Bayer Leverkusen missed the chance to go top of the Bundesliga when Eintracht Frankfurt came back from a goal down to win 2-1 with an Amin Younes strike and an Edmond Tapsoba own goal on Saturday as the league returned after a brief Christmas break.
Nadiem Amiri had given visitor Leverkusen the lead with an outrageous piece of individual skill, taking a touch to control the ball before deftly back-heeling it between the legs of keeper Kevin Trapp in the ninth minute.
Younes fired Frankfurt level in the 22nd minute and it took the lead nine minutes into the second half when Japanese midfielder Daichi Kamada rifled the ball into the box and Tapsoba turned it into his net.
The defeat leaves Leverkusen on 28 points after 14 games, two behind leader Bayern Munich, which has played one game less and takes on second-from-bottom Mainz on Sunday. Frankfurt moves up to eighth on 20…