Leverkusen Unstoppable: Reach Europa League Final Unbeaten!

Leverkusen GermanyBayer Leverkusen are unstoppable!They managed to come back from two goals down which meant they gained a 2-2 draw against AS Roma to qualify for the Europa League final. This incredible outcome adds additional 49 games to the overall winning streak of the club!

On May 22nd in Dublin, the team of Xabi Alonso will play against Atalanta Bergamo who was too powerful against Marseille in the other semi-final. This puts a new leg to Leverkusen’s dream season, which already includes its first Bundesliga championship!

However, we still have our eyes on the dream of a historic treble (league, cup, and Europa League). This would be a remarkable achievement for a team that had only won the German Cup in 1993 and the UEFA cup (the predecessor of the Europa League) in 1988.

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The team of Leverkusen recorded 40 wins and 9 draws in 49 games. While their way to the final of Europa League was not simple. Though they were generating the better chances, they found themselves 2-0 down on penalties deep in the second half.

All of a sudden, after it appeared as if their streak was going to end, a late barrage of drama ensued. In 83rd minute of the game, an own goal by Mancini of Roma brought back Leverkusen into the game. But it wasn’t over yet!In the 7th minute of stoppage, the Croatian Josip Stanisic scored an equalizer, which means they will play the final match and goes into the European football history as the 16th goal scored after the 90th minute this season.

There are four games left for Leverkusen to manage this impossible – a perfect season. They will take on Bochum and Augsburg in the Bundesliga followed by the Europa League final against Atalanta which is scheduled for May 22nd. Their last test will be the German Cup final against Kaiserslautern on the upcoming Thursday. Is it possible for Leverkusen to outsmart history, defy all odds, and create miracles?

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