The happy Second-hand of coach Dieter Hecking has paid off. Thanks to the Joker, Raphael and Florian Neuhaus Borussia Mönchengladbach with 3:0 (0:0) remains success over VfB Stuttgart and the first runner-up to Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga. Both came to the conclusion of the 14. Game tags only in the 60. Minute on the lawn - and rewarded Hecking with the decisive goals. The 1:0's season premiere hits (69.), marriage Neuhaus in the 77. Minute. VfB - World Champion Benjamin Pavard (84.) under an own goal for 3:0 and then.
The Borussia comes to 29 points and set a record of season across the ten home wins in a series. In this season the Elf has decided, from the lower Rhine, all seven home games. The VfB remains with eleven counters in large Abstiegsnot. To Erik Thommy saw the Yellow-Red card (83.) and Pavard was injured in the own goal.
Hecking took a small risk and offered for the first time this season, the former Stuttgart's Ibrahima Traoré in the starting lineup, the five-time German Champions. In his previous seven missions of the 30-Year-old had been as a substitute. VfB Coach Weinzierl familiar 48 590 spectators at the Borussia-Park, Argentina's Emiliano Insúa, for his yellow locked compatriot Santiago Ascacibar in the first Formation has advanced and as a left defender acted.
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The agile Traoré was made after a considerable, but short at the beginning of the offensive of the Swabians for the first hazard in front of the VfB goal, as he Ron-Robert Zieler (7.) with a flat shot examined. Zieler cleared seven minutes later, also against Alassane Pleas to little-placed attempt. Now, VfB, of the had had, until Sunday, only nine of the hit was in the Defensive hit of the French Pléa (27 pushed - first of all, consequences:.) was not recognised by referee Deniz Aytekin due to Offside.
Stuttgart and then again more vigorously. Initially, Ex-national player Mario Gomez, awarded a free in front of the excellent reactive Borussia Keeper Yann Sommer is a great chance. The would in 30. Minute, the leadership must be. Shortly thereafter, threshed Marc-Oliver Kempf the Ball from a short distance over the cross bar. Thanks to Zielers subsequent acts of Salvation against Denis Zakaria and Tobias Strobl kept VfB up at half-time the score was 0:0.More about
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The ball possession rate of 73 to 27 percent in the first 45 minutes of language clear for the Borussia - the Weinzierl Team, however, settled after the break, first of all, don't be intimidated. In the 60's. Minute, forced Hecking with the introduction of Raphael and Florian Neuhaus the attack. The Brazilian Raphael was after his failed attempt (67.) 1:0 reserved, when he was allowed to celebrate 21 minutes from time with a header of his season-hit premiere. After that, Stuttgart had no chance. (dpa)