Bundesliga goals: Hertha beat Bayern to go top, Hannover and Stuttgart play out a 6-goal thriller

Hertha Berlin 2 – Bayern Munich 1 (Bundesliga, February 14, 2009) In the Bundesliga’s top of the table clash between Hertha and Bayern it was the hosts who struck first taking advantage of poor communication between Lucio and Lell that allowed Andrey Voronin to head home his fifth of the season. Bayern levelled in the 62nd minute, Lucio and Schweinsteiger both saw their shots saved before Miroslav Klose finally scored. A point was not enough though for Berlin, and after Rodnei carried the ball upfield he found Andrey Voronin who fired Hertha to the top of the table.

Eintracht Frankfurt 0 – Wolfsburg 2 (Bundesliga, February 14, 2009) Edin Dzeko headed Wolfsburg into the lead at Frankfurt meeting a cross at the back post that Proll couldn’t claw out. Zvjezdan Misimovic bagged Wolfsburg’s second from the penalty spot.

Hannover 3 – Stuttgart 3 (Bundesliga, February 14, 2009) Mario Gomez continued his recent good form in front of goal at Hannover, needing just five minutes to fire the visitors ahead. After 22 minutes it was 0-2, Hilbert played in Martin Lanig who stroked in the second from inside the box. Hannover stage a wonderful comeback at the end of the first half, Jiri Stajner pulled a goal back from a corner in the 43rd minute before Jacek Krzynowek levelled on the stroke of halftime with a sweet free-kick. Mikel Forssell looked to have won the match for Hannover with a 85th minute strike only for Thomas Hitzlsperger to score a half-volley to end a thrilling match.

Bochum 2 – Schalke 1 (Bundesliga, February 14, 2009) After Hamit Altintop’s shot was only parried Kevin Kuranyi followed in to steer Schalke ahead at Bochum. Mimoum Azaouagh equalised with a stunning 25-yard drive that pierced Neuer’s top corner and the hosts completed their comeback at the start of the second half when Christoph Dabrowski turned the ball goalwards after two previous efforts had been snuffed out.

Werder Bremen 1 – Monchengladbach 1 (Bundesliga, February 14, 2009) Bremen’s meeting with Gladbach came to life in the final 15 minutes, Claudio Pizarro headed Werder into the lead but minutes later American Michael Bradley had fortune on his side as he drew the visitors level from a free-kick.


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