretty much second half has been Dorfman's half, but they've yet to make the advantage count.
But lucky me now.
He was looking for the return run from a con.
Gee cut out, though.
Bye, Bender and now Lever cousin looking to launch a counter through Kevin Folan.
Fallen did well to keep it in cross interest of center, and it was Harvard's arriving, and it was very nearly.
It's happened for Harvard's, but he couldn't make contact.
Cross will come back in again, headed away by zag a do at the near post liver cruise and putting some pressure on Amiri do ya be so slid through.
Cross came in from Bender, who had made a rare run forward, and it is out for a throw once again for buyer Lever cousin Mitchell Visor, adding a lot down that right hand side early in this half in winning the ball back and also not being quite a cz Ah, defensively porous as Korean Bella Robbie who, uh, I think most would say more of a winger than a wing back.
Harvard's with a little bit of a slip, but still earns the throw an hour.
Played 22 Doorman thought they took the lead could go by Jane Sancho, but in the end it was chopped off for a foul in the building by G.
Arena and then a foul throw.
After all that bye Advisor Throw comes in from doorman and booted, clear but clear of any doorman players initially and then Sancho able to go past Bender, now Harvards and Amiri.
Not am Amiri, the son of Afghan immigrants who, uh, came to Germany in the eighties during the occupation by Soviet Union and now a German international and representing lever cousin at the senior level.
Having come through the ranks at Hoffenheim.
Good young player, doorman with a throw, Raina.
And then it's booted all the way back to Rome on Burkey Long ball from Hummels over the top.
But Radetsky, the only player in the area, and Hill tapped the ball into the path of Edmund Top Soba, back to her jetski, shipped out wide headed back in field towards Bender.
Now a little bit of head tennis and down that right flank, Harvard's tries to bring it under control and eventually does get to it.
Amiri back to hover ts and then back to Bender for Towards Diab e finds fallen full and has Harvard's on the run.
Harvard's He has de Hobby Square as well.
Kai hover ts off the post.
Oh, what a Miss Coyote Birds with the whole goal today, Matty beat Burkey, but the bullet struck the base of the post and Cannon back out.
Fall into the the control to bring that down and then release Harvard's on the counter ho fullerenes past year with the outside of the left boot.
What a ball it came through for Harvard's.
He was one on one.
He gave the keeper the eyes and went near post beat Burkey and just hit the post.
Well, the young German who's been? I mean, he's been linked with basically every big team on Earth, but he should score there as now Doorman getting forward.
Hakimi Hakimi lays it off.
And what a finish.
Rafael Guerrero, from a narrow angle with the left foot doorman, goes straight down the other end and score.
So make it free too well, lover coos, and could have made it three to just minutes earlier, but a good finish by Rafael Guerrero, the fullbacks combining for doormen, Hakimi making ah buccaneering run from that right back spot.
Holland laid it off to Hakeem E on the under lap, and then Hakimi gets the return flick from Sancho in midfield, lays it into the path of Guerrero, who drills it low with his left foot.
Really good team goal from doorman.
And what a break as well Lever cousin will be ruining their chance at the other end.
32 doormen take the lead.
Well, it really looked like I ha verts was goingto give lever coups in this lead.
Instead, Dorfman snatch it at the other end.
Doorman have been the better side in the second half, but Lever cousin, similar to the beginning of the game, live, accuse and had grown into the game, and we're starting to create chances on the brake, none better than the huge chance of Kaya.
Roberts had one on one with Burkey.
Burkey was beaten, but the post was was in the way for our words, and so instead, doorman go ahead three to this time, it wouldn't be shocked off by V a r.
As the back and forth continues between these teams.
Fall and getting forward for a lever cousin is done well there and fouled in the end by Emory Chan and eventually pulled back for the, uh, eventually pulled back for the advantage that was initially played, but now full.
And books for asking for a card for Chan and a couple of players down hurt Vensel for Dorfman.
And, uh, yeah, it's a cynical challenge.
It's a cynical challenge from Emory.
Chandi should should book him, and now.
But Bolin booked instead Bender and, uh, yeah, Bender still down.
That's, uh, Lars fits a ll really giving him the foot.
