Ex-Chelsea star Kalou nets twice for Hertha Berlin win

German Bundesliga By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 14/12/2017

Former Chelsea star Salomon Kalou nets twice as Hertha Berlin beat Hannover 96 3-1 in Wednesday’s Bundesliga encounter at Olympiastadion Berlin.

The 32-year-old made his 11th start of the season opens the floodgate with a calmly tapped in from Peter Pekarik’s cross in the 18th minute as the Ivory Coast international get his second of the encounter in 45th minutes to his tally to six goals from 13 league games this term.

Hannover pulled one back through Noah-Joel Sarenren-Bazee in the 65th minute before Jonathan Torunarigha seals the maximum three points for Old Lady with seven minutes to play in the match.

Hertha Berlin moved to 11th places in the Bundesliga table with 21 points from 16 games.

RB Leipzig host Kalou for their next league outing on Sunday.