Bayer was still losing 0:2 in the 82nd minute after two penalties by Leandro Paredes, but the result of the double match was decided by an own goal scored by Gianluca Mancini. Josip Stanišič equalized in the seventh minute of regulation. They also celebrate three Czechs. Forward Adam Hložek and goalkeeper Matěj Kovář started in the starting line-up, Patrik Schick played the final quarter of an hour.

Bayern players were angry with referee Szymon Marciniak

Disaster, intention, betrayal! Bayern blames the Polish referee, even the legend revolts

Bayer will compete for the trophy on May 22 in Dublin with Bergamo, who beat Marseille 3-0 at home after last week’s 1-1 draw. Atalanta will play in the final of a European competition for the first time in the club’s history.

Leverkusen can win a second European trophy, in 1988 they won the then UEFA Cup. Today, the certain German champions did not lose their 49th competitive game in a row and broke the 59-year-old European record of Benfica Lisbon.