Ballack helps Leverkusen down Kaiserslautern

Michael Ballack and Sidney Sam both 0, on Friday in the Bundesliga.

Ballack opened the scoring in the 52nd minute with his second goal this season and Sam followed with his third goal in the 70th, as Leverkusen won its fourth road game in seven matches this season.

Leverkusen extended its unbeaten run to three games and ended Kaiserslautern's undefeated stretch at four games. Leverkusen climbed to sixth in the standings ahead of the weekend fixtures. Kaiserslautern is 12th.