Bayer Leverkusen Vs. Barcelona, 2012 UEFA Champions League: Teams Trade Goals, 2-1 At The BayArena

See? It's so much better when you try! Bayer Leverkusen, who had previously looked like a team completely disinterested in playing football, started the second half on the attack and have something to show for their efforts - a an equalising goal against Barcelona!

The visitors' defence is at sixes and sevens and Leverkusen are unlucky not to get a penalty when Lars Bender goes down in the box, but they hold onto possession and work the ball out to Vedran Corluka on the right wing. The fullback's subsequent cross is lovely, and it's met by Michal Kadlec's head. The left back nods the ball across Victor Valdes and straight into the back of the net to make it 1-1.

Granted, that scoreline doesn't last for long as Alexis Sanchez once again races clear of the defence, rounds Bernd Leno and scores his second goal of the match to make it 2-1 three minutes later, but this is at least resembling a fun game now, with Leverkusen nearly managing to equalise again shortly thereafter.

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