Bundesliga: Leipzig Title Hopes Hit The Wall With Loss To Bochum

By Chimezie Nebolisah
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A second-half goal from Erhan Masovic gave Bochum to a surprise 1-0 home win over RB Leipzig, dealing the visitors a blow in their top-four battle.

Bochum took the lead three minutes into the second half when Masovic latched onto a loose ball in the penalty area and headed past Leipzig goalkeeper Janis Blaswich.

Leipzig midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai had a late chance to equalise but his shot hit the inside of the post and rebounded into the arms of Bochum 'keeper Manuel Riemann.

Bochum's second win in a row pushed them four points clear of the relegation playoff spot.

Leipzig could finish the weekend in fifth place should both Union Berlin and Freiburg avoid defeat on Sunday.