RB Leipzig 3-2 Borussia Mönchengladbach: Visitors leave with nothing, as RB Leipzig secure 3-2 home win against Borussia Mönchengladbach

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Technical card:
RB Leipzig: Yann Sommer, Louis Beyer, Nico Elvedi, Matthias Ginter, Valentino Lazaro, Hannes Wolf, Denis Zakaria, Oscar Wendt, Jonas Hofmann, Breel Embolo and Marcus Thuram
Borussia Mönchengladbach: Peter Gulacsi, Nordi Mukiele, Dayot Upamecano, Willi Orban, Marcel Halstenberg, Justin Kluivert, Dani Olmo, Tyler Adams, Marcel Sabitzer, Christopher Nkunku and Yussuf Poulsen
Stadium: Red Bull Arena
Goals: Jonas Hofmann (0-1, min. 6), Marcus Thuram (0-2, min. 19), Christopher Nkunku (1-2, min. 57), Yussuf Poulsen (2-2, min. 66) and Alexander Sorloth (3-2, min. 90)

Leipzig beats Mönchengladbach 3-2 on Saturday at Red Bull Arena. RB Leipzig were keen to hang onto their position at the top of league and extend their winning run after winning their previous two games in the league. The most recent was against the Hertha Berlin away (3-0), the other to Augsburg at home (2-1). Borussia Mönchengladbach, on the other hand, lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Mainz. As the table looks today, RB Leipzig are in 2nd place on the table and has 47 points while Borussia Mönchengladbach sit in 8th with 33 points after 23 matches.

Borussia Mönchengladbach started strong and were rewarded, beginning with a goal from Jonas Hofmann after only 6 minutes. Later, Borussia Mönchengladbach scored again and increased their lead thanks to a goal from Marcus Thuram, 19 minutes in. The score at half time was 2-0.

RB Leipzig continued to apply pressure the second half and were rewarded, following Christopher Nkunku opening the scoring, 57 minutes in. Later, they didn’t maintain the lead for long though, an equalizer from a goal from Yussuf Poulsen, 66 minutes in brought RB Leipzig level. Later, RB Leipzig scored again and turned the match thanks to a goal from Alexander Sorloth in the 90th minute just before the final whistle, which sealed the victory for RB Leipzig.

For RB Leipzig Alexander Sorloth, Emil Forsberg and Lukas Klostermann came on for Marcel Sabitzer, Justin Kluivert and Christopher Nkunku, while Mönchengladbach replaced Jonas Hofmann, Marcus Thuram, Nico Elvedi, Oscar Wendt and Denis Zakaria for Florian Neuhaus, Christoph Kramer, Ramy Bensebaini, Alassane Plea and Lars Stindl.

There were bookings for Marcel Sabitzer and Dayot Upamecano from Leipzig and Nico Elvedi and Lars Stindl for Mönchengladbach.

RB Leipzig will next travel to SC Freiburg, while Borussia Mönchengladbach will face Bayer Leverkusen at home.

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