Frimpong Contributes to Bayer Leverkusen's Biggest Away Win

The likelihood that Bayer Leverkusen will finish the Bundesliga season undefeated is increasing. The German champions secured a victory over Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday, extending their unbeaten streak to 48 matches.

Frimpong Contributes to Bayer Leverkusen's Biggest Away Win
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Despite having faced a challenging Europa League match against AS Roma just three days earlier, Bayer Leverkusen showcased their resilience and determination in Sunday's Bundesliga fixture against Eintracht Frankfurt.

Under the strategic guidance of Xabi Alonso, Leverkusen has not only clinched the Bundesliga title early but is also on a quest to complete the season without a single defeat a testament to their dominance and consistency throughout the campaign.

The match started off strongly for Leverkusen, with Granit Xhaka quickly making his mark. A loose ball fortuitously landed at his feet, and the Swiss midfielder didn’t hesitate to deliver a powerful strike, giving Leverkusen an early lead. The goal set a positive tone, but the celebration was short-lived as Hugo Ekitike leveled the score for Eintracht. This momentary setback called for a composed response from Leverkusen, which they duly delivered. Before the half-time whistle, Patrik Schick capitalized on a defensive error by Niels Nkounkou, restoring Leverkusen’s lead with a skillful play.

While Eintracht managed a robust showing, their efforts were marred by individual errors, particularly from Nkounkou, whose mistakes were directly exploited by Leverkusen. After the break, another lapse by Nkounkou led to a penalty for Leverkusen. Exequiel Palacios confidently converted the penalty, further solidifying Leverkusen's control of the match. As the game progressed into its final stages, Jeremie Frimpong and substitute Victor Boniface added their names to the scoresheet, rounding off what became Leverkusen’s largest away victory in the club's storied history.

This resounding win not only boosted Leverkusen’s morale but also maintained their unbeaten streak, setting the stage for their upcoming second semifinal clash against Roma in the Europa League. Should they avoid defeat, it would mark their 49th consecutive game without a loss. Looking ahead, Leverkusen faces away and home fixtures against VfL Bochum and FC Augsburg, respectively, in the Bundesliga. Each match presents an opportunity to edge closer to completing an undefeated season.

The culmination of Leverkusen's season will be the highly anticipated cup final on May 25 against 1. FC Kaiserslautern, a team that has surprised many by reaching the final. As Leverkusen prepares for these crucial encounters, the blend of tactical acumen from Alonso and the squad’s depth and talent suggests they are well-positioned to achieve a historic, undefeated season while possibly securing a double with the cup victory.