This is what the late relief looks like: Bruno Fernandes celebrates the winning goal.Image: Cornerstone
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Hoffenheim – Bayer Leverkusen 2:3
Bayer Leverkusen continues their impressive start to the season. The team, led by Swiss national team captain Granit Xhaka, achieved its ninth victory in the tenth round of the German League, beating Hoffenheim 3-2. Only Bayern Munich has had a better start in the 60-year history of the Bundesliga than Bayer Leverkusen, who are coached by Xabi Alonso. Under Pep Guardiola, there were ten wins in the 2015 champions’ first ten matches.
To succeed at Hoffenheim, Leverkusen had to make two attempts. Al-Zaeem wasted a 2-0 lead in the first half by conceding two goals within three minutes. Before Wout Weghorst made it 2-2 (58th), Xhaka made a very poor pass.
0:1 Leverkusen: Florian Wirtz (9th place).Video: Strimga
1:2 Hoffenheim: Anton Stach (56th place).Video: Strimga
The winner of the match was the Spaniard Alejandro Grimaldo, who made the score 3-2 in the 70th minute after great preparatory work by Victor Boniface. Newcomer Benfica Lisbon had already made it 2-0. Including all competitions, Leverkusen has achieved ten consecutive victories.
2:3 Leverkusen: Alejandro Grimaldo (70th place).Video: Strimga
Hoffenheim – Bayer Leverkusen 2:3 (0:2)
30,150 spectators. – Goals: 9. Wirtz 0:1. 45. Grimaldo 0: 2. 56. Stitch 1: 2. 58. Weghorst 2: 2. 70. Grimaldo 2: 3. – Comments: Bayer Leverkusen with Xhaka.
Union Berlin – Eintracht Frankfurt 0:3
The (sad) Union Berlin series also continued. The Zurich team, coached by Urs Fischer, suffered its twelfth consecutive defeat at home to Eintracht Frankfurt, 3-0. As for Frankfurt, the brilliant Egyptian Omar Marmoush scored two goals in the first quarter-hour with his first two shots. Al-Ittihad dominated the match, but again they were unlucky.
0:1 Eintracht: Omar Marmoush (second).Video: Strimga
“We were not prepared – and then you are already 2-0 down.” Fisher said. “After that, the team tried everything, had the opportunity to get back into the game several times, but did not get their reward in the end. Our mistakes repeat themselves.” Of course the situation is very difficult at the moment. “But we decided to walk this bumpy and arduous road together,” Fisher confirmed.
Union Berlin – Eintracht Frankfurt 0:3 (0:2)
22,012 spectators. – Goals: 2. Marmoush 0:1. 14. Marmoush 0:2. 82. Ferry 0:3.
1. Cologne – Augsburg 1:1
In the table, only 1. FC Cologne and Mainz are behind Champions League participants Union Berlin. The Cologne team tied with Augsburg 1-1, and Swiss Ruben Vargas, who played strongly after being substituted, narrowly missed Augsburg’s second goal in the final stage with a shot that hit the inside post.
1. Cologne – Augsburg 1:1 (1:1)
49,300 spectators. – Goals: 16. Maina 1-0. 25. Tietz 1: 1. – Comments: Augsburg with Mbabu (from 46th place) and Vargas (from 63rd place).
Mainz – Leipzig 2-0
Mainz surprisingly achieved its first win of the season with Edmilson Fernandes at home to Leipzig.
Mainz – Leipzig 2:0 (0:0)
30,100 spectators. – Goals: 76. Lee Jae-sung 1-0. 80. Barreiro 2-0. – Comments: Mainz 05 with Fernandes, without Widmer (not in the squad).
Freiburg – Mönchengladbach 3:3
3:3 Freiburg: Vincenzo Grifo (96).Video: Strimga
SC Freiburg – Borussia Mönchengladbach 3:3 (1:3)
34,700 spectators. – Goals: 7. Höller 1:0. 25. Sebaccio 1: 1. 29 Plea 1: 2. 39. Weigl (penalty kick) 1:3. 70. Weisshaupt 2: 3. 96. Grifo (penalty kick) 3:3. – Comments: Borussia Mönchengladbach with Elvedi, without Omlin (injured).
