The triple dream is alive! Bayer Leverkusen faces West Ham in the Europa League and wants to preserve a historic opportunity. Bayer 04 are favorites, but they are also warned. The match starts at 9 p.m. on the live ticker.

Europa League, first leg of the quarterfinals

Bayer Leverkusen – West Ham United

Bayer Leverkusen wants to be in the quarterfinals on Thursday Europe League against West Ham United to maintain their chances of winning the treble of three titles and put themselves in a good starting position for the second leg. Xabi Alonso's team arrives as favorites for the first home match (9:00 p.m./RTL).

Leverkusen are unbeaten in 41 competitive matches this season. In it soccer bundesliga The Rhinelanders can complete the first championship in the club's history this weekend. Bayer 04 is also in the final of the DFB-Cup.

However, it was not until the round of 16 that the Leverkusen team discovered that it cannot rest, even as a clear favorite. Only two goals from attacker Patrik Schick ensured qualification against Karabakh Agdam of Azerbaijan.