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Jeremie Frimpong scores as Bayer Leverkusen whips Fortuna Düsseldorf 4-0 in DFB Pokal semi-final

Bayer Leverkusen secured a commanding 4-0 victory over Fortuna Düsseldorf in the DFB Pokal semi-final on Wednesday evening, with Dutch-born Ghanaian defender Jeremie Frimpong scoring a stunning goal.

The win extended Leverkusen’s head-to-head dominance over Düsseldorf to 8 wins and 1 loss.

Frimpong, who started the game at the BayArena, opened the scoring in the 7th minute with a right-footed shot from the center of the box that curled into the top right corner. The 20-year-old defender lasted the full game and was a constant threat down the right flank.

Amine Adli doubled Leverkusen’s lead in the 20th minute with a left-footed shot from the left side of the box, assisted by Florian Wirtz after a swift counter-attack. Wirtz then got on the scoresheet himself in the 35th minute, scoring with a left-footed shot from the center of the box, assisted by Adli.

Wirtz completed the rout in the 60th minute, converting a penalty with a right-footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Bayer Leverkusen will now turn its attention to their Bundesliga away game against Union Berlin.

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