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Borussia Dortmund suffer at the hands of Borussia Mönchengladbach as home team is triumphant

Technical card:
Borussia Mönchengladbach: Roman Burki, Mateu Morey, Manuel Akanji, Mats Hummels, Raphael Guerreiro, Jadon Sancho, Emre Can, Marco Reus, Jude Bellingham, Julian Brandt and Erling Haaland
Borussia Dortmund: Yann Sommer, Stefan Lainer, Matthias Ginter, Nico Elvedi, Ramy Bensebaini, Denis Zakaria, Florian Neuhaus, Christoph Kramer, Jonas Hofmann, Alassane Plea and Lars Stindl
Stadium: Borussia-Park
Goals: Nico Elvedi (1-0, min. 11), Erling Haaland (1-1, min. 22), Erling Haaland (1-2, min. 28), Nico Elvedi (2-2, min. 32), Ramy Bensebaini (3-2, min. 49) and Marcus Thuram (4-2, min. 78)

Mönchengladbach eased past Dortmund in a 4-2 victory on Friday at Borussia-Park. Borussia Mönchengladbach were looking to pick up points after winning last match. Borussia Dortmund lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Bayer Leverkusen. Following today’s result, Borussia Mönchengladbach are in 4th place on the table and has 31 points while Borussia Dortmund sit in 5th with 29 points after 18 matches.

Borussia Mönchengladbach started the game well, beginning with Nico Elvedi opening the scoring, 11 minutes in. However, they didn’t maintain the lead for long though, an equalizer from a goal from Erling Haaland in the 22nd minute brought Borussia Dortmund level. Later, Borussia Dortmund scored again thanks to a new goal from Erling Haaland, scoring his second goal in the 28th minute to establish the 2-1. However, they didn’t maintain the lead for long though, an equalizer from another Nico Elvedi, 32 minutes in brought Borussia Mönchengladbach level, thereby seeing the first half to a 2-2.

Borussia Mönchengladbach started the second half on an intensified spirit, following early goal from Ramy Bensebaini in the 49th minute. Later, Borussia Mönchengladbach scored again and increased their lead thanks to a goal from Marcus Thuram, 78 minutes in and seeing the game end 4-2.

For Borussia Mönchengladbach Marcus Thuram, Breel Embolo, Hannes Wolf and Patrick Herrmann came on for Jonas Hofmann, Alassane Plea, Lars Stindl and Denis Zakaria, while Dortmund brought on Giovanni Reyna, Youssoufa Moukoko and Steffen Tigges to replace Marco Reus, Jude Bellingham and Mateu Morey.

The referee booked Christoph Kramer for Borussia Mönchengladbach.

Borussia Mönchengladbach will next play Union Berlin away, with Borussia Dortmund facing FC Augsburg at home.

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