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2020-21 German Bundesliga
  • Lucas Alario (14')
  • Patrik Schick (84')
  • Robert Glatzel (89')
  • Kevin Stöger (90'+2')

Leverkusen squander two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Mainz

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Bayer Leverkusen collapses in shock draw vs. Mainz (1:04)

Mainz scores twice in the final minutes to erase a 2-0 deficit and earn a point at Bayer Leverkusen. (1:04)

Bayer Leverkusen squandered a two-goal lead, conceding twice in the last two minutes to draw 2-2 against Mainz on Saturday as they inched up to fourth place in the Bundesliga table.

Goals from Robert-Nesta Glatzel in the 89th minute and Kevin Stoeger's stoppage time equaliser turned the game around for the visitors.

Leverkusen were far superior in the first half, and Lucas Alario slotted in to complete a quick move in the 14th minute.

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Patrik Schick looked to have finished off Mainz with a second goal for the hosts, who had also hit the woodwork, in the 84th but the visitors' late double strike earned a surprise point for them.

Leverkusen are fourth on 36 points, two behind VfL Wolfsburg in third place.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Bayern Munich 13 +29 31
2 Borussia Dortmund 13 +14 30
3 Bayer Leverkusen 13 +10 24
4 SC Freiburg 13 +6 22
5 TSG Hoffenheim 13 +7 20
6 1. FC Union Berlin 13 +1 20
7 VfL Wolfsburg 13 -2 20
8 RB Leipzig 13 +8 18
9 Mainz 13 +3 18
10 FC Cologne 13 0 18
11 Borussia Monchengladbach 13 0 18
12 Eintracht Frankfurt 13 -1 18
13 VfL Bochum 13 -8 16
14 Hertha Berlin 13 -14 14
15 VfB Stuttgart 13 -5 13
16 FC Augsburg 13 -10 13
17 Arminia Bielefeld 13 -10 9
18 SpVgg Greuther Furth 13 -28 1