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Leverkusen up to 5th in Bundesliga, Bremen still in danger

BERLIN (AP) Bayer Leverkusen moved up to fifth place in the Bundesliga with a 3-0 win over bottom side Fortuna Dusseldorf, while Werder Bremen was unable to escape the relegation zone on Sunday.

Kai Havertz got Leverkusen off the mark in the 40th minute, Lars Bender decided the outcome in the 79th and Lucas Alario made sure with a penalty in the 89th.

Leverkusen's third straight league win lifted the side one point above Schalke - which was demolished 5-0 by Bayern Munich on Saturday - and six points behind league leader Leipzig.

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