Bayer Leverkusen 5-1 FC Cologne: Calhanoglu scores stunning free-kick

Bayer Leverkusen 5-1 FC Cologne: Çalhanoğlu scores 6th goal this season [divider]

Bayer Leverkusen came from behind to beat FC Cologne 5-1 at the BayArena to move into third place in the Bundesliga.

Lehmann put the away side ahead from the penalty spot four minutes into the first half.

Bellarabi equalised after capitalising on goalkeeper Horn spilling Hakan Çalhanoğlu’s free-kick effort.

Çalhanoğlu put Bayer ahead on 61 minutes with a trademark free-kick. The Turkish international has now scored 15 direct free-kicks in the last 1.5 seasons.

The goal took Çalhanoğlu’s overall goal tally to six, the 20-year-old attacking midfielder also has provided six assists.

Çalhanoğlu joined Bayer on a €14.5 million move from HSV this summer – the highest transfer fee ever made for a Turkish international.

Drmic scored a brace in the last 10 minutes and Bellarabi struck again just before the final whistle.