Bayer Leverkusen got back into Champions League spots with Hernández standing out
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01 of April 2016 16:50:32
BERLIN – Bayer Leverkusen battled back into Champions League contention on Friday with a 3-0 victory over VfL Wolfsburg, who saw their own hopes of European football next season severely dented with six matches left.Teenager Julian Brandt fired in after 27 minutes and Mexican Javier Hernández stunned the visitors with a cleverly curled shot.
That beauty of a goal was #Chicharito's 15th of the #Bundesliga season!#B04WOB | 2:0 pic.twitter.com/4ZQKKLQ6iZ— Bayer 04 Leverkusen (@bayer04_en) April 1, 2016Wolfsburg, last season's runners' up and German Cup winner, had to wait for almost an hour for their first shot on goal, despite the inclusion of forward Max Kruse, who had been thrown out of the German squad days ago following several off-the-pitch incidents in recent months.They have managed just two wins in their last seven league matches.Leaders Bayern Munich on 69 points, host Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday while Borussia Dortmund, in second place five points behind, entertain Werder Bremen.