Fulham – Manchester United 0-1
Bruno Fernandes saved Manchester United in London. After a period of pressure, the Portuguese scored the winning goal after exactly 90 minutes for the candidate who has been in crisis for a long time.
0:1 Manchester United: Bruno Fernandes (91).Video: Strimga
Fulham – Manchester United 0:1 (0:0)
Goal: 91. Fernandes 0:1.
Manchester City – Bournemouth 6:1
Manuel Akanji scored his first goal in the English Premier League. The Swiss international made it 3-0 eight minutes before the end of the first half. The central defender was ‘shot’ after a shot from Jeremy Doku. The 21-year-old Belgian Doku excelled with one goal and four assists.
3-0 Man City: Manuel Akanji (37th place).Video: Strimga
Akanji scored his first two goals for Manchester City in the Champions League. The second goal was scored ten days ago in Wankdorf against Young Boys. What is striking: Manchester City scored six goals, but Erling Haaland did not score any.
Manchester City – Bournemouth 6:1 (3:0)
Goals: 30. Documentary 1:0. 33. Silva 2-0. 37. Akanji 3-0. 64. Foden 4-0. 74. Sinisterra 4: 1. 84. Silva 5: 1. 88) Za 6: 1. – Notes: Manchester City with Akanji.
Burnley 0-2 Crystal Palace
Burnley FC, led by Zaki Amdouni, continues to suffer. Even after the sixth match at home (0-2 against Crystal Palace), the promoted team is still waiting for its first points against its team. Al-Amdouni was used in the first 78 minutes.
Burnley – Crystal Palace 0:2 (0:1)
Goals: 22. Schlupp 0:1. 94. Mitchell 0: 2. – Notes: Burnley with Al-Amdouni (up to 78th place).
Newcastle 1-0 Arsenal
In the first match of the round, Fabian Schar’s Newcastle beat previously unbeaten Arsenal 1-0. The only goal came from 22-year-old striker Anthony Gordon.
1-0 Newcastle: Anthony Gordon (64th).Video: Strimga
Newcastle – Arsenal 1-0 (0-0)
Goal: 64. Gordon 1-0. – Comments: Newcastle with Char.
Inter benefits from Milan’s embarrassment
Milan, with Noah Okafor replaced in the second half, suffered a heavy defeat. The Champions League participants lost 1-0 at home to Udinese, who did not achieve any wins. Thanks to Argentine Roberto Pereira’s goal from a penalty kick, Udinese achieved its first victory after three defeats and seven draws.
Milan – Udinese 0:1 (0:0)
Goal: 61. Pereira (penalty kick) 0:1. – Comment: Milan with Okafor (from 46th place).
Atalanta Bergamo – Inter Milan 1:2 (0:1)
Goals: 40. Calhanoglu (penalty kick) 0:1. 57. Martinez 0:2. 61. Scamaka 1: 2. – Comments: Inter Milan with the summer.
Salernitana – Napoli 0:2 (0:1)
Goals: 13. Raspadori 0:1. 82. Elmas 0:2.
Real Sociedad – Barcelona 0-1
Real Sociedad – Barcelona 0:1 (0:0)
Goal: 94. Araujo 0:1.
Osasuna – Girona 2:4
Girona returned to the top of the standings until at least Sunday evening. The surprising side from north-eastern Catalonia are currently three points ahead of Real Madrid after beating Osasuna 4-2. Thanks to goals from top scorer Artem Dubek and fellow Ukrainian Viktor Tsygankov, among others, Girona hosted another shooting festival. With 29 goals so far, the club, which is in only its fourth season in the Premier League and belongs to the Football City Group surrounding Manchester City, has scored more goals than any of its rivals.
Coach Michel is considered the engineer of success. The 47-year-old, from Madrid, first led Girona to the Premier League and then almost reached the European Cup over the past two years. This season, the team, which can count on centre-backs Daley Blind and Eric Garcia, among others, also impresses with its consistency: in addition to ten wins, there has been only one draw and one defeat (to Real Madrid).
Celta Vigo – Sevilla 1:1 (1:0)
Goals: 22. Starvelt 1-0. 84. Al-Nusairi 1: 1. – Notes: Sevilla with the pig (up to 46th place). – Comments: Yellow and red card No. 65 against Tapia (Celta Vigo).
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Lorient – 0-0 lens
Notes: Lorient with Mfogo.
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