THE Werkself

Coaches/staff

Coaches

Xabi Alonso
Xabi Alonso
Head coach

Sebastian Parrilla
Sebastian Parrilla
Assistant coach

Alberto Encinas
Alberto Encinas
Assistant coach

David Thiel
David Thiel
Goalkeeping coach

Ismael Camenforte Lopez
Ismael Camenforte Lopez
Fitness coach

Markus Müller
Markus Müller
Fitness coach

Jonas Rath
Jonas Rath
Fitness coach

Daniel Jouvin
Daniel Jouvin
Fitness coach

Marcel Daum
Marcel Daum
Assistant coach analysis

Simon Lackmann
Simon Lackmann
First-team analyst

Dr. Malte Krüger
Dr. Malte Krüger
Head of sports science and fitness

Staff

Hans-Peter Lehnhoff
Hans-Peter Lehnhoff
Team liaison manager

Dr. Karl-Heinrich Dittmar
Dr. Karl-Heinrich Dittmar
Head team doctor

Dr. Philipp Ehrenstein
Dr. Philipp Ehrenstein
Team doctor

Dr. Stefan Porten
Dr. Stefan Porten
Team doctor

Sven Elsinger
Sven Elsinger
Head physiotherapist

Florian Kroder
Florian Kroder
Physiotherapist

Ill-Han Yu
Ill-Han Yu
Physiotherapist

Jonas Schmitt
Jonas Schmitt
Physiotherapist

David Jann
David Jann
Physiotherapist

Martin Kowatzki
Martin Kowatzki
Support staff

Christian Beckers
Christian Beckers
Support staff

Markus Irmer
Markus Irmer
Support staff

News

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Europa League - 21.05.2024

Our next opponents: Atalanta also looking to crown historic season

With fifth place in Serie A and qualification for the UEFA Champions League, Atalanta have already achieved their primary objective with two matches left of the league season. Now the Lombardy club want to land another coup in the UEFA Europa League final against the Werkself on Wednesday 22 May (kick-off 21:00 CEST). Bayer 04 know from own experience how awkward the tough-tackling and dangerous Bergamasks are. The lowdown on our final opponents.

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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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Bundesliga - 18.05.2024

Bayer 04’s historic Bundesliga title celebrations 📸🖤❤️

As the clock struck 17:38 in Leverkusen, Lukas Hradecky became the first Bayer 04 captain to raise the Bundesliga Meisterschale into the air. A moment 120 years in the making, 45 years after gaining promotion to the top flight. Champions of Germany! And this is how it all went down on Saturday…

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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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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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Die PK mit Xabi Alonso im Rahmen des UEFA Media Open Days
Werkself-TV - 15.05.2024

Alonso ahead of EL final: Atalanta ‘currently one of the toughest opponents in Europe’

A week ahead of the big showdown in Dublin, the focus at Bayer 04 on Wednesday was the final in the UEFA Europa League against Atalanta (22 May, 21.00 CEST). While the Werkself players negotiated numerous photo and interview slots as part of the UEFA Media Open Day, head coach Xabi Alonso fielded questions from journalists at a press conference on the final against the top Italian club.

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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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Werkself in Europa League final! | Semi-final UEL
Werkself-TV - 10.05.2024

TV highlights of the 2-2 draw against AS Roma

Werkself TV brings you the highlights of Bayer 04's 2-2 draw against AS Roma in the second leg of the semi-finals in the 2023/24 UEFA Europa League campaign...

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Game plan

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Statistics

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Points
Goal difference
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WinsDrawsLosses

Contact

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