Bayer Leverkusen were in control from the first to final whistle in the Bundesliga game against VfB Stuttgart on Sunday. They increased their lead in the second half and in the end won 3-1 (2-1).

The visiting team Bayer Leverkusen started the match at pace and took the lead straight away at the start of the game. After only 2 minutes Robert Andrich scored from a pass from Mitchel Bakker.

The team increased their lead to 0-2, as Patrik Schick scored, with an assist by Florian Wirtz, in the 19th minute.

Bayer Leverkusen’s Robert Andrich was sent off in the 31st minute.

In the 38th minute VfB Stuttgart found the net as Orel Mangala scored, and reduced the score for VfB Stuttgart.

Bayer Leverkusen’s Florian Wirtz also scored in the 70th minute as he netted. The 3-1 goal was the last one of the game.

It was VfB Stuttgart’s fourth game in a row without a win.

VfB Stuttgart have 1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses with a 9–12 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Bayer Leverkusen have 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss and a 15–7 goal difference.

The last outing between the teams ended in a 2-5 home win for Bayer Leverkusen in February 2021.

Bayer Leverkusen are unbeaten away from home, with one win in two tries so far in the league.

VfB Stuttgart have scored 9 goals. They have scored eight goals at home. They’ve conceded 12 goals in total.

Bayer Leverkusen have scored 15 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 15 goals. They’ve conceded 7 goals in total.

VfB Stuttgart have opened the score in 0 of their 4 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 0 percent when scoring the first goal.

In the next games in the Bundesliga, VfB Stuttgart will take on Bochum (away) on 25 September 2021, Hoffenheim (home) on 01 October 2021 and Mönchengladbach (away) on 15 October 2021. Bayer Leverkusen play Mainz (home) on 24 September 2021, Arminia Bielefeld (away) on 01 October 2021 and Bayern München (home) on 15 October 2021.