Bayer Leverkusen Commences Bundesliga Season with Impressive 3-2 Victory Against RB Leipzig, Highlighted by Florian Wirtz’s Spectacular Goal.
RB Leipzig, fresh off their Super Cup victory over Bayern Munich led by Dani Olmo’s hat-trick, couldn’t replicate their commanding form as they fell behind to Jeremie Frimpong’s strike for Leverkusen in the 24th minute.
Leverkusen extended their lead in the 35th minute through Jonathan Tah, and Victor Boniface came close to adding a third just three minutes later. However, it was Leipzig who managed to pull one back, with Olmo scoring in the 39th minute.
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Augsburg and Borussia Mönchengladbach engaged in an exhilarating match that ended in a 4-4 draw. The first half of the game saw an impressive six goals, with Gladbach managing to level the score with a last-minute kick.
Gladbach took the lead through Ko Itakura and Tomas Cvancara, only for Elvis Rexhbecaj to reduce the deficit. Nathan Ngoumou extended Gladbach’s lead, but just before halftime, Maximilian Bauer and Sven Michel scored to bring Augsburg back on level terms.
In the 76th minute, thanks to Ruben Vargas, the Bavarian team took the lead for the first time. Despite thinking, they had secured a comeback triumph, Gladbach managed to salvage a point when Cvancara netted his second goal from a penalty kick during injury time.
Meanwhile, Stuttgart showcased their prowess without their prominent player Wataru Endo, who had transferred to Liverpool. They convincingly defeated VfL Bochum with a commanding score of 5-0, with Silas Katompa Mvumpa delivering a two-goal spectacle.
In a different match, Freiburg secured a 2-1 victory over Hoffenheim, while newcomers Heidenheim began their inaugural Bundesliga season with a 2-0 loss to VfL Wolfsburg, thanks to Jonas Wind’s two goals.
Friday witnessed Harry Kane’s first appearance in the Bundesliga, as he found the net in Bayern’s commanding 4-0 triumph against Werder Bremen. The second-place finishers from last season, Borussia Dortmund, are set to kick off their campaign on Saturday against Cologne.