Really got the full weight of wits.
Vit Salon is on his leg there and the past from fallen on this have Ertz chance.
And maybe he just as we see the mascot, he can't watch.
He's covering his eyes and then straight down the other end.
Good finish from Guerrero.
Bender, back to his feet.
Not moving very well.
I have to see if Bender is gonna be okay to continue here.
Lips to the sideline now.
Yeah, it doesn't look good for a large Bender, the free kick leverage cousin will take it down to 10.
For the moment, Amiri chips it into the far post.
Tall was making the run at the back Coast, and it's headed away by saga Do.
And it does look like a change is gonna be made by Lever cousin Amiri over to take the corner.
Well after Lever cousin took the lead, they were pegged back quickly by a set piece for Dorland Can Lever Cruise and repeat the feat into the centre top, soba and top.
Silva is a goal scoring center back.
Maybe Harvard's involved as well.
Bender's back on the field.
The captain looks like it'll be playing through.
Doesn't look to be moving too freely, definitely struggling, but top.
So Baze hasn't said the beginning of the game.
Goalscoring center back.
I mean, eight goals in all competitions for G Marais sh Victoria Game oration in Portugal five and Legan Awesome.
Three Champions League goals as well.
So absolutely provides goals from the back as a long ball forward from Dorfman's large bender.
His first involvement since coming back on from the injury is A is a foul against G o Raina there, Gee, Arena 17 and he scored a wonder goal.
And in the protocol in the loss against Bremen, Yeah, Bender is still just struggling it not really sure why they haven't made the change yet, as Sancho looks to take this one eyes taking this free kick.
Doubt is shooting from here.
Slip through leukemia made a late run and job.
He did well, the track back in Hakimi got the last touch, and it's behind for a goal kick well done by Diab be the attacker tracking back.
And now a substitution is going to be made.
Leon Daily Coming on for Dobby Dobby Not quite as impactful is he probably would have liked, but we are barely 22 year old Jamaican in his fourth season with Lever cousin.
He's falling off the pace a little bit ever since bursting on the scene a few years ago, but still the three goals and in assists.
So maybe these last 20 minutes.
Leon Bailey could make a difference for Lever cousin.
Still a lot of time for them to get something out of this as we played 70 huh? White for visor visor to Harvard's, but habits run was too early, and he's offside.
Kind of disappointing from Harvard's.
He tried to just bend his run to get back on side, but couldn't quite Burkey receiving the ball for doormen and then playing it very long, flicked on.
Initially, Holland will get there.
Holland slid in by Bender Fairly, though, says the referee.
Strong, tactful and now a myriad.
Coming away with the ball was, Was he outside Fulin? He's on.
He's laid it off for Bailey.
It's 33 and the flag then does go up.
The flag did eventually go up.
Yeah, Fallen was off.
Looks like he may have been as we take another look at the strong challenge from Bender, Lucky gets the ball quite honestly.
But outside offside against Poland, you can see that the threat is there for buyer Lever.
Cousin Bender plays it back to Fredette ski long haul through full and chasing this one.
But Hummels able to just about get there ahead of them and then foul in midfield.
Raina fouled this time as we take another look at this one, just a little bit of Ah, foul on Bender and Hummels, looking to take the free kick match commentators having a discussion about V A r and its role in the game.
The bottom line for me is that as much as much as their complaints about via our yeah, there are.
There were some just absolutely shocking decisions in the past that referees would get wrong and we've at least cut that out like, Yeah, there's some of these other nit picky and all that.
But like there, there used to be just, you know, like there's some shocking decisions in the past that just that referees just get wrong, and so it's just nice that we get those right now is Bailey's getting forward down the left? But his cross caught by Burkey was too close to him as he looked for full and running into the center, Bailey injecting a little bit of energy into this lever.
Crews inside especially done that left flank ball rolled through for Geo Raina to chase Raina, delaying and eventually playing it back to Guerrero, who scored Dorfman's third and gave them the lead that they currently hold.
Chan score of Ah wonder goal in the first half.
That's a hickey me might have been fouled, thereby the initial, but the cross came in and heading away and trying to bring this one under control.
