2011–12 Bayer 04 Leverkusen season

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Bayer Leverkusen
2011–12 season
Team leader Sami Hyypiä (actual manager since April, but missing coaching license)
Manager Sascha Lewandowski (since April, possesses coaching license)
Robin Dutt (fired in march)
Bundesliga 5th
DFB-Pokal Round 1
UEFA Champions League Round of 16
Top goalscorer League:
Stefan Kießling (16)

All:
Stefan Kießling (17)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2011–12 Bayer Leverkusen season is the club's 108th year of existence.

Review and events[edit]

For the winter break, Bayer Leverkusen return to practice on 3 January 2012 at 10:00 CET (UTC+01) and will have a training camp in Lagos, Portugal, from 4 January to 13 January.[1]

Competitions[edit]

Bundesliga[edit]

Main article: 2011–12 Bundesliga

|} Last updated: 5 May 2012
Source: http://www.kicker.de/
1Bayer Leverkusen goals come first.
Ground's country's flag and opponent's country's flag shown when from a different country of Bayer Leverkusen.
Pos. = Position in league, Pts. = Points, GD = Goal difference, Ground: H = Home, A = Away, N = Neutral, HR = Home replacement, AR = Away replacement.

DFB-Pokal[edit]

UEFA Champions League[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Group E
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
England Chelsea 6 3 2 1 13 4 +9 11
Germany Bayer Leverkusen 6 3 1 2 8 8 0 10
Spain Valencia 6 2 2 2 12 7 +5 8
Belgium Genk 6 0 3 3 2 16 −14 3

Knockout phase[edit]

Round of 16[edit]

Player information[edit]

Roster and statistics[edit]

As of 16 December 2011

Squad Season 2011-12
Player Bundesliga DFB-Pokal Champions League Totals
Player Nat. Birthday at Bayer since Previous club Matches Goals Matches Goal Matches Goals Matches Goals
Goalkeepers
René Adler German 15 January 1985 2000 VfB Leipzig 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fabian Giefer German 17 May 1990 2003 TuRa Lommersdorf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bernd Leno German 4 March 1992 2011 VfB Stuttgart 14 0 0 0 6 0 20 0
David Yelldell American 1 October 1981 2011 MSV Duisburg 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Defenders
Gonzalo Castro German 11 June 1987 1999 Bayer Wuppertal 12 1 1 0 6 0 19 1
Danny da Costa German 13 July 1993 2001 Winfriedia Mülheim 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Manuel Friedrich German 13 September 1979 2007 Mainz 05 8 0 0 0 3 1 11 1
Michal Kadlec Czech 13 December 1984 2008 Sparta Prague 12 1 1 0 6 1 19 2
Bastian Oczipka German 12 January 1989 2011 FC St. Pauli 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 0
Stefan Reinartz German 1 January 1989 2009 1. FC Nürnberg 14 1 1 0 5 0 20 1
Daniel Schwaab German 1 January 1989 2009 SC Freiburg 11 0 0 0 3 0 14 0
Ömer Toprak Turkish 21 July 1989 2011 SC Freiburg 13 0 1 0 5 0 19 0
Midfielders
Hanno Balitsch German 2 January 1981 2010 Hannover 96 8 0 1 0 2 0 11 0
Michael Ballack German 26 September 1976 2010 Chelsea 11 2 1 0 6 1 18 3
Tranquillo Barnetta Swiss 22 May 1985 2005 Hannover 96 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Karim Bellarabi German 8 April 1990 2011 Eintracht Braunschweig 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
Lars Bender German 27 April 1989 2009 1860 Munich 15 1 1 0 6 1 22 2
Michael Ortega Colombian 6 April 1991 2011 Atlas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Renato Augusto Brazilian 8 February 1988 2008 Flamengo 7 0 1 0 2 0 10 0
Simon Rolfes German 21 January 1982 2005 Alemannia Aachen 15 1 1 0 6 0 22 1
Sidney Sam German 27 April 1989 2010 1. FC Kaiserslautern 15 4 1 1 6 1 22 6
Forwards
Eren Derdiyok Swiss 12 June 1988 2009 Basel 12 6 1 1 6 2 19 9
Nicolai Jørgensen Danish 15 January 1991 2010 AB 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 0
Stefan Kießling German 25 January 1984 2006 1. FC Nürnberg 15 3 1 0 6 1 22 4
André Schürrle German 6 November 1990 2011 Mainz 05 12 2 1 1 6 1 19 4

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]