#B04eSports: Four draws in two v two games

The Bayer 04 eSports players faced four different clubs on the consoles on Tuesday night, 16 February. The rearranged 2 v 2 games in in the Club Championship of the Virtual Bundesliga (VBL) against Hamburg SV and FC St. Pauli were first up. That was followed by matchdays 19 and 20 with games against VfL Bochum and FC Schalke 04.

The duo of Kai ‘DETO’ Wollin and Marc ‘MARC_LDW23’ Landwehr started the long eSports evening. In a 2 v 2 game against FCSP the 90 virtual minutes ended in a 1-1 draw. The overall score in the clash with St. Pauli was 4-4.

For the 2 v 2 against HSV, Fabian ‘B04_DUBZJE’ De Cae played alongside Landwehr. Leverkusen took the lead on four minutes with a strike from the virtual Samed Onur but Hamburg hit back on 90 minutes. That meant this 2 v 2 game ended all square at 1-1. The overall win was secured as Landwehr and De Cae had already picked up four points in the 1 v 1 games against HSV.

First individual defeat for Landwehr

The next opponents on the night were VfL Bochum. The club from the Ruhr Valley are runaway leaders in the North-West division – and they demonstrated their strength in the 1 v 1 game on PlayStation 4. Landwehr, previously unbeaten in 1 v 1 matches since joining Bayer 04, suffered a heavy 7-1 defeat against Bochum’s Cihan ‘CIHAN_OFFICIAL’ Yasarlar.

#B04eSports player ‘B04_DUBZJE’ conceded late-on in the 1 v 1 on Xbox against Ali ‘PREDATORFIFA’ Oskoui Rad and drew 1-1. As the 2 v 2 with ‘DETO’ and ‘MARC_LDW23’ produced a 2-2 draw, matchday 19 ended with an overall 5-2 defeat against Bochum.

Against the Royal Blues: 4-4 in ‘04 clash’

The last opponents of the evening were FC Schalke 04. In the 1 v 1 on PlayStation 4, ‘DETO’ narrowly lost 2-1 in the opener against the Schalke player Joe ‘JH7’ Hellmann. The same scoreline, albeit in favour of the Black and Reds, was achieved by ‘B04_DUBZJE’ in the game against S04 eSports player Julius ‘JULI’ Kühle on Xbox. That meant the decider was the final 2 v 2 game. And how else could the result have been on this long Tuesday evening other than a draw in the fourth 2 v 2 encounter: 1-1 after 90 virtual minutes against the Royal Blues.

Bottom team and FC Köln await

The #B04eSports players are in action again next Tuesday, 23 February. Matchday 21 starts at 18.00 CET with the games against bottom-of-the-table Eintracht Braunschweig. The opponents at 20.00 CET are FC Köln. The team from Cologne are currently third in the table and Leverkusen remain in sixth place.

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