#B04eSports: Important points in battle for play-offs

The Bayer 04 eSports team this week played matchdays 30 to 32 in the 2023/24 VBL Club Championship by WOW in the business end of the season. The #B04eSports team picked up six important points in the games against Schalke 04, VfL Wolfsburg and direct rivals Fortuna Düsseldorf. The Black and Reds remain seventh in the table in the North West Division and are still in with a chance of qualifying for the finals of the German Club Championship via the play-offs.

The night started with a setback against Schalke: Marc 'MARC_LDW23' Landwehr and Sean 'SEAN_LDW07' Landwehr were on the wrong end of a 1-0 scoreline in the 2 vs 2 encounter with Bastian ‘BUBSCHI10’ Rupsch and Max ‘ANTIMAX’ Eggenkämper. Rupsch then went on to beat Marc Landwehr 3-1 resulting in an early defeat for the Black and Reds on Matchday 30.

lots of goals, lots of excitement – six points

Matchday 31 against VfL Wolfsburg produced a flood of goals for Leverkusen. The Landwehr cousins first clocked up a 7-1 victory in the 2 vs 2 against Benedikt ‘BENECR7X’ Bauer and Fabio ‘WOB_FABIO’ Immerthal. Marc Landwehr did then lose 3-1 to Immerthal but Sean Landwehr secured three points for the #B04eSports team with a 5-0 win against Wolfsburg's Bauer.

The triple matchday ended with more important points against VBL newcomers Fortuna Düsseldorf who are also fighting for a place in the play-offs in ninth place in the table. The 2 vs 2 between the Leverkusen duo and Joe ‘JH7’ Hellmann and Michael ‘DEOS’ Haan ended all square at 1-1. Marc Landwehr went on to win 1-0 against Kai ‘HENSOO’ Hense and Sean Landwehr rounded off the matchday with a 3-2 victory against Hellmann.

Chance of the Play-Offs

The Black and Reds remain seventh in the North West Division with the six points gained. In addition to the top two teams from each division, who qualify for the finals of the German Club Championship on 23 and 24 March after completion of the league fixtures, the teams in positions three to eight in both divisions go through to the play-offs for the remaining places in the finals.

outlook: Digital Derby against FC Köln

The #B04eSports team have two matches remaining in the league: the first is a derby against FC Köln on Tuesday 27 February, starting at 20.30 CET, and a week later is the final league encounter against FC Magdeburg from 19.00 CET.


Matchday 30

FC Schalke 04 (W) vs Bayer 04 (L)

2 vs 2: 1-0

‘BUBSCHI10; against ‘MARC_LDW23’: 3-0


Matchday 31

Bayer 04 (W) vs VfL Wolfsburg (L)

2 vs 2: 7-1

‘MARC_LDW23’ against ‘WOB_FABIO’: 1-3

‘SEAN_LDW07’ against ‘BENECR7X’: 5-0

Matchday 32

Fortuna Düsseldorf (L) vs Bayer 04 (W)

2 vs 2: 1-1

‘HENSOO’ against ‘MARC_LDW23’: 0-1

‘JH7’ against ‘SEAN_LDW07’: 2-3


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