After starting with Chile against Uruguay and Colombia in Qualifying, Charles Aránguiz wastes no time and now played 45 minutes in Bayer Leverkusen’s 1-0 victory over Mainz 05, on date 4 of the 2019/20 Bundesliga.
At the Open Arena, the Chilean midfielder took over as captain and was replaced at halftime by Julian Baumgartlinger. Meanwhile, the only goal of the game was the work of Argentine Lucas Alario at 30 ‘, with a header after a corner kick by Jamaican León Bailey.
It is the first triumph for those led by Peter Bosz this season. Before, they only had draws against Wolfsburg, RB Leipzig and VFB Stuttgart.
Leverkusen climbed to ninth place with 6 points and on the next date they will face Augsburg. But first, Aránguiz and company will face French Nice at the beginning of the group stage of the Europa League.