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Alonso says Leverkusen must stay grounded after beating Bayern Munich

Bayer Leverkusen manager Xabi Alonso dismissed talk of winning the Bundesliga title after their comfortable win over Bayern Munich.

Leverkusen struck a huge blow in the Bundesliga title race with an emphatic 3-0 victory over Bayern Munich on Saturday night. Alonso’s side now is five points ahead of Bayern after 21 matches.

After the match, Alonso urged his players to remain calm and focused after beating Bayern.

We’ll talk in May. We have to be realistic and keep our feet on the ground,” the Spaniard said in a post-match interview.

Xabi Alonso also praised his player’s commitment and discipline against Tuchel’s side.

We wanted to be competitive. We did a great job, the discipline and compactness of the team was excellent. The whole performance was great, the commitment of the boys was very high.

“All the players did really well. We created a lot of chances and almost did not allow any ourselves. That was very important.

I have a great team. We have a lot of energy and that’s the key. There is no secret. The players believe and that’s what we want.

Leverkusen next will face Heidenheim in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

Sam Barton
Sam Barton
Sam Barton fell in love with football during the 98 World Cup and has been fascinated by it ever since. The tactical side of the game is what truly inspires him to think, read and write about football, making him the ideal football writer.
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