Borussia Mönchengladbach claim draw vs Union Berlin: 1-1 at the Stadion An der Alten Försterei

Union Berlin failed to secure all three points at home against Borussia Mönchengladbach
Technical card:
Union Berlin: Andreas Luthe (Loris Karius, min.69), Nico Schlotterbeck (Marius Bulter, min.79), Marvin Friedrich, Robin Knoche, Julian Ryerson, Robert Andrich, Christian Gentner (Sebastian Griesbeck, min.66), Niko Giesselmann, Taiwo Awoniyi (Joel Pohjanpalo, min.79), Cedric Teuchert (Leon Dajaku, min.85) and Marcus Ingvartsen
Borussia Mönchengladbach: Yann Sommer, Stefan Lainer, Matthias Ginter, Nico Elvedi, Ramy Bensebaini, Jonas Hofmann (Lars Stindl, min.75), Hannes Wolf (Patrick Herrmann, min.90), Denis Zakaria, Christoph Kramer (Florian Neuhaus, min.60), Marcus Thuram and Alassane Plea (Breel Embolo, min.90)
Stadium: the Stadion An der Alten Försterei
Goals: Robin Knoche (1-0, min. 31) and Alassane Plea (1-1, min. 59)

On Saturday, Union Berlin and Borussia Mönchengladbach were held to a 1-1 draw at the Stadion An der Alten Försterei. Union Berlin were looking forward to meeting again, following a previous defeat to FC Augsburg whilst Borussia Mönchengladbach were coming from consecutive wins against Borussia Dortmund and Werder Bremen. As the table looks today, Union Berlin and Borussia Mönchengladbach currently occupy 8th and 7th spots in the league, with 29 points and 32 points respectively after 19 matches.

Union Berlin started the game well, beginning with a goal from Robin Knoche, 31 minutes in, finalising the first half with a 1-0.

Borussia Mönchengladbach took the initiative in the second half, thanks to Alassane Plea opening the scoring, 59 minutes in. The game ended a 1-1 draw.

For Union Berlin, Sebastian Griesbeck, Loris Karius, Joel Pohjanpalo, Marius Bulter and Leon Dajaku came on for Christoph Kramer, Jonas Hofmann, Alassane Plea and Hannes Wolf, while Mönchengladbach brought on Florian Neuhaus, Lars Stindl, Breel Embolo and Patrick Herrmann to replace Christoph Kramer, Jonas Hofmann, Alassane Plea and Hannes Wolf.

There were bookings for Nico Schlotterbeck from Union Berlin and Christoph Kramer, Denis Zakaria and Florian Neuhaus for Mönchengladbach.

Union Berlin will next travel to Mainz 05, while Borussia Mönchengladbach will face FC Köln at home.

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