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Jubilant Cologne take all 3 points against Borussia Mönchengladbach, in a 2-1 win

Technical card:
Borussia Mönchengladbach: Timo Horn, Sava-Arangel Cestic, Rafael Czichos, Jorge Mere, Kingsley Ehizibue, Ellyes Skhiri, Elvis Rexhbecaj, Salih Ozcan, Emmanuel Dennis, Ondrej Duda and Ismail Jakobs
Cologne: Yann Sommer, Stefan Lainer, Tony Jantschke, Matthias Ginter, Oscar Wendt, Patrick Herrmann, Denis Zakaria, Lars Stindl, Florian Neuhaus, Hannes Wolf and Breel Embolo
Stadium: The Borussia Park
Goals: Elvis Rexhbecaj (0-1, min. 3), Florian Neuhaus (1-1, min. 16) and Elvis Rexhbecaj (1-2, min. 55)

Cologne delivered a resounding 2-1 victory against Mönchengladbach on Saturday, at The Borussia Park. Borussia Mönchengladbach arrived with the intention of increasing their league score following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Union Berlin in their previous game. Cologne, on the other hand, were coming from a 3-1 win against Arminia Bielefeld. Following today’s result, Borussia Mönchengladbach are in 7th place, with 32 points from 20 matches, while Cologne sit in 14th, with 21 points from 20.

It was an impressive opening from Cologne, thanks to early goal from Elvis Rexhbecaj in the 3rd minute. However, they didn’t maintain the lead for long though, an equalizer from a Florian Neuhaus, 16 minutes in brought Borussia Mönchengladbach level, thereby seeing the first half to a 1-1.

Cologne staged a comeback in the second half, beginning with another goal from Elvis Rexhbecaj, scoring his second goal in the 55th minute, sealing a resounding 2-1 victory for the away side.

For Mönchengladbach, Christoph Kramer, Jonas Hofmann, Marcus Thuram, Alassane Plea and Ramy Bensebaini came on for Emmanuel Dennis, Kingsley Ehizibue, Ondrej Duda and Ismail Jakobs, while Cologne brought on Jan Thielmann, Benno Erik Schmitz, Toluwalase Emmanuel Arokodare and Jannes Horn to replace Emmanuel Dennis, Kingsley Ehizibue, Ondrej Duda and Ismail Jakobs.

There were bookings for Lars Stindl, Patrick Herrmann, Tony Jantschke and Florian Neuhaus from Mönchengladbach and Kingsley Ehizibue and Elvis Rexhbecaj for Cologne.

Cologne and Borussia Mönchengladbach will next play away to Eintracht Frankfurt and Wolfsburg respectively.

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