Nathan Tella Shine in Boniface’s Absence, Scores Crucial Brace for Bayer Leverkusen

Nathan Tella Shine in Boniface's Absence, Scores Crucial Brace for Bayer Leverkusen

Nigerian attacker Nathan Tella continues to impress in the Bundesliga, bagging a stunning brace for Bayer Leverkusen in their 2-0 victory over Darmstadt on Saturday.Nathan Tella Shine in Boniface's Absence, Scores Crucial Brace for Bayer Leverkusen

This stellar performance comes amidst the absence of his compatriot, Victor Boniface, due to injury, Footballrover reports

Dramatic Heroics Followed by Clinical Finishing:

Fresh off his last-gasp heroics rescuing a 3-2 victory for Leverkusen against Leipzig, Tella has once again stolen the spotlight.

His first goal, a product of beautiful interplay with Alejandro Grimaldo, broke the deadlock in the 33rd minute.

Leading at halftime, Leverkusen entered the second half with renewed vigor, spearheaded by Tella’s clinical finishing.

Just seven minutes in, Florian Wirtz provided the assist for Tella’s second goal, firmly establishing a comfortable 2-0 lead.

Impressive Stats and League Leadership:

Tella’s performance wasn’t merely reflected in the scoreline. He registered five shots, with two on target, displaying his attacking prowess.

This first brace in German top-flight brings his impressive tally to four goals in 11 Bundesliga matches and displays his consistent new-found scoring form.

The victory also propelled Leverkusen to maintain the top of the table with 52 points from 20 games, keeping their title ambitions alive.

Filling the Void and the Upcoming Challenge:

Tella’s consistent brilliance has effectively filled the void left by Boniface’s injury.

Leverkusen will now look to face VfB Stuttgart in the DFB-Pokal quarterfinal on Tuesday, and Tella’s in-form presence will be crucial as they chase cup glory.

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