Few few players competing is takes a weird bounce there, and top Soba will hold this in and keep it from going out.
Chan struggling there and sink grav in trying to play the past forward.
They don't have to stop play, but Dorfman's players just complaining for it looks like a cramp from Chani.
I mean, he likely hasn't he? Pretty much hasn't played.
He hasn't played like hardly it also fitness levels, Probably not where they need to be.
And he's played 75 as we take.
Uh, this was the the offside goal that fallen scored, but and Chan just asking for something from the sideline.
Bit of a lengthy stoppage for for a little bit, little bit strange that a cramp stop the game for upwards of like two minutes.
But Chan able to get one of those energy gels, um, and back on the field now, electrolyte gels or whatever.
Whatever those packets are as a lever cousin now across, it's Yonathan tuh and Harvard's hugging that right touchline.
That right wing for lever cruising and adviser plays it off of Guerrero and into touch for a lever, cruise and throat.
Bender tried to get it back to visor, and it's out for 11 Cooper for a doorman throw this time just about 15 minutes left in this one as we head towards 80 based depending on what gets added on, is Bailey trying to play nice ball through.
But have Ertz able to collect the clearance visor outside of them? Visor chips it back through Harvard's trying to get on the end of this one vessel was tracking back, and then they're trying to play out.
But Bender, smart to that, and Lever Kruzan, holding gourmand in Ta, lays it off to Amiri Amiri with the assist for the first goal for Lever, Cousin and Tom with the assist for the second.
All although a little inadvertent, likely Bailey trying to go past kanji.
It didn't work out.
Holland tries to play it back through for a kanji kanji through the middle for doorman and ah, good tackle, thereby top soba and then gets away from Holland's now laid off from full unde towards Amiri Amiri being shoved here, Bailey takes it off them.
And then was Raina fouling? There he waas and now Chan getting into it a little bit here, a little bit of an edge growing into this game as it gets closer to the late stages Raina was trying to bring, I was trying to bring uh, Bailey down free kick taking short, and Amiri sprays it out wide to talk tall, looking for the run of Harvard's over the top, and he just couldn't bring it down just out of his reach.
But Leverkusen pushing here visor.
Ditto to Bender, a merry out to sink robin, not much going down the left hand side for Lever cousin as it stands.
So, uh, striding forward out of central defense, laid off divisor and now to Harvard's who's dropped out to the right hand side, Tall looking for a long pass across.
Bailey, interested, gets his head to it in Poland.
Can't get to the second ball, though, and it's booted away once again by doorman.
But doorman not really with any bodies forward and top soba alone and able to turn and get it to the feet of Bender top soba.
Place it across on the ground to top.
Harvard's turning in midfield slides it through falling on a hat trick in my phone.
For Bailey, it's 33 Leon Bailey off of the initial save for the initial clearance from Kevin Foolin Leon Bailey equalizes.
It's 33 and obviously this goal will be looked at again for any potential offside.
I think he's played on, actually by Guerrero on the far side, and the initial tackle from Chan came straight to Bailey.
They're gonna have to.
They're gonna have to check this one for our side.
It's a good finish from Bailey, his fourth goal of the Bundesliga season.
If it stands, Chan did well to get across him and score, get across him and make the tackle.
But Bailey equalizes, and we will have a look at this one for offside because it is a tight decision.
But I believe it will stand in.
Guerrero has played him on in that.
In that instance, Fulin playing it across and it is 33 the classic that keeps on giving and now lever cousin, they've got their tails up again.
And can they can they find a winner in the final 10 minutes sink Robin across the full limit.
Who is on a hat trick? Bailey will collect this one.
Bailey tracked by Hakimi, drops off synchro Vin Cross comes in.
The header at the bar closes in.
Oh, what a comeback.
The captain Lars Bender, who had been down injured just a few minutes ago with the flick Tender at the near post in off the in off the post.
Well, this is one of the matches of the season.
It has to be said in any league across across the world.
Harvard's laid it off across the initial cross, cleared away as Bailey collected it.
He laid it off with the back heel to sink Robin, and the cross was beautiful.
The header was even better in large bender.
It is a collector's item for the captain.
He had only one Bundesliga gold.
