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Voronin continues streak as Hertha stay top

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  • Hertha Berlin stay four points clear in Bundesliga after 1-0 win over Leverkusen
  • Ukrainian Andrei Voronin scores only goal, his eighth goal in last six matches
  • Bayern Munich cruise to a 3-0 victory at 10-man Bochum to move into second
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(CNN) -- Ukrainian striker Andrei Voronin continued his rich vein of scoring form, netting the only goal to give Hertha Berlin a 1-0 home win over Bayer Leverkusen, a result that keeps them four points clear at the top of the Bundesliga table.

Voronin is the hottest striker in the Bundesliga after another goal saw Hertha Berlin remain top of the table.

Voronin is the hottest striker in the Bundesliga after another goal saw Hertha Berlin remain top of the table.

The 29-year-old, on loan from Liverpool, followed last weekend's hat-trick against Energie Cottbus with the 50th-minute winner on Saturday, although this time there was a huge slice of good fortune surrounding the goal.

Leverkusen goalkeeper Rene Adler attempted to kick the ball clear, but the ball rebounded off Voronin's chest and into the goal to claim his eighth goal in six games and 11th in 20 games.

Bayern Munich, fresh from their stunning seven-goal triumph over Sporting Lisbon in the Champions League in midweek, are up to second place -- ahead of Friday's winners Wolfsburg on goal difference -- after a comfortable 3-0 win at 10-man Bochum.

Brazilian midfielder Ze Roberto opened the scoring with a superb 34th-minute strike but Bayern missed a great opportunity to double their lead three minutes after the break when Lukas Podolski missed a penalty after French defender Marc Pfertzel was sent off for fouling Argentina striker Jose Ernesto Sosa when he was through on goal.

However, Bayern eventually added a second goal 13 minutes later through Philipp Lahm and Martin Demichelis completed the scoring in the final minute.

Hoffenheim are now fourth in the table, six points behind Hertha, after a 1-1 draw at Eintracht Frankfurt made it six matches without a win. Brazilian Carlos Eduardo gave Hoffenheim an early lead but Michael Fink headed Frankfurt level.

Hanover drew 4-4 with Borussia Dortmund in an eight-goal thriller while Borussia Moechengladbach picked up their third win in four games to ease their relegation worries with a 4-2 win at Cologne.

Meanwhile, Karlsruhe are now three points adrift at the foot of the table after they were beaten 1-0 at home by Arminia Bielefeld.

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