Stuttgart eased past B Mönchengladbach in a 2-1 victory on Saturday at the Borussia Park. Gladbach were looking forward to meeting again after losing their last game 6-0 to Bayern Munich. Stuttgart, on the other hand, were able to continue their winning streak after a 2-1 win against Augsburg in their last match. As things stand, Gladbach are in 8th place, with 46 points from 33 matches, while Stuttgart sit in 9th, with 45 points from 33.
The Colts dominated the first half, with Lars Stindl giving Gladbach the lead just before half-time
Stuttgart continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to Wataru Endo finding the net, 72 minutes in. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Sasa Kalajdzic at the 77 minute mark with a final score of 2-1.
For Gladbach, Valentino Lazaro, Denis Zakaria, Breel Embolo and Hannes Wolf, came on for Jonas Hofmann, Florian Neuhaus, Alassane Plea and Christoph Kramer. Stuttgart replaced Konstantinos Mavropanos, Erik Thommy, Borna Sosa, Sasa Kalajdzic and Philipp Forster for Pascal Stenzel, Darko Churlinov, Gonzalo Castro, Hamadi Al Ghaddioui and Daniel Didavi.
There were bookings for Ramy Bensebaini and Denis Zakaria from Gladbach. For Stuttgart, Philipp Forster, Roberto Massimo, Gonzalo Castro and Wataru Endo saw yellow.
|B Mönchengladbach:||Gregor Kobel, Konstantinos Mavropanos, Waldemar Anton, Marc Kempf, Roberto Massimo, Atakan Karazor, Wataru Endo, Borna Sosa, Sasa Kalajdzic, Erik Thommy and Philipp Forster|
|Stuttgart:||Yann Sommer, Stefan Lainer, Nico Elvedi, Matthias Ginter, Ramy Bensebaini, Jonas Hofmann, Christoph Kramer, Florian Neuhaus, Lars Stindl, Marcus Thuram and Alassane Plea|
|Stadium:||the Borussia Park|
|Goals:||Lars Stindl (1-0, min. 45), Wataru Endo (1-1, min. 72) and Sasa Kalajdzic (1-2, min. 77)|