Ishak Belfodil ends goal drought but Hoffenheim continue winless run

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The Algeria international notched his fifth goal of the season as Julian Nagelsmann’s men shared the spoils with the Wolves

Ishak Belfodil ended his goal drought as Hoffenheim continue their winless run with a 2-2 draw against Wolfsburg in Saturday’s German Bundesliga tie at Volkswagen Arena.

After seven games without a goal, the 26-year-old ended the drought but could not prevent Julian Nagelsmann’s men from extending their winless run to four games.

Belfodil opened the scoring only four minutes into the game with Benjamin Hubner providing the assist.

Bruno Labbadia’s men levelled after Ermin Bicakcic turned the ball into his own net in the 28th minute.

Daniel Ginczek restored the lead to the Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena outfit three minutes later.

Andrej Kramaric then scored a 71st-minute effort to ensure that the visitors did not leave Volkswagen Arena empty-handed and claim their fourth league stalemate.

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The Algeria international who has now scored five goals across all competitions this season featured for the entire duration of the game.

With the draw, Hoffenheim are sixth in the log after gathering 22 points from 14 ties. They will be hoping to return to winning ways when they clash with Manchester City in Wednesday’s Champions League game.

 

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