Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Leon Bailey on target in 'man of the match' performance for Leverkusen

Leon Bailey rounds Cologne goalkeeper Timo Horn to bring Leverkusen level.

Leon Bailey rounds Cologne goalkeeper Timo Horn to bring Leverkusen level.

Jamaican starlet Leon Bailey scored for the second consecutive game in the German Bundesliga to help lift Bayer Leverkusen to a 2-1 come from behind win against Cologne on Saturday.

Cologne took an early lead through Sehrou Guirassy midway through the first half.

Leverkusen equalized eight minutes into the second half when Bailey latched on to a through pass and rounded Cologne custodian Timo Horn before tapping into the net for his his third goal of the season.

Sven Bender scored what proved to be the winner in the 74th minute and handed Leverkusen a victory over their local rivals.

Bailey was named man of the match after the game, with the official Bundesliga site describing his performance as "electric".

 

 

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