Nathan Tella Delivers Late Assist as Leverkusen Snatch Winner


Nathan Tella Delivers Late Assist as Leverkusen Snatch Winner – Latest Sports News In Nigeria

The match, characterized by intense moments and strategic substitutions, saw Tella emerge as the catalyst for Leverkusen’s late surge to victory.

Initially benched, the Nigerian was thrust into the fray by coach Xavi Alonso with just eleven minutes remaining on the clock.

Leverkusen found themselves trailing, with their unbeaten streak hanging in the balance, however, Tella’s entrance proved to be the turning point.

With the game on a knife’s edge, Robert Andrich delivered a crucial equalizer for the league leaders in the 88th minute, erasing Maximilian Beier’s earlier opener for Hoffenheim.

Leverkusen’s comeback was then sealed in dramatic fashion, as Patrik Schick netted a 91st-minute winner courtesy of Tella’s expertly delivered cross.

Tella’s impact extended beyond the assist, as his goal involvement for the season now stands at seven, comprising five goals and two assists in twenty-seven matches.

With this vital victory, Leverkusen maintains their stronghold at the top of the table, sitting 13 points clear of rivals Bayern Munich, who suffered a 2-0 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in the Klassiker.

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