Bayer 04 Leverkusen – 1.FC Union Berlin 3: 1 (0: 1)
Bayer 04 Leverkusen wins in the quarter-finals of the DFB Cup 3: 1 (0: 1) against 1. FC Union Berlin. After the interruption of the game with half an hour of silence due to a paramedic assignment in the stands, Leverkusen won the game and moves on to the semi-finals of the DFB Cup on.
After the first half Leverkusen was 0: 1 behind. Marcus Ingvartsen took the lead in Berlin with a header in the 39th minute. After the yellow-red card for Union player Christopher Lenz in the 71st minute, however, the Berlin played outnumbered. The Leverkusen Karim Bellarabi scored to equalize (72nd). Charles Aránguiz scored the goal for the 2-1 header four minutes before the end, Moussa Diaby finished in the first minute of stoppage time to the final result.
Union was the better in the early stages
Team, Bayer Leverkusen acted passively. The Berliners earned
Marius Bülter gave the Bayer goalkeeper a first chance
Lukas Hradecky could thwart (11th). Unions
In contrast to 2-2 in the league against VfL Wolfsburg, coach Urs Fischer had nominated five new players for the starting XI. “We cannot afford injuries,” said Fischer
the game at Sport1.
There had been a medical emergency in the bleachers after the first quarter of an hour. The audience then stopped singing until just before half-time. Bayer’s state of health was stable shortly after the start of the second half.
In the second half, some fan chants were directed against the German Football Association (DFB), but there were no explicit insults on banners. In past games of the Bundesliga there had been an increasing number of insults against the Hoffenheim merchant Dietmar Hopp.