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Volland's hat-trick gives Bayer 4-1 win vs Frankfurt

IANS  |  Leverkusen (Germany) 

German football side 04 Leverkusen forward scored a hat-trick to lead his team to a 4-1 victory over Eintracht in the 30th round.

forward opened the scoring 20 minutes into the match, but netted the equaliser for just three minutes later on Saturday, reports

Volland gave a 2-1 lead in the 71st minute, then struck again six minutes later.

With just two minutes to go, Volland found the back of the net for a third time, securing the 4-1 home win for

This second straight victory leaves securely in fourth place with 51 points, five points ahead of sixth-placed

defeated Hamburger 2-0 to occupy the fifth position with 46 points, while Hamburger remains in the relegation zone with only 22 points.

Also on Saturday, made a 2-1 home win over last-placed to hold the ninth position with 39 points.

snatched a precious point in the league table after a 1-1 late draw against to jump to the 10th position with 39 points.

Bayern Munich, which is set to host Borussia Monchengladbach later on Saturday, has already claimed the title with five games to spare.

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 12:14 IST
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