The game begins with Hannover really wanting to make up for the 5-1 loss at Stuttgart. In the 6th minute, Tin Jedvaj gets booked for Leverkusen. In the 13th minute, Kevin Volland scores! In the 14t minute, Kevin Wimmer gets booked. In the 29th minute, Kevin Volland scores again with a delightful chip over Michael Esser. In the 33rd minute, Genki Haraguchi should have scored but the snow on the pitch prevented it. From the 41st minute to the 45+6th minute. The first half ends in the 45+11th minute due to the snow.
During halftime, Walace comes in and Hendrik Weydandt goes out. In the 51st minue, Jonathas scores for Hannover! Finally, Hannover seem to be starting a comeback. In the 60th minute, Charles Araguiz goes off and Dominik Kohr comes on for Bayer Leverkusen. In the 66th minute, Karim Bellarabi replaces Leon Bailey for Leverkusen. In the 68th minute, Florent Muslija replaces Linton Maina for Hannover. In the 73rd minute, Mitchell Weiser scores an own goal. In the 76th minute, Miiko Albornoz gets booked for Hannover. In the 87th minute, Kai Mavertz scores!!! When has Leverkusen started to chip the ball into the goal? He has been quiet this game but… he scores. In the 90th minute, Julian Korb goes off and and Felipe comes on for Hannover. The match ends 3-2.