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Relegation-threatened Hertha Berlin loses

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BERLIN, March 6: Hertha Berlin’s hopes of edging further away from the Bundesliga’s relegation zone were wrecked Sunday in a 4-1 loss at Leverkusen.
Diaby, Wirtz and Frimpong starred for Leverkusen as it bounced back from two league games without a win with a convincing display of attacking soccer. The visitors found themselves unable to compete with the home team’s speed on the wings.
Frimpong and Diaby combined down the right before the latter cut the back for Azmoun to open the scoring in the 12th minute, and it was a similar story for the second goal in the 21st.
Frimpong and Kossounou sent Diaby racing down the right and the French forward cut the ball back for Frimpong to score, though he could have picked out any of the four Leverkusen players who ran with him in anticipation of the cross. Frimpong had to go off injured in the 29th, by which time the game was already going in one direction with Hertha unable to muster a response to the early setbacks.
Diaby struck the crossbar and then grabbed the third goal on the hour-mark. Lukebakio’s penalty provided only brief respite with Amine Adli adding Leverkusen’s fourth in the 73rd. (AP)

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