The DFB have appointed Tobias Reichel as the referee at the Sportpark Ronhof. The 36-year-old has previously taken charge of two Werkself fixtures this season, the 1-1 draw at Union Berlin on the opening weekend and also the reverse fixture as Leverkusen recorded their highest home win in Bundesliga history by beating Fürth 7-1 at the BayArena in December.
Reichel’s assistants are Benedikt Kempkes and Sascha Thielert. Dr. Matthias Jöllenbeck is the VAR.
For everyone who can’t be cheering on the team from Fürth today, they can tune into the Werkself Radio as usual. It’s available on bayer04.de and in the new Bayer 04 app.
The Bayer 04 fan support has all you need to know on the game at the Sportpark Ronhof. Blocks O (standing) and P (seated) are the areas for away fans and can only be reached via Flurstraße. They cannot be reached from Laubenweg. More info HERE.
If today’s hosts fail to win, their relegation from the Bundesliga will be confirmed. Fürth are currently bottom on 17 points, 11 off the play-off place with four games to go. Greuther may have conceded by far the most goals in the division, but Stefan Leitl’s side have also kept clean sheets in three of their last four matches.
Bayer 04’s 1993 DFB Cup winner Franco Foda turns 56 today. He had moved to Leverkusen from Kaiserslautern three years earlier, going on to make 113 Bundesliga appearances for the Werkself (10 goals, six assists). He was head coach of the Austria national team until recently. Happy birthday!
Monster Energy has been a partner in the Sponsors Club at Bayer 04 Leverkusen since the start of the 2023/24 season. Monster Energy has shown their products at Werkself home games on the LED advertising hoardings at the BayArena. Monster Energy activated the next stage of the partnership with the current Bundesliga league leaders for Bayer 04’s home game against Union Berlin in the middle of November. Monster Energy will continue to present themselves as a reliable and ambitious partner to Leverkusen fans through similar promotional events as at the game against Union Berlin.Show more
Bayer 04 involvement with the ‘Kältegang Leverkusen’ project continues this winter. The current Bundesliga league leaders and their fans again presented financial and in-kind donations to the homeless charity at home game against Borussia Dortmund (1-1).Show more
For the 17th time, Bayer 04 Sportförderung gGmbH has awarded the Volunteers Award for outstanding commitment to football in Leverkusen and the surrounding region. The three outstanding clubs in 2023 are BSV Roleber 1919, TuS 05 Oberpleis and SV 1924 Glehn. They will each receive prize money of €5,000.Show more
Bundesliga leaders Bayer 04 host Borussia Dortmund on Matchday 13 today, Sunday 3 December (17:30 CET), with a capacity crowd expected at the BayArena. Here’s all the latest information ahead of the clash with BVB.Show more
Two Bayer 04 players are on the shortlist for November 2023’s Goal of the Month on broadcaster ARD’s ‘Sportschau’. Fans have until midday CET on 20 December to vote for Alejandro Grimaldo’s opening goal in the Bundesliga game against Union Berlin or for Verena Wieder’s equaliser against RB Leipzig in the Google Pixel Women’s Bundesliga.Show more