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Havertz helps Leverkusen leap frog Monchengladbach

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Kai Havertz showed the world what all the fuss is about as his goals helped Bayer Leverkusen leapfrog Borussia Monchengladbach.

Two goals from Kai Havertz and one from Lars Bender saw Leverkusen go to Monchengladbach and take all three points.

The victory for Peter Bosz’s team means they are now up to third in the Bundesliga one point above today’s opponents.

It was another eerie site as post coronavirus football continues. The Borussia Park, was packed, with cardboard cutouts of fans.

It was a fairly even affair that saw both sides playing attacking football.

However, after only seven minutes Kai Havertz reminded everyone why he is the talk of German football.

The 20-year-old found the back of the net after a perfectly timed run saw him latch on to a defense splitting pass.

Cool as you like he slipped the ball through the keeper’s legs.


Both sides battled on, but it was the hosts who got back into the game in the 52nd minute, when Thuram found the back of the net.

Monchengladbach who started the day out two points ahead of their visitors, could not keep up with the visitors.

Only six minutes later the pressure paid off after VAR awarded a penalty against Borussia for a foul on Bellarabi.

Who else but the cool, calm and collected Havertz stepped up to bury the ball in the back of the net.

In the 81st minute, Lars Bender secured all three points, when he added a third.

A thumping header put the ball in the back of the net.

Leverkusen looks Champions League-bound, but the question is how will they fare once the likes Kai Havertz departs this summer?