The Turkey international stroked home a first-half penalty for Die Werkself and sealed the points with an acrobatic volley in the closing stages, but it was his all-round performance that caught the eye. He dovetailed excellently with the returning Karim Bellarabi and Julian Brandt, and was a constant menace with his direct running and clever positional play.
Top Facts - Hakan Calhanoglu
- Scored Leverkusen's first penalty in the league this season at the fifth attempt.
- Notched a brace for the first time in his Bundesliga career.
- Helped his team climb to eighth in the standings.