In front of the empty stands of the Weser Stadium in Bremen, the Bayer Leverkusen players defeated Werder 4-1 (2-1), in the last match of the 26th round of the German Bundesliga.
Kai Havertz scored both of his goals in the 28th and 33rd minutes and became a double scorer for the Bayer. It was Werder’s only bright moment in the game, though Gebre Selassie equalized in the 30th minute for the home team.
In the second half of the match, Weiser (61) and Demirbay (78) scored for a convincing victory for Bayer.
Bayer remained in fifth place but came close to fourth-placed RB Leipzig just one point behind with this 50-point victory. Leading Bayern have 58 points, four more than second-placed Borussia Dortmund. The third is Borussia Moenchengladbach with 52 points.
With a game less and a point more than Paderborb who is at the back, Werder is in the penultimate place with 18 points.
Hertha and Union Berlin will start the 27th round in just four days, on Friday, May 22, the second since the German championship resumed after a two-month break due to a coronavirus-caused pandemic.