#B04eSports: 'Fired up for top spot' after the 7-1 win against Werder

A fifth overall win in succession – and what a one it was! The #B04 eSports players picked up seven out of a possible nine points against Werder Bremen, the reigning champions of Germany, currently lying eighth in the Virtual Bundesliga (VBL).

The encounter between the top team from the banks of the Weser and the Black and Reds in third started with a one-on-one encounter between Kai ‘Deto’ Wollin and Werder’s Erhan ‘Dr Erhano’ Kayman. The pair drew 1-1 on PlayStation. "My defence was disorganised for the goal against. At the end of the day the draw's okay. But I wish I'd put on a better performance," said 'Deto'.

de Cae beats ‘Megabit’

The second one-on-one game was a big match on Xbox: Leverkusen's Fabian ‘B04_Dubzje’ de Cae and Bremen’s Michael ‘Megabit’ Bittner brandished the controllers. The latter was champion of Germany in 2018/19 and currently leads the stats in the current season: The most goals, individual and double wins. However, #B04 eSports player ‘B04_Dubzje’ overcame his opponent in a 2-1 win to pick up first win of the night.

"Now it's all or nothing"

The Leverkusen players went into the final two-against-two clash with a fair amount of confidence. They led 1-0 and 2-1 but Bremen were able to equalise on both occasions. It was only in the closing stages that Kevin Volland, controlled by 'B04_Dubzje', scored the winner; the 7-1 overall win was sealed. "Fabi and I put on a really brilliant performance," rejoiced 'Deto'.

That means the top three in the VBL go further clear of their pursuers. Bremen remain top, Borussia Mönchengladbach are second level on points (both on 98). Bayer 04 follow with a deficit of two points and are nine points ahead of fourth-placed Hannover who have played one game less.

After the victory, 'B04_Dubzje' updated the target for the season: I was always the one behind the scenes who talked about the top six. But now, where there are only three games left and we're just two points behind the top team, we’re obviously fired up to challenge for the top spot. Now it's all or nothing!"

Home straight for the VBL

The Bayer 04 eSports team go into the third last matchday on Wednesday 12 February. They play the next to bottom team Wehen Wiesbaden from 20.30 CET.


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