Bundesliga Alonso Wants Leverkusen To Become First Bundesliga Team To Go Unbeaten

After destroying VfL Bochum 5-0 on Sunday, coach Xabi Alonso of German champion Bayer Leverkusen declared that his squad was prepared to become the first in Bundesliga history to go the full season undefeated.

The pursuit of triplets Leverkusen easily defeated Bochum, who had Felix Passlack sent off in the fifteenth minute, to extend their incredible unbeaten streak this season to 50 games across all competitions, with one Bundesliga encounter remaining.

Alonso’s squad advanced to the Europa League final on Thursday by drawing 2-2 with AS Roma, surpassing Benfica’s historic European undefeated record, which was set from 1963 to 1965.

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With their victory over Bochum on Sunday, they also made Bundesliga history by being the third team to win all of their road games within a season.

After that red card it was a completely different game for us,” Alonso told a press conference.

“I am very with the result. It was important for us.

“Now we have a super goal on Saturday to win the title without any defeat.

“That has never happened before.”

In the Bundesliga final on Saturday, Leverkusen—who will also win their first-ever league trophy—will host Augsburg.

Later in May, Leverkusen will play at home against Kaiserslautern in the German Cup final and host Atalanta in the Europa League showpiece match.

To receive the title in Leverkusen will be very special,” said Alonso.

“The players have been focused the entire season so for them it will be very special.

” I am proud of them.”


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