Friendly: Bayer 04 U10 v JFS Köln 19-1
The U10s were full of fun and tempo at the Academy and they quickly established a lead early on. The Bayer 04 lads ended up securing a runaway victory.
Friendly: Bayer 04 U11 v VfL Bochum 12-2
The first third against physically and skillfully strong VfL team developed into a fast-paced encounter with lots of goalscoring opportunities for both sides. The Werkself took quick to nil lead but Bochum fought back to level before the first break.
The Bayer 04 lads gradually took control in the following two thirds and were able to achieve a clear win in the end.
U12 tournament in Sleeuwijk (NL):Fourth place
For the U12s it was the first chance in Sleeuwijk to play on a big pitch and the Bayer 04 lads performed really well in the 11-a-side match. After three wins and one defeat against Dutch teams they faced Twente Enschede in the semi-finals.
The Dutch side came out on top with a 3-1 win meaning the Werkself lads went through to the third-place play-off. It was an evenly balanced match against FC Zwolle with neither side able to win the game in normal time. The exciting penalty shootout ended in a narrow for-three defeat for the U12s.
Info on Bayer 04 Youth sides
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
Bayer 04 have little time to recover from their 2-0 win away at Häcken in the UEFA Europe League, ensuring progress to the round of 16, before their next challenge up against Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga on Sunday (17:30 CET). At his pre-match press conference on Friday morning, head coach Xabi Alonso spoke about BVB and gave a warning about not losing focus.Show more
Spirits are high at Borussia Dortmund following their impressive display and result away at AC Milan in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday. On Sunday (17:30 CET), they want to keep an impressive week going with another scalp in Leverkusen. Here’s the lowdown on our next opponents.Show more