On date 33 of Germany – Bundesliga 2021-2022, striker Patrik Schick was the great architect of B. Leverkusen’s 4-2 victory against Hoffenheim. The goals of the match for the local team were scored by Georginio Rutter (21′ 1T) and Christoph Baumgartner (35′ 1T). While the away goals were scored by Patrik Schick (33′ 1T and 30′ 2T), Moussa Diaby (27′ 2T) and Lucas Alario (45′ 2T).
Georginio Rutter earned applause with his brilliant finish 21 minutes into the first half. After receiving a pass from Christoph Baumgartner, the forward placed it from the box to the right post and down. Impossible for the goalkeeper!
Hoffenheim had a goal chance that was close to ending equal, but Bruun Larsen’s shot ended up hitting the post.
Patrik Schick had a great performance. The Bayer Leverkusen attacker shone by converting 2 goals and kicking 6 times.
Christoph Baumgartner also performed well. The Hoffenheim midfielder scored 1 goal and was encouraged to kick 3 times.
The match was fought, but there were more infringements than the creation of fair play. There was only one card, in the 65th minute of the second half Munas Dabbur received a yellow card.
Hoffenheim manager Sebastian Hoeness presented a 4-3-3 tactical setup with Oliver Baumann in goal; Pavel Kaderabek, Stefan Posch, Kevin Vogt and David Raum on the defensive line; Christoph Baumgartner, Diadie Samassekou and Angelo Stiller in the middle; and Georginio Rutter, Munas Dabbur and Andrej Kramaric in attack.
For its part, Gerardo Seoane’s team came out with a tactical arrangement 4-5-1 with Lukás Hrádecky under the three sticks; Odilon Kossounou, Jonathan Tah, Edmond Tapsoba and Piero Hincapié in defense; Charles Aránguiz, Robert Andrich, Moussa Diaby, Sardar Azmoun and Paulinho in midfield; and Patrik Schick up front.
Frank Willenborg was in charge of supervising the order of play during the match.
On the next day Hoffenheim will face B. Mönchengladbach as a visitor, while B. Leverkusen will play at home against Freiburg.
In this way, the local is in eighth place in the championship with 46 points, while the visit, with 61, is in third place.
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