Coming into the end of this game, he grabs his 2nd 1 of all in from the young Dutchman.
And what afflict header by the experience.
43 and there's still eight minutes to go.
I mean, the same.
It could have 55 At this rate, no lead is safe in this game absolute classic and lever cousin making making the most of ah of their chances today there were times where it looked like Dorfman.
We're gonna blow them away.
They now are in the lead, but they have a lot to a lot of defending.
Still to do in these closing stages.
So much attacking power for doorman, then genuinely, you can't count them out.
Cross came in, deflected, and it is behind for a corner.
Dorfman obviously have capitalized on one of these already.
Jane Sancho standing over the corner, Guerrero the short option.
But he goes to the far post head header by Holland, but wide and he only needs one chance.
But Holland? It looks like it will be his first match goalless in the Bundesliga.
I mean, it had to happen sooner or later, right as we see the first goal and you can see the line he's just played on side by the boot of Raphael Guerreiro.
The ball came to his feet.
It was cleared out by Chan, but straight to Bailey and Bailey made no mistake and then the stunning header from Bender Bender across to dispossess Chan there.
But Guerrero getting forward for Holland, cut out by lever coups in at the last time of asking.
Then Shan finding Witzel in midfield.
Doorman will push now Obviously these last five minutes and there should be a decent amount of time at it on a CZ Well, as, uh, Akane Ji has to play it back to Berk.
He just didn't really have any options.
Manuela Kanji, the Swiss international with Nigerian descent as well the table the table shows now what? What would happen if the result holds? But Lever accusing would trail fourth place Gladbach by just two points.
And I mean what a result this would be if they can, if they can come away with the wind, especially given the fact that they've trailed twice long ball from her jetski in Leverkusen's goal.
Headed back into the attacking half by humbles but rain.
I can't bring it under control and it'll just trickle out for a throw for leverage.
Who's in? And now a change being ready Thorgan hazard and, uh, to attacking changes here to organ hazard comes on for a kanji and Mario Gotze coming on for Emory Chan.
So a midfielder and a defender off so it is pretty much a front front five at this point.
Gert So Sancho Raina Holland's hazard trying to stay in the title conversation.
There was a point in the season where doorman doorman looked like they could be favorites based on some of the stuttering by Bayern.
But in the end, it's been just so inconsistent and defensively, just not good enough.
Pull back to Burkey chips a ball out wide headed away, initially by advisor, brought under control by saga Do and then played out now Hakimi and then down the line, looking for hazard, but then drilled back into the centre.
Volen brings it under control, flicks it through for Bailey can lever clues and find the dagger here.
Bailey went for the near post when he should have tried to find habits with Across.
It Looks like just needed a lot of power to be Burki of that post, and Burkey caught it easily.
But Lever Cruise and win it back here.
Maybe just a change of safe just giving doorman some problems here, but now they've played through the press and Geo Raina getting forward rolls it through for Holland Holland shoulder to shoulder with tough Soba Raina back to Holland and now played across the bikini.
Lucky me, making a run towards the S E C area just lost his footing and then it's booted clear by lever cousin.
Anywhere will do for leverage cruising at this point.
Hummels running forward flick forward by Gertz a Holland chasing this one top Soba and Todd, and it's out for a corner off of top quarter comes in, headed down and Witzel over the bar from two yards out.
Witzel had a chance there.
He was on side, but he just couldn't direct a header.
Five added minutes as the tick of the clock ticks to 90 minutes.
Five more minutes for leverage.
Cousin to try to defend this lead.
Five more minutes for doorman to try to find an equaliser, as was there.
Foul in midfield, Dragon ***** on for for leverage, cousin.
A central defender just again shoring things up.
Hold on the line.
Dorfman tryingto played around the corner but booted clear by Dragon ***** Dragovic coming on for the late stages, 28 year old Austrian experienced defender and similar to Dorfman, bringing on 1/5 attacker.
They've brought on a 56 defender.
It was agony Do forward now.
Raina tracked by three lever cruisin players.
**** back through four.
Guerrero good header out and now fall in finding Harvard's lever cousin will probably look to try to bring it to the corner drug of its ships it out wide, fallen full and just looking to hold the ball up.
