Bayer Leverkusen miss late penalty, settle for draw with Werder Bremen
Bayer Leverkusen 1 - 1 Werder Bremen

Bayer Leverkusen miss late penalty, settle for draw with Werder Bremen

Bayer Leverkusen missed an injury-time penalty, had a man sent off and conceded a lucky equaliser in an eventful 1-1 draw with Werder Bremen.

Leverkusen had been on course for a regulation win thanks to Kevin Volland's seventh-minute finish, the striker heading home after Julian Brandt's thunderous 30-yard drive cannoned off the crossbar.

But everything changed as the game entered its last 11 minutes, none of it helping the home cause at the BayArena.

Zlatko Junozovic's curling free kick from the deep was poorly dealt with and, when it came free to Robert Bauer at the edge of the area he sent a powerful shot towards goal.

Claudio Pizarro, who had just regained his footing, moved into the ball's trajectory and unwittingly diverted past Bernd Leno.

Leverkusen then had full-back Wendell dismissed for a second yellow card only for Benjamin Henrichs to win a last-gasp spot-kick from Maximilian Eggestein.

Omer Toprak stepped up but was denied by Felix Wiedwald, who ensured the visitors a share of the spoils.

Betting on BUNDESLIGA? Bet365 are offering a 100% deposit bonus, up to £200 - find out more

Related news

Borussia Dortmund win seven-goal thriller to secure direct UCL spot

Borussia Dortmund win seven-goal thriller to secure direct UCL spot

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's late penalty handed Borussia Dortmund a 4-3 win over Werder Bremen to clinch third place in the Bundesliga and a Champions League spot.

Bayern Munich ease past Freiburg as Philipp Lahm, Xabi Alonso depart

Bayern Munich ease past Freiburg as Philipp Lahm, Xabi Alonso depart

Philipp Lahm and Xabi Alonso received standing ovations as Bayern Munich sent two of modern football's great maestros into retirement on a winning note.

Incredible finish sees Bayern edge nine-goal thriller against Leipzig

Incredible finish sees Bayern edge nine-goal thriller against Leipzig

Bayern Munich scored twice in injury time to defeat RB Leipzig 5-4 in a remarkable Bundesliga clash on Saturday.

Aubameyang on target as Borussia Dortmund beat Hoffenheim

Aubameyang on target as Borussia Dortmund beat Hoffenheim

Borussia Dortmund leapfrogged opponents Hoffenheim into third with a 2-1 victory at the Westfalenstadion.

Bayern Munich win as Juan Bernat's goal relegates Darmstadt

Bayern Munich win as Juan Bernat's goal relegates Darmstadt

Bayern Munich celebrated their latest title success with a 1-0 victory over Darmstadt, who were relegated as a result.

Bayern Munich seal Bundesliga crown for record fifth straight year

Bayern Munich seal Bundesliga crown for record fifth straight year

Bayern Munich were crowned Bundesliga champions for a record fifth successive season after a 6-0 rout of Wolfsburg.

Schalke up to eighth in table after thrashing Bayer Leverkusen

Schalke up to eighth in table after thrashing Bayer Leverkusen

Guido Burgstaller scored twice as Schalke jumped up to eighth place in the Bundesliga table with a comprehensive 4-1 away win at Bayer Leverkusen.

Dembele hits winner as Dortmund rally to beat Bayern Munich

Dembele hits winner as Dortmund rally to beat Bayern Munich

Borussia Dortmund rallied to beat Bayern Munich 3-2 in their DFB Pokal semifinal at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night, setting up a cup final against Eintracht Frankfurt.

Schalke hold RB Leipzig to draw

Schalke hold RB Leipzig to draw

RB Leipzig failed to take full advantage of Bayern Munich's home draw with Mainz on Saturday as they were held 1-1 at Schalke.

RELATED NEWS

Borussia Dortmund win seven-goal thriller to secure direct UCL spot
Borussia Dortmund 4 - 3 Werder Bremen

Borussia Dortmund win seven-goal thriller to secure direct UCL spot

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's late penalty handed Borussia Dortmund a 4-3 win over Werder Bremen to clinch third place in the Bundesliga and a Champions League spot.

Bayern Munich ease past Freiburg as Philipp Lahm, Xabi Alonso depart
Bayern Munich 4 - 1 Freiburg

Bayern Munich ease past Freiburg as Philipp Lahm, Xabi Alonso depart

Philipp Lahm and Xabi Alonso received standing ovations as Bayern Munich sent two of modern football's great maestros into retirement on a winning note.

Incredible finish sees Bayern edge nine-goal thriller against Leipzig
Leipzig 4 - 5 Bayern Munich

Incredible finish sees Bayern edge nine-goal thriller against Leipzig

Bayern Munich scored twice in injury time to defeat RB Leipzig 5-4 in a remarkable Bundesliga clash on Saturday.

Aubameyang on target as Borussia Dortmund beat Hoffenheim
Borussia Dortmund 2 - 1 Hoffenheim

Aubameyang on target as Borussia Dortmund beat Hoffenheim

Borussia Dortmund leapfrogged opponents Hoffenheim into third with a 2-1 victory at the Westfalenstadion.

Bayern Munich win as Juan Bernat's goal relegates Darmstadt
Bayern Munich 1-0 Darmstadt

Bayern Munich win as Juan Bernat's goal relegates Darmstadt

Bayern Munich celebrated their latest title success with a 1-0 victory over Darmstadt, who were relegated as a result.

Bayern Munich seal Bundesliga crown for record fifth straight year
Wolfsburg 0 - 6 Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich seal Bundesliga crown for record fifth straight year

Bayern Munich were crowned Bundesliga champions for a record fifth successive season after a 6-0 rout of Wolfsburg.

Schalke up to eighth in table after thrashing Bayer Leverkusen
Bayer Leverkusen 1 - 4 Schalke

Schalke up to eighth in table after thrashing Bayer Leverkusen

Guido Burgstaller scored twice as Schalke jumped up to eighth place in the Bundesliga table with a comprehensive 4-1 away win at Bayer Leverkusen.

Dembele hits winner as Dortmund rally to beat Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich 2 - 3 Borussia Dortmund

Dembele hits winner as Dortmund rally to beat Bayern Munich

Borussia Dortmund rallied to beat Bayern Munich 3-2 in their DFB Pokal semifinal at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night, setting up a cup final against Eintracht Frankfurt.

Schalke hold RB Leipzig to draw
Schalke 1 - 1 RB Leipzig

Schalke hold RB Leipzig to draw

RB Leipzig failed to take full advantage of Bayern Munich's home draw with Mainz on Saturday as they were held 1-1 at Schalke.