Burkina Faso were clearly on top in the first half and they took a 2-0 lead into half-time. The underdogs were also able to score a third just four minutes into the second half. However, Edmond Tapsoba and his teammates then conceded three goals between minutes 71 and 87 – the match went to penalties. All the Cameroon penalties found the back of the net while Burkina Faso missed one. The tournament hosts finished in third place with Tapsoba and Co. in an impressive fourth spot. Sunday’s final is between Senegal and Egypt.
Odilon Kossounou, the second Werkself player at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, was on the wrong end of the 1-0 scoreline for Ivory Coast against the finalists Egypt in the Round of 16. The Ivorian returned to Leverkusen at the start of the week and is available for selection by Gerardo Seoane for the Bundesliga big match at Borussia Dortmund.
The Bundesliga has announced its nominees for November’s Player of the Month, with two Werkself players up for the award in Alejandro Grimaldo and Jeremie Frimpong. Fans can now vote for who they want to win.Show more
Bayer 04 will once again be without defender Arthur after the Brazilian right-back suffered a muscular injury in his right thigh in training on Monday.Show more
The Bundesliga has named the three nominees for November’s Rookie of the Month award. Werkself striker Victor Boniface, who has won the trophy in August, September and October, is once again up for the award. Fans have the chance to pick the winner by casting their votes online.Show more
Once again there will be an early bird phase for tickets to Bayer 04 Bundesliga home games in the 2023/24 Rückrunde, open exclusively to Bayer 04 Club members. The latest information.Show more