10 Apr '11, 10pm

Football: Leverkusen down St Pauli to trim Dortmund's lead

Football: Leverkusen down St Pauli to trim Dortmund's lead

BERLIN: Bayer Leverkusen cut Borussia Dortmund's lead at the top of the Bundesliga to just five points on Sunday as they came from behind to seal a 2-1 win at home against relegation-threatened St Pauli. After Dortmund were held to a 1-1 draw at Hamburg on Saturday, second-placed Leverkusen chipped away at Borussia's lead and fought back as Germany striker Stefan Kiessling equalised before Lars Bender scored the winner. The hosts had to dig deep after St Pauli's Charles Takyi gave the guests a shock lead just after the break. "It is difficult to play against a team who have such a high morale and passion," Leverkusen manager Jupp Heynckes said. "We put on a few substitutes in the second-half, which turned the game. "St Pauli gave a good account of themselves, it would be a shame if they got relegated." With five games now remaining before the season finishes on May 14, Lev...

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