Seasons

Bundesliga

Bayer 04 have been in Germany's top flight continuously since promotion to the Bundesliga in 1978/79. The Werkself have finished runners-up five times at the end of the season. With one exception in the 2016/ 17 season (twelfth place), the Black and Reds have always finished in a European spot at the end of a Bundesliga campaign since the 2010s.

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Bayer 04 - 13.06.2024

Review of the double-winning season! Part two: Everlasting success

The team under coach Xabi Alonso unwaveringly continued their run in the New Year. They were top at the winter break, beat Bayern Munich and continued to break away from the record champions. Never giving up, scoring an incredible number of crucial goals in added time and going from one win to the next. The second half of this magical 2023/24 season includes a breathtaking number of highlights. The biggest include: Bayer 04 are crowned champions of Germany for the first time and win the DFB Pokal for the second time. The double winners only lost to one team. Part two of our season review.

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Bayer 04 - 12.06.2024

Review of the double-winning season! Part 1: Foundations for a historic campaign

There was already huge anticipation for the 2023/24 season before it even began. Many factors suggested a successful campaign: the coach, the shrewd transfers, the noticeably close connection between the team and the fans, the will to achieve great things together. "Us. For our dream." - four words that were an expression of immense confidence. And which were lived by the club, the team and the fans from the very start, with a lot of heart and passion, and as a given. We take a look back at what was a historic season. In Part 1, we focus on the period from July to Christmas, when the Werkself laid the foundations for the title.

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Bayer 04 - 28.05.2024

Praise for the double from around the world

After a weekend that concluded one of most dominant seasons in the history of European club football, Bayer 04 Leverkusen were treated to a hero’s welcome Sunday back home by fans in Leverkusen. At the same time, within global football and sports media, Die Werkself were recognized across the world for their German double, their first-ever league title and a team spirit that enabled them to become the first undefeated team in Bundesliga history.

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Bundesliga - 19.05.2024

Werkself review #B04FCA: Undefeated German champions

A day full of emotional moments: on 18 May 2024, Werkself captain Lukas Hradecky lifted the club's first Meisterschale in the air. A special moment, which was celebrated ecstatically in the BayArena. After the presentation, the whole team completed an incredible lap of honour around the stadium, with Hradecky and coach Xabi Alonso even climbing into the Nordkurve and celebrating together with the fans. Scenes that will remain forever! A historic day for the club, and not just because of the title. The 2-1 win at home to Augsburg on the final matchday ensured that Bayer 04 became the first team to go through an entire Bundesliga season unbeaten. It's hard to summarise in words, but here are the reaction, facts and stats from this special day.

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Videos

Werkself complete unbeaten Bundesliga season | 34th matchday
Werkself-TV - 18.05.2024

TV highlights of the 2-1 win against FC Augsburg

Werkself TV brings you the highlights of Bayer 04's 2-1 win against FC Augsburg on matchday 34 of the Bundesliga 2023/24...

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Die PK vor dem letzten Bundesliga-Spiel | 34. Spieltag
Werkself-TV - 17.05.2024

Alonso ahead of #B04FCA: Augsburg game ‘also a sort of final’

It will be a historic and very special moment in front of a full house at the BayArena when the Werkself are presented with the first Meisterschale in the club’s history after the final whistle on the last Bundesliga matchday of the season against FC Augsburg. The fixture is on Saturday, 18 May (kick-off: 15.30 CEST/live on Sky and on Werkself Radio). Ahead of the clash with tenth-placed FCA, head coach Xabi Alonso talked about the trophy presentation as well as the possibility of being the first team to go a whole season unbeaten in the Bundesliga.

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Werkself end season unbeaten away from home | 33rd matchday
Werkself-TV - 12.05.2024

TV highlights of the 5-0 win at VfL Bochum

Werkself TV brings you the highlights of Bayer 04's 5-0 win at VfL Bochum on matchday 33 of the Bundesliga 2023/24...

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Die PK vor dem Topspiel gegen Stuttgart | 31. Spieltag
Werkself-TV - 26.04.2024

Alonso ahead of#B04VfB: Stuttgart 'currently one of the best teams in Europe'

After three consecutive weeks of playing midweek, the Werkself have been preparing for the top-of-the-table clash against VfB Stuttgart over the past few days. Ahead of the home game on Saturday 27 April (kick-off 18:30 CEST, live on Sky), head coach Xabi Alonso praised the third-placed visitors and gave an update on the state of the pitch as well as personnel.

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Statistics

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