After the long stoppage suffered by the coronavirus pandemic, the ball continues to haunt Germany, not only under the orbit of the Bundesliga, but also within the framework of the DFB-Pokal. There the Bayer Leverkusen of Lucas Alario (starter) and Exequiel Palacios (on the bench) faced Saarbrücken.
None of the former River players had been having many minutes on the field. But the technical director, Peter Bosz, gave Alario a chance against the Bundesliga leader and today, he put him in the semis of the German Cup and Lucas did not disappoint: in his first clear chance, he scored the 2 -0 of the Leverkusen. In addition, in the 70 'game, Exequiel Palacios entered in place of Charles Aránguiz to add some minutes of play.
It is Alario's third goal in the contest, and the tenth in the 2019/2020 season, since he also has seven for the Bundesliga. Bayer Leverkusen won 3-0 and qualified for the German Cup final where they will face the winner of Bayern Munich and Eintracht Frankfurt.
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