Leverkusen secure semi-final spot with late comeback win over Stuttgart

Jonathan Tah scored a late winner as Bayer Leverkusen secured a 3-2 comeback victory over VfB Stuttgart to reach the DFB-Pokal semi-finals.
Bayer Leverkusen are through to the semi-finals of the DFB-Pokal after defeating VfB Stuttgart 3-2 in an entertaining match at the BayArena on Tuesday night.

The visitors opened the scoring in the 11th minute from a set-piece when Waldemar Anton got the better of Edmond Tapsoba and powered a header over Matej Kovar and into the Leverkusen goal.READ MORE

After pushing hard for the equaliser, Leverkusen were finally rewarded for their efforts in the 50th minute when Robert Andrich unleashed a fantastic curler into the top corner.

Eight minutes later, Stuttgart regained the lead through Chris Führich, who buried a shot into the net after receiving a pass from Enzo Millot in the box.

But Leverkusen were far from finished and struck back in the 66th minute when second-half substitute Amine Adli coolly slotted the ball past Alexander Nübel after latching onto a fantastic through ball from Florian Wirtz.

Then, with stoppage time approaching, Leverkusen secured the win through Jonathan Tah. The towering center-back nodded home a superb cross from Florian Wirtz to send the home fans into a frenzy.

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