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Bailey makes Bundesliga debut in loss

Published:Friday | February 3, 2017 | 2:25 PM

Jamaican winger Leon Bailey came on as a second half substitute on his debut for Bayer Leverkusen during their 1-0 defeat to Hamburg in the German Bundesliga today.

The 19-year-old Bailey entered the field in the 82nd minute when he replaced follow winger Admir Mehmedi.

Bailey signed a five-year deal with Bayer Leverkusen from Belgian side Genk for 11.5 million pounds last week.

The 19-year-old impressed during his time at the Belgian Club scoring 15 goals and providing 21 assists in 77 league games.

He also slammed in seven goals and three  assists in 12 European outings for Genk. 

Hamburg's goal was scored by Kyriakos Papadopoulos in the 76th minute.