Lucas Alario, Vladlen Yurchenko, Marlon Frey and Wendell missed the final open session ahead of the Leipzig game. The first three took part in an internal club friendly involving youth teams on the neighbouring Kurt Rieß sports facility and they completed a recovery session at the BayArena on Tuesday. They were joined by Wendell also rested to control his workload. According to the medical section, this will not affect his playing in Monday night's match.
That does not apply to Joel Pohjanpalo. The 23-year-old striker, who received a blow to his right ankle playing for Finland ten days ago, watched the Augsburg game from the stands on Saturday and and is not yet ready to make his comeback. At the start of the week, Heiko Herrlich expressed confidence in his recovery but the head coach announced on Thursday that he would not be available for Monday.
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
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
Bayer 04 welcomed 14 media representatives from Africa on Friday, 1 December. The trip for journalists from the likes of Burkina Faso, Senegal, Mozambique, Togo, Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana and Togo was organised by the Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) with the goal of establishing and promoting Africa as a new target market for the Bundesliga.Show more
Bayer 04 has modernised its media working area in the stands at the BayArena and equipped it with new, multifunctional monitors. The 50 screens will be used for the first time for the fixture against Borussia Dortmund on Matchday 13 in the Bundesliga next Sunday, 3 December (kick-off: 17:30 CET) and offer the media representatives working at the BayArena on matchday numerous possibilities.Show more