Bayer Leverkusen took three points on Saturday afternoon after a great comeback. Just before the end, coach Xabi Alonso's team was still 0-1 behind against TSG Hoffenheim, but in the end they scored twice: 2-1. With the victory, leader Leverkusen extends its lead over number two Bayern Munich to thirteen points, although Bayern still has a game in hand. Hoffenheim is ninth.

There was a Dutchman at the kick-off on both sides: at Leverkusen it was Jeremie Frimpong, on the Hoffenheim side it was Wout Weghorst. Former Ajax player Florian Grillitsch was also in the starting lineup for the visitors. Timothy Fosu-Mensah was missing from Leverkusen's selection.

The first danger came from the home team. First Granit

After more than half an hour of play, it suddenly happened on the other side of the field. After a combination with Weghorst, Maximilian Beier shot through the legs of goalkeeper Lukás Hrádecký: 0-1. Already the thirteenth goal of this Bundesliga season for Beier, and his first assist for Weghorst.

After that, Leverkusen pushed more, hoping not to go into halftime behind. However, Baumann was able to save Xhaka's attempt, and Robert Andrich's header after a corner went just wide.

Went into the second half that Workself continue to hunt for the equalizer. Piero Hincapié, Wirtz and Alejandro Grimaldo, among others, tried it, but there was always an answer from Baumann.

Just before the end it was a hit: Andrich scored after putting back Jonathan Tah. Things became even better for the home team in injury time. Schick tapped in a cross from Nathan Tella: 2-1. The BayArena exploded, because Leverkusen is one step closer to the championship.

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