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Lars Bender

Born: April 27, 1989 (age 31)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)
Weight: 12st 11lb (81kg)

Hometown: Rosenheim, Germany
Nationality: Germany German

Position: Midfielder
Leverkusen's midfielder Lars Bender plays the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 vs Bayer Leverkusen in the German city of Gelsenkirchen on April 13, 2013
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Career History
Senior2009-Bayer Leverkusen
Sports Mole has 141 articles about Lars Bender. Articles 1 to 40:
Hertha Berlin players celebrate scoring against Union Berlin in the derby on May 22, 2020
Preview: Hertha Berlin vs. Bayer Leverkusen - predictions, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Bundesliga clash between Hertha Berlin and Bayer Leverkusen, including team news and predicted lineups.
Jun 18, 14:13
Kai Havertz celebrates scoring for Bayer Leverkusen on May 23, 2020
Preview: Bayer Leverkusen vs. FC Koln - predictions, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Bundesliga clash between Bayer Leverkusen and FC Koln, including team news and predicted lineups.
Jun 15, 12:18
Bayer Leverkusen celebrate Kai Havertz's second goal against Werder Bremen on May 18, 2020
Preview: Saarbrucken vs. Bayer Leverkusen - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's DFB-Pokal semi-final between fourth-tier Saarbrucken and Bundesliga outfit Bayer Leverkusen, including predictions and team news.
Jun 8, 18:20
Bayern Munich players celebrate Joshua Kimmich's goal against Borussia Dortmund on May 26, 2020
Preview: Bayer Leverkusen vs. Bayern Munich - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Bundesliga clash between Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich, including team news and predicted lineups.
Jun 4, 12:01
Kai Havertz celebrates scoring for Bayer Leverkusen on May 23, 2020
Preview: Freiburg vs. Bayer Leverkusen - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Friday's Bundesliga clash between Freiburg and Bayer Leverkusen, including team news and predicted lineups.
May 27, 15:08
Bayer Leverkusen celebrate Kai Havertz's second goal against Werder Bremen on May 18, 2020
Preview: Bayer Leverkusen vs. Wolfsburg - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Bundesliga clash between Bayer Leverkusen and Wolfsburg, including team news and predicted lineups.
May 24, 17:34
Bayer Leverkusen celebrate Kai Havertz's second goal against Werder Bremen on May 18, 2020
Preview: Borussia Monchengladbach vs. Bayer Leverkusen - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Bundesliga clash between Borussia Monchengladbach and Bayer Leverkusen, including team news and predicted lineups.
May 21, 10:35
Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Juventus on February 8, 2020
European roundup: Juventus fall to shock defeat at Verona
Inter could now go level on points with Juventus at the top of the table - if they win the Milan derby on Sunday.
Feb 9, 09:34
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone pictured on September 14, 2019
Preview: Bayer Leverkusen vs. Atletico Madrid - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Champions League clash between Bayer Leverkusen and Atletico Madrid, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Nov 4, 17:27
Bayern Munich's Dutch midfielder Arjen Robben (L) and Bayern Munich's striker Thomas Mueller (R) react after the second goal for Munich during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match between FCB Bayern Munich and Olympiakos Piraeus on November 24
Result: Bayern Munich thump Bayer Leverkusen to reach DFB-Pokal final
Bayern Munich cruise into the final of the DFB-Pokal thanks to a 6-2 hammering of Bayer Leverkusen in Tuesday night's semi-final at the BayArena.
Apr 17, 21:43
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid ease into last eight of Champions League
Atletico Madrid book their spot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League courtesy of a 4-2 aggregate win over Bayer Leverkusen.
Mar 15, 21:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Three up top for Atletico Madrid against Bayer Leverkusen
Atletico Madrid opt for a forward line of Yannick Carrasco, Angel Correa and Antoine Griezmann as they face Bayer Leverkusen in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Mar 15, 18:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Jan Oblak makes Atletico Madrid bench ahead of last-16 first leg
Jan Oblak returns from a dislocated shoulder to make the Atletico Madrid bench ahead of their Champions League last-16 first leg at Bayer Leverkusen.
Feb 21, 19:06
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino looks on during his side's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane on August 20, 2016
Team News: Two changes for Tottenham Hotspur against Bayer Leverkusen
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino makes two changes to his starting XI ahead of Wednesday night's Champions League Group E game against Bayer Leverkusen.
Nov 2, 18:53
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Eric Dier starts as centre-back for Tottenham's Bayer Leverkusen clash
Eric Dier starts as centre-back in Tottenham Hotspur's Champions League group game against Bayer Leverkusen in Germany.
Oct 18, 18:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Serge Gnabry named in Germany Olympic squad
Arsenal midfielder Serge Gnabry is included in Germany's squad for this summer's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Jul 15, 15:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Arsenal to chase Lars Bender in January?
Injury-ravaged Arsenal place Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender at the top of their shortlist of January targets.
