Hoffenheim dent Wolfsburg’s top four hopes

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VfL Wolfsburg’s hopes of breaking into the Bundesliga’s top four suffered a setback on Sunday after being drubbed 6-2 at mid-table Hoffenheim.

Wolfsburg finished the match with 10 men as German international Christian Traesch was sent off. Dutch striker Bas Dost had equalised for Wolves with 15 minutes gone after Roberto Firmino’s fourth-minute strike gave Hoffenheim the lead. Hoffenheim led 4-1 at the break as defender Niklas Suele netted before French striker Anthony Modeste (picture) scored two goals in four minutes. Croatia forward Ivan Perisic pulled a goal back for Wolves with 15 minutes left before 2 more goals from Hoffenheim sealed the result.AFP

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