Bundesliga Roundup, Apr. 11

Ruud van Nistelrooy scored a late goal to help Hamburger SV end a

four-game winless streak with a 2-1 victory at relegation-threaten


In the other game Sunday, Edin Dzeko raised his season total

to a Bundesliga-high 19 goals by scoring in Wolfsburg’s 2-0 win at

Nuremberg, another team struggling against relegation.

Van Nistelrooy picked up a pass from Ze Roberto to score the

winner from close range in the 88th minute as the team strengthened

its hold on sixth place.

Hamburg went ahead on Robert Tesche’s header from a corner in

the 18th and Zlatko Dedic netted for Bochum in the 32nd.

Bochum is winless in six games and one point above the

relegation zone.

Nuremberg remained one slot above Bochum on goal difference

but both teams are in the thick of the battle against demotion with

four games remaining.

Dzeko connected with a pass form Bosnia teammate Zvjezdan

Misimovic to put last season’s champion 1-0 up after 66 minutes

against the run of play. Grafite completed the victory in the 78th

off a feed from Makoto Hasebe.

Bayern Munich drew 1-1 at Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday to

stretch its lead over Schalke to two points. Schalke lost 4-2 at