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Leverkusen and Freiburg on the up

Published: Sunday 25 November 2012, 20.00CET
Bayer 04 Leverkusen prevailed 2-1 at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim to move level on points with third-placed FC Schalke 04, and SC Freiburg won the Baden-Wurttemberg derby.

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Published: Sunday 25 November 2012, 20.00CET

Leverkusen and Freiburg on the up

Bayer 04 Leverkusen prevailed 2-1 at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim to move level on points with third-placed FC Schalke 04, and SC Freiburg won the Baden-Wurttemberg derby.

Bayer 04 Leverkusen moved level on points with third-placed FC Schalke 04 after a strong first-half showing drove them to a 2-1 victory at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim.

Lars Bender drilled in Simon Rolfes' flick-on after 15 minutes, before Daniel Carvajal doubled Leverkusen's lead before the break. Fabian Johnson pulled one back for Hoffenheim after the interval, but the Werkself held on to record an eighth win in nine against the hosts.

SC Freiburg limbed up to sixth in the table after winning the Baden-Wurttemberg derby 3-0 against neighbours VfB Stuttgart. Jan Rosenthal scored before the break, and Pavel Krmaš swept in a loose clearance from goalkeeper Sven Ulreich before Max Kruse rounded off the win to leave Stuttgart 12th.

Also on Sunday, FC Augsburg were prevented from rising off the foot of the table as Patrick Herrmann struck five minutes from time to secure a point for VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach. Sascha Mölders' header had put the league's bottom side ahead after five minutes as they nonetheless ended a run of four consecutive league reverses.

Last updated: 04/12/13 18.59CET

Results

German Bundesliga 2012/13

Matches
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Last updated: 17/12/2012 15:38 CET

25/11/2012

AugsburgAugsburg1-1MönchengladbachMönchengladbach

Mölders 5

Herrmann 85

Venue: Augsburg

25/11/2012

HoffenheimHoffenheim1-2LeverkusenLeverkusen

Johnson 59

Bender 15, Carvajal 38

Venue: Sinsheim

25/11/2012

FreiburgFreiburg3-0StuttgartStuttgart

Rosenthal 22, Krmaš 67, Kruse 73

Venue: Freiburg

24/11/2012

BayernBayern5-0HannoverHannover

Javi Martínez 3, Kroos 24, Ribéry 37, Dante 63, Gomez 67

Venue: München

24/11/2012

SchalkeSchalke1-1EintrachtEintracht

Huntelaar 11

Aigner 13

Venue: Gelsenkirchen

24/11/2012

WolfsburgWolfsburg1-1BremenBremen

Dost 64

Arnautović 35

Venue: Wolfsburg

24/11/2012

MainzMainz1-2DortmundDortmund

Caligiuri 4

Reus 11, Lewandowski 11, 43

Venue: Mainz

24/11/2012

FürthFürth0-0NürnbergNürnberg

Venue: Furth

23/11/2012

DüsseldorfDüsseldorf2-0HamburgHamburg

Kruse 45+2, Reisinger 63

Venue: Dusseldorf

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