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
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