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Effort on goal by Tranquillo Barnetta from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.
Domagoj Vida concedes a free kick for a foul on Trond Olsen. Bakary Sare takes the free kick.
Corner from right by-line taken by Per Ciljan Skjelbred.
The referee blows for offside against Sidney Sam. Indirect free kick taken by Vadim Demidov.
The referee blows for offside against Sidney Sam. Mikael Dorsin restarts play with the free kick.
Stefan Reinartz takes a shot. Save by Daniel Orlund.
Foul by Manuel Friedrich on Anthony Annan, free kick awarded. Bakary Sare produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Trond Olsen sends in a cross, clearance by Manuel Friedrich.
Tranquillo Barnetta takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Mattias Bjarsmyr makes a clearance.
Steffen Iversen leaves the field to be replaced by Trond Olsen.
Per Ciljan Skjelbred gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nicolai Jorgensen. Domagoj Vida takes the free kick.
Tranquillo Barnetta on for Eren Derdiyok.
Domagoj Vida joins the action as a substitute, replacing Gonzalo Castro.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Rade Prica on Daniel Schwaab. Rade Prica shown a yellow card. Sidney Sam takes the direct free kick.
Michael Jamtfall crosses the ball, Manuel Friedrich makes a clearance.
Nicolai Jorgensen sends in a cross, Vadim Demidov manages to make a clearance.
The referee blows for offside. Mikael Lustig restarts play with the free kick.
Michael Jamtfall on for Markus Henriksen.
Bakary Sare takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post.
Mikael Dorsin sends in a cross, Rade Prica concedes a free kick for a foul on Manuel Friedrich. Rene Adler takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bakary Sare by Sidney Sam. Bakary Sare restarts play with the free kick.
Rade Prica is caught offside. Hanno Balitsch replaces Lars Bender. Free kick taken by Rene Adler.
Sidney Sam takes a shot. Save by Daniel Orlund.
Steffen Iversen takes a shot. Save by Rene Adler.
Patrick Helmes scores a headed goal from just outside the box. Bayer Leverkusen 4-0 Rosenborg.Assist by Daniel Schwaab.
Sidney Sam takes a shot.
Effort from inside the area by Bakary Sare misses to the right of the target.
Patrick Helmes grabs a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 Rosenborg.Eren Derdiyok provided the assist for the goal.
Sidney Sam has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the goal.
Bakary Sare on for Roar Strand.
Shot from just outside the box by Gonzalo Castro goes over the bar.
Sidney Sam takes a inswinging corner to the near post.
Rade Prica takes a shot. Save by Rene Adler.
The ball is delivered by Mikael Dorsin.
The ball is sent over by Mikael Lustig.
Daniel Schwaab delivers the ball, Eren Derdiyok takes a shot. Daniel Orlund makes a save.
Effort on goal by Eren Derdiyok from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Gonzalo Castro from the left by-line.
A cross is delivered by Patrick Helmes, Eren Derdiyok has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the target.
Roar Strand takes a shot. Comfortable save by Rene Adler.
Stefan Reinartz finds the back of the net with a goal from outside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 Rosenborg.
Effort from outside the penalty area by Eren Derdiyok goes wide left of the goal.
Patrick Helmes delivers the ball, Mattias Bjarsmyr makes a clearance.
Shot from long distance by Gonzalo Castro goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Patrick Helmes gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Markus Henriksen. Free kick taken by Mikael Lustig.
Per Ciljan Skjelbred gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Daniel Schwaab. Direct free kick taken by Lars Bender.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Lars Bender on Markus Henriksen. Direct free kick taken by Anthony Annan.
Outswinging corner taken by Daniel Schwaab from the right by-line.
The offside flag is raised against Sidney Sam. Vadim Demidov takes the direct free kick.
Shot by Patrick Helmes. Save made by Daniel Orlund.
Corner taken by Mikael Dorsin, free kick awarded for a foul by Rade Prica on Rene Adler. Rene Adler takes the direct free kick.
Per Ciljan Skjelbred takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Manuel Friedrich.
Mikael Dorsin fouled by Patrick Helmes, the ref awards a free kick. Vadim Demidov takes the free kick.
Nicolai Jorgensen has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.
Sidney Sam fouled by Mikael Dorsin, the ref awards a free kick. Daniel Schwaab restarts play with the free kick.
Daniel Schwaab produces a cross, clearance made by Mattias Bjarsmyr.
Daniel Schwaab produces a cross, clearance made by Vadim Demidov.
Steffen Iversen takes a shot. Rene Adler makes a fantastic save.
Corner taken by Daniel Schwaab from the right by-line.
Nicolai Jorgensen takes a shot. Comfortable save by Daniel Orlund.
Unfair challenge on Manuel Friedrich by Rade Prica results in a free kick. Sami Hyypia takes the free kick.
Per Ciljan Skjelbred takes a shot. Save by Rene Adler.
Shot on goal by Gonzalo Castro from just inside the area goes over the target.
Long range shot from Markus Henriksen misses to the left of the goal.
Centre by Roar Strand, Manuel Friedrich manages to make a clearance.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Vadim Demidov.
The offside flag is raised against Rade Prica. Rene Adler takes the indirect free kick.
Patrick Helmes scores a goal from close in low into the middle of the goal. Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 Rosenborg.Assist on the goal came from Sidney Sam.
The ball is swung over by Nicolai Jorgensen, Vadim Demidov manages to make a clearance.
Daniel Schwaab produces a cross, save by Daniel Orlund.
The game begins.
The half-time whistle blows.
The referee blows his whistle to start the second half.
The match has reached full-time.
Helmes hat-trick helps Leverkusen to win
Patrick Helmes scored a hat-trick to lead Bayer Leverkusen to a comfortable 4-0 victory at home over Rosenborg in their Europa League Group B opener.
Helmes notched his first Europa League goal in the fourth minute and watched team-mate Stefan Reinartz make it 2-0 in the 38th minute.
Germany striker Helmes struck a second time in the 58th minute and finished off his hat-trick three minutes.
Leverkusen were playing without injured midfielders Michael Ballack and Renato Augusto but that did not stop the Germans from grabbing an early lead.
Sami Hyypia's long diagonal ball from deep in Leverkusen territory found a sprinting Sidney Sam on the right side. Rosenborg defender Mikael Dorsin misjudged the ball, which Sam chested down and crossed into the path of Helmes, who slotted into the empty goal after four minutes.
Leverkusen were close to doubling the advantage five minutes later but Gonzalo Castro shot just over the crossbar from 10 yards.
The Norwegians were not without chances but Leverkusen keeper Rene Adler made a fine save from Per Skjelbred's shot in the 11th minute and just got a hand on Steffen Iversen's attempt five minutes later.
Rosenborg keeper Daniel Orlund stopped a Nicolai Jorgensen blast from the left side in the 19th minute and Jorgensen's rebound shot found only the side netting.
Leverkusen finally doubled the advantage seven minutes before the break with Sam's shot getting blocked to Reinartz, whose left-foot shot hit off the far right post and in.
The hosts remained the dominant side though Eren Derdiyok struck just wide in the 42nd and watched Orlund fend away his header five minutes after the restart.
Derdiyok set up Leverkusen's third goal in the 58th minute, sending a through ball to Helmes who beat Orlund from a tight angle.
And Helmes completed the hat-trick three minutes later, heading home Daniel Schwab's long cross from the right side off the right post and in for a four-goal cushion.
Rosenborg were close to pulling a goal back in the 71st minute but a ball deflected by Hyypia hit off the left post.
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