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Bochum tops Bundesliga leader Union Berlin, moves off bottom


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BERLIN (AP) — Struggling Bochum has defeated Bundesliga leader Union Berlin 2-1 to leave the bottom of the table and end the visitors’ five-game winning run across all competitions. Philipp Hofmann and Gerrit Holtmann scored and Bochum goalkeeper Manuel Riemann also saved a penalty. The home team claimed just its second win of the season to move one point ahead of local rival Schalke. Schalke lost 2-1 at Union’s city rival Hertha Berlin. Union’s second league loss of the season is good news for 10-time defending champion Bayern Munich. Bayern cut the gap to just one point with a 2-0 win at Hoffenheim on Saturday.

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