Xabi Alonso also shines on the pitch

Xabi Alonso also shines on the pitch

Xabi Alonso, who coaches Bayer Leverkusen, one of the German Bundesliga teams, has already started to make a name for himself although he is at the beginning of his coaching career.

Having achieved a 17-match unbeaten streak in all competitions, Bayer Leverkusen was at the top of the league under Alonso’s leadership and was guaranteed to leave the group after 4 matches in the UEFA Europa League.

Bayer Leverkusen attracts all the attention in Europe under the command of 42-year-old Alonso.

Bayer Leverkusen, coached by Xabi Alonso, considered one of the best central midfielders of all time, who quickly began his career as a coach and whose name is associated with great teams such as Real Madrid, seems to be Bayern’s toughest rival . Munich, the biggest candidate for the Bundesliga championship this year, is showing itself.


Alonso, who ended his active football career in 2017, took his first step on the Real Madrid pitch in 2018. Alonso, who worked as a coach in the infrastructure of the Spanish team, had his first experience as a coach in the B team. of the Royal Society. Xabi Alonso played 98 games with this team between 2019-2022 and achieved an average of 1.46 points.

The Spanish coach had his first opportunity in the top-level leagues with Bayer Leverkusen. The German club fired coach Gerardo Seoane in October 2022 and entrusted the team to Alonso. Bayer Leverkusen, who managed to score 5 points in the first 8 games of last season in the Bundesliga, achieved 13 wins, 7 losses and 6 draws in 26 games with Alonso and finished the league in sixth place, reaching a total of 50 points.

The season in which Xabi Alonso caused a sensation at the helm of Bayer Leverkusen was 2023-2024. The Leverkusen team, which started the Bundesliga with a 3-2 victory over Leipzig, accumulated 31 points with 10 wins and a draw in the last 11 weeks and remained at the top of the league.

Alonso’s students achieved their only draw in the League, a 2-2 away win against Bayern Munich, which has won the championship in the last 11 seasons.


Bayer Leverkusen continued their successful performance in the Bundesliga in the UEFA Europa League; Karabakh guaranteed exit from group H, where it competed with Molde and Hacken, with 2 games remaining.

Alonso’s team leads the group with 12 points, having won all 4 games they played in the Europa League this season.

Bayer Leverkusen’s unbeaten streak continues, undefeated in 17 games played in all competitions this season.

Bayer Leverkusen won both matches in the German Cup this season.


The name of Xabi Alonso has already begun to be heard among the big teams in Europe.

German press, in Alonso’s contract; He wrote that there was a clause that allowed him to leave the team if he received an offer from Real Madrid, Bayern Munich or Liverpool.

There has been speculation that Alonso could be named coach of Real Madrid, replacing Carlo Ancelotti, who will be the head of the Brazilian team at the end of the season.

The Spanish coach has a contract with Bayer Leverkusen until 2026.


Xabi Alonso, whose football career is full of successes; He played for the clubs Real Sociedad, Eibar, Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

In his career at the club, Alonso won two UEFA Champions League championships, the UEFA Super Cup, 1 League and 3 Bundesliga championships.

During his 18-year career, Xabi Alonso won the Champions League and UEFA Super Cup in 2005 and 2014, LaLiga in 2012; He won the Bundesliga championship in 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Alonso won the world championship in 2010 and the European Championship in 2008 and 2012 with the Spanish National Team shirt, which he wore 114 times.


Bayer Leverkusen, which has a 119-year history, has yet to win a championship in Germany’s top league, the Bundesliga.

Leverkusen, who finished the league in second place 5 times, the last of them in the 2010-2011 season, has not yet been able to experience the joy of lifting the cup.

Bayer Leverkusen, who played in the UEFA Champions League final in the 2001-2002 season, won the UEFA Cup in 1988.

This cup was recorded as the club’s only success in Europe. Bayer Leverkusen also took home the German Cup in 1993.

On the other hand, Bayer Leverkusen will face Werder Bremen tomorrow on matchday 12 of the league. (AA)

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