Bundesliga: Leverkusen goals for a triple: “Everything is possible” | EUROtoday

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For midfielder Granit Xhaka, successful the title early with Bayer can be a good suggestion Leverkusen a nice accompanying impact.

“The sooner we become champions, the sooner we can concentrate more on the Europa League,” stated the Swiss after the 1-0 win towards 1. FC Union Berlin. The Werkself are now not glad with only one title. Coach Xabi Alonso's group desires the triple.

After FC Bayern Munich's mistake at newly promoted group 1. FC Heidenheim (2:3), the Leverkusen group is 16 factors forward of the long-time champions and VfB Stuttgart, who received in Dortmund (1:0), within the Bundesliga. The first championship within the membership's historical past is barely a matter of time. With a house win towards Werder Bremen subsequent Sunday, Bayer can develop into champions no matter the results of Munich and Stuttgart. If Bayern lose towards 1. FC Cologne and VfB Stuttgart towards Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday, Leverkusen will likely be uncatchable with none assist of their very own.

The Rhine group is the clear favourite within the cup remaining towards 1. FC Kaiserslautern. The German championship title is sort of sure and the Werkself, who’re nonetheless unbeaten this season, will not be precisely thought of outsiders within the Europa League within the quarter-finals towards West Ham United. “We are not unbeatable, but if we continue with the mentality of doing our work every day in the same down-to-earth way as before, anything is possible,” stated Xhaka aggressively.

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