Kai Havertz scored two times as Bayer Leverkusen ended the primary spherical of Bundesliga matches in over two months with a 4-1 win at Werder Bremen on Monday which moved them to inside of some extent of the highest 4. The guests went into the sport most effective 4 issues at the back of fourth-placed RB Leipzig after their fellow Champions League hopefuls’ 1-1 draw with Freiburg on Saturday, when the Bundesliga became the first major league to resume during the coronavirus pandemic. Attacking midfielder Havertz, reportedly a switch goal for a few of Europe’s greatest golf equipment together with Liverpool and Barcelona, used to be the celebrity of the display at an empty Weserstadion.
He has scored 12 targets in all competitions this season, having netted 20 instances final time period.
It used to be Leverkusen’s 10th win in 11 video games, however their first since successful 3-1 at Rangers within the Europa League last-16 first leg on March 12.
After a gradual begin to the sport in an eerie surroundings very similar to the weekend’s suits, with all video games being performed at the back of closed doorways, the come across burst into existence with 3 targets in 5 mins.
The 20-year-old Havertz nodded Leverkusen right into a 28th-minute lead, prior to Bremen right-back Theodor Gebre Selassie levelled at the 30 minutes mark.
However Havertz restored Leverkusen’s merit 3 mins later with any other header, from Kerem Demirbay’s free-kick.
Peter Bosz’s facet wrapped up a at ease victory with second-half targets from Mitchell Weiser and Demirbay.
The heavy defeat leaves Bremen caught within the drop zone, 5 issues adrift off the relegation play-off spot and 9 from protection, albeit with a recreation in hand.
Bremen have spent just one season, the 1980-81 marketing campaign, out of doors the highest flight for the reason that formation of the Bundesliga in 1963.