Bayer Leverkusen Archives ⋆ An Old International

Finale Dahoam turned into Nightmare at home

The Champions League Final 2012 saw Chelsea as rather surprising winner as it went to penalties which is no particular strength of English clubs. However, they managed to beat Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena in a game many predicted the Germans would not only dominate but also easily win. They dominated certainly but a…

The Nearly Men

Didier Drogba, Michael Ballack...the list could be continued and will be in the future. But what these players have in common is a successful playing career with their club sides and defeat on the international stage. Sometimes bitter defeats, sometimes truly deserved. This piece will highlight both players' highs and lows and near misses. Ballack…