Lars Stindl looked a bit sad on the TV in the catacombs of the Borussia-Park. The scene from the compensation of the TSG Hoffenheim in Dortmund, flickered on the screen, but the Schadenfreude felt the captain of Borussia Mönchengladbach. To shorten the gap to the League leaders to five points, ended the impressive home series from Borussia Mönchengladbach after twelve Wins by a 0:3 (0:1) against Hertha BSC with a Bang. It hurt.
"Too slow, too buggy," was the game of Borussia, criticized Stindl. The record with 13. Home win in the series would have been "a nice side effect. The defeat annoys me more," said the midfielder. It looked 20 minutes after the fourth victory in the fourth game of the year for the five-time German Champions. Thorgan Hazard but failed to goalkeeper Rune Jarstein (2.), Alassane Plea is only the outer grid (6 met.). "Then a break came in our game," said Zieler. The Berlin found after ten minutes of their order and punished with her handsome counter-attacking football of the numerous Gladbach weaknesses by Salomon Kalou (30.), Ondrej Duda (56.) and the outstanding Davie Selke (76.) ice cold.
"Everyone makes you out to Dortmund-hunter"
For one of the weakest performances this season, made coach Dieter Hecking, the situation is responsible. "Everyone makes you out to Dortmund-hunters. You must process as a young team. You have to learn," said Hecking. With now eight points behind BVB has done with the theme of the championship anyway. After the second defeat of the season against Hertha goalkeeper does not want to look at Yann Sommer, "on the other teams". A fracture of the leg, which Broke with the first goals of the year. "Head to wipe high, mouth", was the summer of the direction for the coming weeks. Hecking recommended that in the next Games, "only look on us."
This also applies to Berlin, which left after the hard Cup fight against Bayern Munich (2:3 n. V.) no fatigue to detect and after a slightly shaky start-up phase no Gladbacher chance would allow. "If we have a good day, then we can beat all," said Coach Pal Dardai. Especially Selke had earned a special commendation. The attacker, the Gladbach Defensive not got to a national player Matthias Ginter at all in the handle. "That was one of my best games. I felt very good. So it can go further," said Selke. In the case of two points behind Hertha has restored the connection to the European Cup places. "Respect to the guys," said Dardai.