Foul, thereby Guerrero.
Leverkusen ableto take some time off the clock.
Play it all the way back to Fred Jetski, and he'll go long.
Harvard's couldn't Harvard's couldn't play it because he was coming from an offside position.
Doorman going long now flicked on towards Holland.
How in trying to bring it under control.
Was he impeded their No.
How would the one who fouled fouled sink grav in in the end? Just miss controlled it.
And then, yeah, just gives him a shove in the back.
Not not for the first time, a couple of shoves now by Holland.
Not not books, but difficult for, uh, for them as we get a nice big picture of the Nord Curva, the north stand of the Bay Arena, where lever cousins, ultras make their voice heard long bow out to the right hand side towards Harvard's from her jetski but brought under control eventually by Guerrero, who plays a long ball forward cut out by advisers.
Advisers been such a good substitution for for Pete's pizza or Bosh and on lover coos and as Dragon ***** in this, playing in a central defensive midfield role.
Ball ships through Bailey.
Was he onside it Flight never went up.
Couldn't bring it under control.
Should have done better.
There honestly, could have had an opportunity as top soba.
Getting that ball clear for towards Harvard's.
Harvard's headed to the corner.
Cuts inside, though.
At the last second.
Bolin's on a hat trick, and he he wouldn't mind having another shot at goal, but it trickled through Burkey and then his long ball headed away by ta headed back in by Gorza, another head or one by advisor.
But Sancho brings it back under control Now.
Kurds had tried to play along crossfield past fulling.
It falls kindly for fallen down the deflection.
He's got Bailey Bailey out to his left, Bailey, running at Hakimi Ops to go to the corner with just a minute left to play.
Was he shoved no since the referee.
That was a little bit strange because that was definitely a fell long ball into the centre.
Vissel nods it down, but well, read by visor shanked clearance.
We'll go out for a goal kick 30 seconds remaining of the 57 a seven gold thriller Instant classic.
Hope you guys have enjoyed this game.
As much as I have been an absolute pleasure to watch.
I'm sure fans of either team have been having cardiac events for most of the 90 minutes.
It does look like leverage Prisoner, just about just about going to get out of the Bay Arena with the three points, though the ball tit or the clock ticks across the five minute mark.
The added time here was guaranteed five, and Harvard's taking a sweet time taking this, taking this throw and that is it full time.
What a win for buyer Lever cousin.
They trailed twice, but it was a back and forth game.
It was like a heavyweight bout.
No goal for airline Holland, but goals all over the place full and open the scoring on it.
Great counter attacks started by not Nadia memory.
He rolled the ball through full and finish with the left foot.
Peg back immediately by Hummels with a great header from a from a Sancho delivery on the corner.
Then, huh? Emery Chance scored an absolute stunner from from about 30 35 yards.
Absolutely ridiculous goal.
Uh, and then, uh, an equalizer came from Fallen off a corner in the ER right at the end of the first half, Doorman looks set.
Thio Doorman looks set to run away with it.
In the second half, they created a lot, were unable to punish a lever cruise.
And though in that dominant period, except for a goal, another goal for ah, for Sancho.
Sancho Just hitting ridiculous sites in this one.
And then, uh, it looked like the game was about done and dusted.
But Lever Cruise and grew into it late in the late stages.
And then two late goals, one from Leon Bailey, the substitute came on, gets a gold toe equalize at 33 And just a minute later, off of a ah, off of a set Peter up from from open play.
But sink Robin puts in an absolute belter of a cross and large bender.
The captain heads home.
What a win! And what a celebration, What scenes in lever Coups in absolute classic in the Bundesliga.
And, uh, like I said, I hope you guys have enjoyed it.
The implications for this one, as far as the Bundesliga table goes, is Ah, the, um, doorman.
Still third, but two points shot clear of RV Leipzig.
They stay level with Munchengladbach and glove box.
Still have to play on Gladbach uh, playing F c cold tomorrow morning, Lever cruising on the other hand, jump up three points, but they're still in fifth.
But now they only trail Gladbach by two points and they have put themselves firmly back into that discussion about a Champions League spot.
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It was loads of fun.
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