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Alonso credits Bayer Leverkusen’s record-breaking season to unwavering self-belief

Bayer Leverkusen ended the season with a Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal double, showing remarkable determination throughout. Xabi Alonso praised the team's spirit that led to the Pokal victory, crediting Granit Xhaka's goal. Winning the double was a massive success, reflecting the team's dedication and fight. Leverkusen faced only one defeat in 53 games this season, losing to Atalanta in the Europa League final. Alonso commended the team's belief and readiness to battle in tough situations. Reflecting on the dream season, Alonso…

Alonso Focused on Cup Final Triumph Despite Europa League Setback in Leverkusen

Bayer Leverkusen's coach, Xabi Alonso, asserts that his team is already looking past their Wednesday defeat to Atalanta in the Europa League final. The newly-crowned Bundesliga champions aim to secure a historic double by prevailing over Kaiserslautern in the DFB-Pokal final on Saturday. While Leverkusen missed an opportunity for an unbeaten treble, they've set their sights on claiming the DFB-Pokal after a remarkable season. Alonso expressed his excitement about reaching the final after a long journey, emphasizing the…

Alonso Empowers Leverkusen with Unwavering Self-Belief

Bayer Leverkusen eyes second trophy and potential unbeaten treble in Europa League showdown with Atalanta. Xabi Alonso exudes confidence in team's game-winning ability pre-final. Champions seek to clinch DFB-Pokal for triple victory after UEFA final. German club is unbeaten, undergoing 51-match winning spree. Alonso, a novice coach, values team's competence and perseverance. Leverkusen exudes self-assurance, poised to triumph. Team embraces distinctive style of play, centering on success. Players aim to maintain adaptability…

Alonso Urges Leverkusen to Push Forward Despite Adversity in the ‘Neverlusen’ Season

The 2023-24 Bundesliga season ended with Bayer Leverkusen making history by becoming the first team to win the league without losing a single game. After years of criticism, Leverkusen, also known as 'Neverkusen,' finally achieved a major title, going undefeated throughout the season and securing the victory in their final match against Augsburg. This feat puts Leverkusen in a rare category alongside only Arsenal and Juventus, who achieved an invincible season in the past two decades across the top European leagues. In…

Alonso Vigilant of Atalanta’s Looming Danger in Anticipation of Europa League Face-Off

Now that the Bundesliga is won, Xabi Alonso shifts focus to Bayer Leverkusen's upcoming double header, league game aside. The team is facing a tough challenge against Atalanta in the Europa League final, with an impressive run so far, despite a few bumps in the road. Leverkusen is geared up for two finals, aiming for a treble, starting with a clash against Kaiserslautern in the German Cup. But before that, they have a league game against Augsburg scheduled. Alonso is optimistic about their chances against Atalanta,…

Leverkusen Poised to Make History as the First Team to Complete an Undefeated Bundesliga Season, Declares Alonso

One final Bundesliga game awaits Bayer Leverkusen and Xabi Alonso as they aim to make history in Germany. Leverkusen is on track to be the first team ever in the Bundesliga to finish a season undefeated. Coach Xabi Alonso expressed his satisfaction after their 5-0 victory over Bochum on Sunday. Leverkusen's unbeaten streak has now reached 50 matches in all competitions this season. They recently broke Benfica's European unbeaten record with a draw against Roma. Sunday's victory saw Leverkusen become only the third team in…

Alonso Encourages Continuous Improvement as Leverkusen Extends Unbeaten Streak to 48 Games

Bayer Leverkusen dominated Eintracht Frankfurt 5-1 on Sunday to stay unbeaten this season. Xabi Alonso thinks Leverkusen can improve further and aims to break the European record. Leverkusen matched Benfica's 48-game unbeaten streak in all competitions, set between 1963 and 1965. "We're always striving to enhance our performance, even though we've been consistent all season," Alonso stated. Leverkusen is approaching an unbeaten season, with two league matches left and a final against Kaiserslautern. They also lead Roma 2-0…

Alonso inspires Bayer Leverkusen to dominant 5-1 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt

Bayer Leverkusen breezed to a 5-1 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt, extending their unbeaten streak to 48 games across all competitions. Leverkusen, now at the top of the Bundesliga with 84 points, showcased an impressive performance while Frankfurt settled for the sixth spot with 45 points. The match saw Granit Xhaka score with a brilliant strike, followed by Hugo Ekitike's header for Frankfurt. Leverkusen regained the lead through Patrik Schick's header before Exequiel Palacios netted a penalty goal to make it 3-1. Jeremie…

Alonso Confident as Frankfurt Prepares to Face Off Against Rival Leverkusen

Xabi Alonso cautions that Bayer Leverkusen is now a marked team after a relentless streak of 47 unbeaten games this season. The newly crowned Bundesliga champions are on the verge of an unprecedented unbeaten season, with every opponent eager to end their run. Their path to a potential treble tightened as they conquered Roma 2-0 in the Europa League semi-final first leg. With a DFB-Pokal final against Kaiserslautern on the horizon, Leverkusen persists in their 47-game unbeaten spree across all competitions. The…

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