Friendly: Fortuna Düsseldorf vs Bayer Leverkusen 2:1

In front of around 1000 spectators Bayer Leverkusen lost 2:1 to Fortuna Düsseldorf.  Helmes scored the only goal for the Werkself after a cross by Sidney Sam.  Simon Rolfes played 90 minutes and declared to Bayer04.de that he felt tired after 75 minutes but overall was very happy with his game.  He could therefore make it into the starting line-up against Wolfsburg next week. Both Rolfes and the assistant of the head coach, Peter Herrmann, said that Leverkusen missed a lot of chances today, otherwise the result would have been different.

Line-up

 —————–Fernandez——————–

Vidal—Schwaab—Friedrich—-Balitsch

——————-Reinartz———————–

———–Bender———-Rolfes————–

—–Sam—————————Steffen——

———————-Helmes———————

Substitutions
74. Minute: Biada for Reinartz
84. Minute: Marte for Steffen

Note: Steffen,Biada and Marte are youth players

Goals:
1:0 Johannes van den Bergh (54 min.)
1:1 Patrick Helmes (60 min.)
2:1 Thomas Bröker (68 min.)

Video Highlights on Bayer04-TV>> Bayer04.de

Photos here: Werkself.de

Tonight most national teams will play their qualifying games.  You will find a recap and video summaries of matches with Bayer 04 representation tomorrow on the blog.

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