Borussia Mönchengladbach has scored the ninth victory of the Season. Against VfB Stuttgart, the Team of coach Dieter Hecking 3:0 (0:0) defeated. The goals were scored, the Brazilian attacker Raffael and Florian Neuhaus a few minutes after their introduction, as well as Stuttgart, Benjamin Pavard, the hit into his own goal.

The first big Chance of the game, curiously, ended: After a melee in the penalty area, mönchengladbach brought Michael Lang the Ball towards the goal, he would probably be gone too, but attacker Alassane Pléa wanted to go to the safe and pushed it over the line. The Problem: The Frenchman was almost launched from the Offside of the hit is not counted (27.).

On the other hand, Mario Gomez had the opportunity a promising: The attacker was supported by Gonzalo Castro and came right in the penalty area free-standing shot. Gladbach Keeper Yann Sommer could but parry and kept his Team in front of the residue (30.).

Yellow-Red is for Thommy

After the break, Borussia attacker Raffael took two great chances for his first goal of the season: First of all, the few minutes delay previously, the striker moved to a shot that went off a few meters outside of the gate. But then he made it better: the edge of Neuhaus, he headed the 1:0 lead into the goal (69.).

Neuhaus, who also came first in the second half of the game, it was also at this time that scored the second Gladbach goal of the game. After a pass from Traore, Thorgan Hazard put on the midfielder, his effort took a from a few meters could be inserted into the right corner of the VfB gate (77.).

there Should be a gasp of the relegation threatened Stuttgart? The answer came quickly and it was: no. Only Erik Thommy Yellow saw Red after he had captured Hazard. And then scored an own goal the French world champion Pavard for 3:0 (84.).

Borussia Mönchengladbach – VfB Stuttgart 3:0 (0:0)
1:0 Raffael (69.)
2:0 Neuhaus (77.)
3:0 Pavard (84., Goal)
Mönchengladbach: the summer – Long, Elvedi, Jantschke, Wendt – Strobl – Stindl, Zakaria (61. Neuhaus) – Traore (78. Johnson), Plea (61. Raphael), Hazard
Stuttgart: Zieler – Baumgartl, Pavard, Kempf – Beck (46. Thommy), Aogo (26. Castro), Emiliano Insua – Gentner, Gonzalez – Donis (75. Dajaku), Gomez
referee: Deniz Aytekin
audience: 48.590
Yellow-Red Thommy due to repeated foul play (83.)
Yellow cards: Strobl (2), Zakaria (5) – Aogo, Kempf (2)


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