Dec 3, 00:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Paul Merson: 'Arsenal need Francis Coquelin replacement'
Paul Merson believes that Arsene Wenger must invest in a top-class defensive midfielder, following Francis Coquelin's injury, to retain any hope of winning the league.
Nov 28, 17:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Arsenal leading race for Bayer Leverkusen's Lars Bender?
Arsenal are reportedly leading the race to capture Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender during the January transfer window.
Nov 28, 14:47
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Bayer Leverkusen slip up as own goal gifts Augsburg a point
Bayer Leverkusen score an own goal and miss a penalty during their 1-1 draw against Augsburg.
Oct 4, 18:22
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Lars Bender frustrated by late collapse
Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender admits that it is difficult to accept a 2-1 loss after leading for so long against Barcelona.
Sep 30, 05:21
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Marco Reus on the bench for Borussia Dortmund after recovering from toe injury
Marco Reus recovers from his toe injury to start on the bench for Borussia Dortmund against Bayer Leverkusen.
Sep 20, 15:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Bayer Leverkusen 4-1 BATE Borisov - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Bayer Leverkusen's emphatic victory over BATE Borisov to go top in Group E in the Champions League.
Sep 16, 18:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Lars Bender delighted with Javier Hernandez arrival at Bayer Leverkusen
Bayer Leverkusen captain Lars Bender claims that the signing of Javier Hernandez is proof that the club can attract top players.
Sep 9, 03:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang named up top for Borussia Dortmund
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang starts up front for Borussia Dortmund as they travel to Odd in the Europa League.
Aug 20, 19:13
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Match Analysis: Lazio 1-0 Bayer Leverkusen
Sports Mole takes a closer look at the key talking points from Lazio's 1-0 victory over Bayer Leverkusen.
Aug 18, 22:32
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Keita Balde Diao grabs winner for Lazio against Bayer Leverkusen
Lazio secure a 1-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen in their Champions League playoff first leg at the Stadio Olimpico, thanks to Keita Balde Diao's second-half strike.
Aug 18, 21:44
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: All square between Lazio, Bayer Leverkusen
The Champions League playoff first leg between Lazio and Bayer Leverkusen is goalless at the break.
Aug 18, 20:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
DFB-Pokal roundup: Wolfsburg through in style
Wolfsburg, Schalke 04 and Bayer Leverkusen are among the teams to book their place in the second round of the DFB-Pokal on Saturday afternoon.
Aug 8, 16:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Five defensive midfield targets for Arsenal this summer
Sports Mole looks at five possible defensive midfield options available for Arsenal to sign this summer, as Arsene Wenger aims to bolster his squad.
Jun 20, 10:54
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Manchester City preparing bid for Lars Bender?
Manchester City will turn their attention to Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender if they fail to convince Paul Pogba to move to the Etihad, according to reports.
Jun 7, 08:11
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Kevin Kampl handed start against Hertha Berlin
Jurgen Klopp names Kevin Kampl in his side as Borussia Dortmund host Hertha Berlin at Signal Iduna Park.
May 9, 14:03
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Bayer Leverkusen vs. Bayern Munich
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Bundesliga clash between Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich.
Apr 30, 18:12
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Bard Finne comes off bench to snatch point for FC Koln
Substitute Bard Finne scores a late equaliser as FC Koln earn a deserved 1-1 draw against Bayer Leverkusen.
Apr 25, 16:25
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Bayer Leverkusen storm to victory over Hannover
Bayer Leverkusen replace Borussia Monchengladbach in third with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Hannover.
Apr 18, 16:21
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Schalke 04 vs. Bayer Leverkusen
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Bundesliga clash between Schalke 04 and Bayer Leverkusen.
Mar 20, 05:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid edge past Bayer Leverkusen on penalties to book last-eight spot
Atletico Madrid overcome Bayer Leverkusen on penalties to advance through to the final eight of the Champions League on the back of a 1-1 aggregate draw.
Mar 17, 22:31
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Atletico Madrid peg Bayer Leverkusen back
Mario Suarez's strike ensures that Atletico Madrid and Bayern Leverkusen are tied at one apiece on aggregate at half time in the second leg of their last-16 tie.
Mar 17, 20:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Arda Turan, Mario Mandzukic back for Atletico Madrid
Arda Turan and Mario Mandzukic are back in the Atletico Madrid starting lineup for the second leg of their Champions League last-16 clash with Bayer Leverkusen.
Mar 17, 18:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Bayer Leverkusen
Sports Mole previews the second leg of Atletico Madrid's last-16 Champions League tie with Bayer Leverkusen at the Vicente Calderon.
Mar 16, 11:39

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