Nigerian striker, Victor Boniface scored his 14th goal of the season as Bayer Leverkusen defeated Padderborn 3-1 in the DFB Pokkal. SportsRation reports.
Leverkusen manager, Xabi Alonso named the Nigerian striker in the starting XI for the German Cup clash at BayArena on Wednesday, December 6, 2023.
The Nigerian International opened the scoring for Leverkusen in the 12th minute for his 14th goal in all competitions for unbeaten Bayer Leverkusen.
Palacios made it 2-0 for Leverkusen in the 28th minute of the match.
Victor Boniface came off for Patrik Schick in the 75th minute as criused towards another win in a fruitful start to the season.
Klaas D. pulled one back for Padderborn before Patrik Schik scored with three minutes left to play to seal a 3-1 DFB Pokal win for Bayer Leverkusen.
Boniface has made a fine-start to life in Germany following the summer transfer from Belgian club, Royale Union Saint Gilloise.
The Nigerian International has scored 14-goals in 20-matches for Xabi Alonso tutored Leverkusen.