• Tottenham 0-1 Bayer Leverkusen: Kampl strike leaves Spurs reeling

    Tottenham 0-1 Bayer Leverkusen: Kampl strike leaves Spurs reeling

    The Bundesliga side took an invaluable triumph away from home as Mauricio Pochettino’s charges failed to rise to the occasion, and they now run the risk of elimination.

    Bayer Leverkusen boosted their hopes of qualifying from Champions League Group E and left Tottenham’s campaign in serious trouble as Kevin Kampl’s second-half goal gave them a 1-0 away win at Wembley.

    Kampl found the net from close range after 65 minutes to earn his side their first win of the European campaign and […]

  • Hugo Lloris saves Tottenham in Bayer Leverkusen stalemate

    Hugo Lloris saves Tottenham in Bayer Leverkusen stalemate

    Bayer Leverkusen and Tottenham Hotspur shared the spoils in a goalless draw at the BayArena that saw both sides come within a whisker of finding a breakthrough goal.

     

    Leverkusen made the brighter start with Stefan Kiessling threatening — but Tottenham thought they had made the breakthrough with 10 minutes on the clock.

    The London side fashioned a move that ended with Vincent Janssen rolling the ball home after it had been laid off by the in-form Son Heung-Min, returning to his old […]

  • Chicharito granted leave by Bayer Leverkusen

    Chicharito granted leave by Bayer Leverkusen

    Bayer Leverkusen have granted striker Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez special leave to visit his girlfriend, who is recovering after a health scare.

    Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt confirmed to German tabloid Bild that Mexico international Hernandez, 28, had been granted leave during the international break to travel to Spain and be reunited with his girlfriend following her release from hospital after being treated for a collapsed lung.

    “Chicha has an individual training schedule,” Schmidt said. “It makes sense that he’s not here this week, […]