Bayer Leverkusen’s Unbeaten Treble Bid: Who Alonso’s Men Will Face Next in Their Pursuit of History?

Bayer Leverkusen’s Unbeaten Treble Bid: Who Alonso’s Men Will Face Next in Their Pursuit of History?

Joel Reyes
April 20, 2024 at 1:06 AM
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  • Bayer Leverkusen preserved their unbeaten record this season with Thursday's draw vs West Ham
  • They became the first team in Europe's top 5 leagues to go undefeated in their first 44 matches
  • The German club won the Bundesliga title this past weekend, ending Bayern Munich's 11-year reign

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History beckons for Bayer Leverkusen.

They moved ever closer to completing an unbeaten treble season after recording a 1-1 draw against West Ham United in the UEFA Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday night.

Sports Brief looks at the teams Xabi Alonso's men will face next as they target football immortality.

Bayer Leverkusen, Xabi Alonso, Victor Boniface, Roma, Europa League, Bundesliga, DFB Pokal, German Cup
Bayer Leverkusen celebrate winning the Bundesliga title. Image: Rolf Vennenbernd.
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Bayer Leverkusen's Remaining 2023/24 Schedule

German Bundesliga

Date

Opponent (Home/Away)

April 21, 2024

Borussia Dortmund (Away)

April 27, 2024

Stuttgart (Home)

May 5, 2024

Eintracht Frankfurt (Away)

May 12, 2024

Bochum (Away)

May 18, 2024

FC Augsburg (Home)

Bayer Leverkusen have five matches remaining in the German top flight to record the first unbeaten campaign in the history of the Bundesliga.

Their first match after clinching the Bundesliga title will be against Borussia Dortmund on the road on April 21. They will then host Stuttgart on April 27 before facing Eintracht Frankfurt at Deutsche Bank Park on May 5.

Leverkusen's final away game in the league will be against Bochum on May 12. They will then close their historic Bundesliga campaign with a home match against FC Augsburg on May 18.

Europa League

Date

Opponent (Home/Away)

May 2, 2024

AS Roma (Home) - 1st leg semi-finals

May 9, 2024

AS Roma (Away) - 2nd leg semi-finals

May 22, 2024

To be determined*

Bayer Leverkusen have a maximum of three matches left in the Europa League after they booked their place in the semi-finals of that competition on Thursday night.

They will next face Italian powerhouse Roma in a mouth-watering two-legged tie. The first leg of their semi-final clash will transpire on May 2, with Roma hosting Leverkusen at Stadio Olimpico.

The return leg will then take place a week later, on May 9, with Bayer Leverkusen hosting Roma at BayArena.

The Europa League final will take place on May 22 at Dublin Arena. Bayer Leverkusen will feature in that contest if they beat Roma in the semi-finals.

DFB-Pokal

Date

Opponent

May 25, 2024

Kaiserslautern - German Cup final

Bayer Leverkusen's final game of the season will be on May 25, when they face Kaiserslautern in the final of the German Cup, per The Athletic.

Leverkusen scored 26 goals on their way to the cup final, winning over Teutonia Ottensen, SV Sandhausen, Paderborn, Stuttgart, and Dusseldorf in the previous rounds.

Boniface celebrates Bundesliga title with Alonso

Sports Brief reported on Victor Boniface celebrating Bayer Leverkusen's Bundesliga win.

The Nigerian forward was seen showering manager Xabi Alonso with a jar of beer after they clinched the title.

They won the championship after beating Werder Bremen 5-0.

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Joel Reyes is a sports editor at Sportsbrief.com with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of the Philippines. He has eight years of work experience in sports writing.