Leverkusen beats Augsburg to stay in Champions League chase
AUGSBURG, Germany (AP) — Bayer Leverkusen beat Augsburg 4-1 on Friday to remain in the race for Champions League qualification.
Kevin Danso gave Augsburg a 12th-minute lead, which was erased three minutes later by Kevin Volland.
Leverkusen moves up to sixth place in the Bundesliga with 51 points, two fewer than fourth-place Eintracht Frankfurt in the final Champions League qualifying spot.
Frankfurt hosts Hertha Berlin on Saturday and fifth-place Borussia Moenchengladbach, which also has 51 points, visits Stuttgart.
Augsburg stays in 14th place with 31 points, 10 above the relegation zone.