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Leverkusen's title bid suffers setback

Hannover hit Bayer Leverkusen's hopes of keeping pace with Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich as Szabolcs Hustzi scored 2 penalties to secure a narrow 3-2 triumph for the hosts.

Leverkusen went ahead after two minutes through Gonzalo Castro but Huszti equalised from the spot in the 20th minute.

Mame Biram Diouf gave Hannover the lead 2-1 in the 57th minute before Stefan Kiessling levelled 60 seconds later, but Huszti converted another penalty in the 69th minute.

The result ended Leverkusen's four-match winning run and left them 11 points behind runaway leaders Bayern.

Two goals within 5 minutes were enough for Borussia Monchengladbach to win 2-0 at home against Mainz and move closer to the European places.

Hanke scored in the 58th minute and

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