Eintracht thrashed Xabi Alonso’s Leverkusen 5-1 in German football

Xabi Alonso’s new Bayer Leverkusen (16th) lost this Saturday 5-1 against Eintracht in Frankfurt (4th), in what was his second rout conceded in three days (after 3-0 against Porto in the Champions League) and left clear that it still needs adjustments from the hand of its new Basque coach.

With ten disputed dates and only eight points in his locker, the "Werkself" (‘The eleven of the company’, nickname of the club founded in 1904 by the Bayer chemical company) remains in a playoff position for Bundesliga 2.

Eintracht, led by French center forward Randal Kolo Muani, back from suspension, and Japanese striker Daichi Kamada, recorded their fifth victory of the season, moving up to fourth place, just ahead of Bayern Munich (16 points). , which will host Freiburg on Sunday (2nd, 18 points).

Kamada signed his double with two penalty kicks (1-0, 45, 4-1, 72), while Kolo Muani scored his third goal of the course in the 58th minute. The Argentine Lucas Alario put the icing on the cake in the 86th minute.

By then, the visiting team played with one man less due to the expulsion of Ecuadorian Piero Hincapié, who had been the author of the only goal for his team.

For Xabi Alonso, his first ten days in charge have been a roller coaster, with an inaugural victory against Schalke (4-0), but subsequent blows in the Champions League and in domestic competition.

Stuttgart (14th) also thrashed Bochum (4-1), which will sleep one more week in last place in the standings.

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And in the duel between teams located in the middle of the table, Mainz (9th) won 2-0 at Weder Bremen (8th), leaving both with 15 points. The same ones that Leipzig adds after their victory in the last game of the day against Hertha Berlin (15th) with only one win in the first ten dates.

The leader Union Berlin and Borussia Dortmund (7th) will play an interesting clash on Sunday.

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