Leverkusen Sink Freiburg, Schalke Suffer Big Loss
Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 Freiburg
Bayer Leverkusen cruised to a 2-0 victory over Freiburg in the Bundesliga on Saturday afternoon.
Charles Aranguiz opened the scoring for the hosts in the fourth minute and Leon Bailey sealed the three points 17 minutes before time.
Eintracht Frankfurt 3-2 Hoffenheim
Gonzalo Paciencia netted deep in stoppage time for Eintracht Frankfurt to sink ten men Hoffenheim 3-2 on Saturday afternoon.
Filip Kostic opened the scoring for Frankfurt in the 20th minute before Joelinton levelled matters for Hoffenheim two minutes before halftime.
Ishak Belfodil gave the visitors a 2-1 lead on the hour-mark, however, the visitors were dealt a blow in the 65th minute as Kasim Nuhu was sent off.
Frankfurt capitalised late in the game as Sebastien Haller found the equaliser in the last minute of regulation time and Paciencia snatched the winner in the sixth minute of stoppage time.
Hertha Berlin 2-1 Mainz
Niklas Stark was the villain and hero for Hertha Berlin in their 2-1 win over Mainz on Saturday afternoon.
Stark scored an own goal to break the deadlock for Mainz a minute after the break but Marko Grujic equalised for the hosts four minutes later.
Stark redeemed himself on the hour-mark as he gave Hertha the 2-1 lead and ultimately all the three points.
Nürnberg 0-1 RB Leipzig
RB Leipzig further condemned relegation-threatened Nürnberg with a 1-0 win on Saturday afternoon.
Lukas Klastermann scored the only goal of the match for Leipzig five minutes before the break to dent Nürnberg’s chances of escaping relegation.
Schalke 0-4 Fortuna Dusseldorf
Dawid Kownacki scored a brace as Fortuna Düsseldorf thrashed struggling Schalke 4-0 on Saturday afternoon.
Dodi Lukebakio broke the deadlock for Fortuna ten minutes before the break from the penalty spot and Dawid Kownacki made it 2-0 for the visitors in the 62nd minute while Benito Raman got the third goal. Kownacki netted the fourth goal for Fortuna six minutes before time and completed his brace in the process to round off the rout.