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Jamilu Collins makes Bundesliga debut in Paderborn loss to Bayer Leverkusen

Jamilu Collins made his first appearance in the Bundesliga as SC Paderborn lost 3-2 to Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.

The 25-year-old defender, who has been with the Benteler-Arena outfit since 2017, played a key role to aid his side’s return to the German top-flight last season.

The Nigeria international featured in 34 league games, involving 33 starts and kept five clean sheets for his side in the 2018-19 season to ensure their promotion.

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Paderborn started the encounter at the BayArena on the back foot, allowing Leon Bailey to open the scoring for Bayer Leverkusen in the 10th minute of the encounter.