The unbeaten streak stretches to 46 matches.

Another miraculous “theater tie” goal. The unbeaten streak stretches to 46 matches.

Bayer 04 Leverkusen drew 2-2 with VfB Stuttgart in the 31st round of the 2023-2024 Bundesliga at the BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany, at 1:30 a.m. ET on Monday.

Leverkusen, who had already clinched the league title, added a point to their tally of 81 points (25 wins, 6 draws). Leverkusen also extended their unbeaten record to 46 matches in all competitions and are now just three games away from winning the Bundesliga’s first ever unbeaten title.

Leverkusen’s game was marred by conceding a goal. After a 0-0 first half, they conceded to Chris Fürich at the start of the second half, and then again to Denis Undav in the 12th minute, leaving them two goals down at 0-2.

But they came back quickly, 바카라사이트 and in the 16th minute of the second half, four minutes after the goal, Amin Adli hit a low, quick left-footed shot after holding the ball in the box to make it 1-2.

The clock ticked away.

90 minutes of regulation time had come to a close. No goals were forthcoming. It looked like the undefeated championship challenge was coming to an end.

Then, after all five minutes of second-half stoppage time had expired, a miracle happened. Birz took a free kick from the left flank outside the box. The ball was played into the box and a scramble ensued. The ball found its way to Robert Andrić, who wasted no time in slotting home the dramatic equalizer.

The game ended the same way and Leverkusen kept their 46th clean sheet in all competitions with the miraculous equalizer.

Leverkusen have played a lot of close games this season. Rather than completely shutting out their opponents, they’ve earned points by saving crucial chances.

They dominated extra time in particular. In the league match against Bayern Munich on September 16 last year, they scored the equalizer in the 94th minute after being down 1-2, and against Augsburg on January 13, they scored the winner in the 94th minute.

Then, against RB Leipzig on January 21, Piero Incapie’s dramatic goal in the first minute of stoppage time with the score tied 2-2 secured all three points.

Not the end.

On March 30 against Hoffenheim, we were 1-0 down for most of the game before Robert Andrić equalized in the 43rd minute and Patrik Sick scored the winner in the first minute of stoppage time.

In the previous round, on the 22nd of the previous day, the team won a point against Dortmund with a “theater goal” in the 7th minute of extra time to remain unbeaten. Leverkusen created a similar moment against Stuttgart, earning a narrow point for the second consecutive match.

That’s 12 points in the Bundesliga in extra time alone. That’s a lot of concentration.

Leverkusen’s focus continued in European competitions and cups. In the Europa League round of 16 second leg against Qarabag FK, 사설 토토사이트 they rattled the net in the 93rd and 97th minutes to reach the quarterfinals, and in the DFB Pokal quarterfinals against Stuttgart, Jonatan Tah scored in the 90th minute to win.

Leverkusen, who were crowned Bundesliga champions earlier in the 29th round after drawing and winning a tie, are now just three games away from winning their first unbeaten Bundesliga title in history.

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