B Mönchengladbach earn hard-fought win over Werder Bremen 4-2 on Saturday at the Wohninvest Weserstadion. Both sides arrived at the match from previous defeats in the league. Werder were hoping to get something from this game, following a previous defeat to Augsburg while Gladbach lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Stuttgart. Following the final whistle at the end of the last game of the Bundesliga season, Werder are in 17th place on the table and has 31 points while Gladbach sit in 8th with 49 points after 34 matches.
Gladbach started the game well, with an early goal from Lars Stindl in the 3rd minute, which saw the first half end 0-1.
The Colts started the second half with renewed vigour, thanks to a goal from Marcus Thuram at the 52 minute mark. Gladbach looked to have the game under control when they scored again and incerased their lead, thanks to a goal from Ramy Bensebaini, on 58 minutes to establish a 3-0. The Colts looked to have the game under control when they scored again, thanks to a goal from Florian Neuhaus in the 67th minute to establish a 4-0. However, Werder weren’t lying down and managed to pull back a goal from Milot Rashica at the 80 minute mark. However they weren’t finished yet and Niclas Fullkrug made it 4-2 in the 83rd minute with a final score of 4-2.
For Werder, Yuya Osako, Niclas Fullkrug, Milot Rashica, Omer Toprak and Kevin Mohwald, came on for Jean-Manuel Mbom, Davie Selke, Josh Sargent, Felix Agu and Leonardo Bittencourt. Gladbach brought on Oscar Wendt, Breel Embolo, Jonas Hofmann, Patrick Herrmann and Tony Jantschke for Valentino Lazaro, Marcus Thuram, Lars Stindl, Hannes Wolf and Ramy Bensebaini.
There were bookings for Niklas Moisander from Werder. For Gladbach, Hannes Wolf and Denis Zakaria saw yellow.
|Werder Bremen:||Yann Sommer, Stefan Lainer, Nico Elvedi, Matthias Ginter, Ramy Bensebaini, Hannes Wolf, Denis Zakaria, Florian Neuhaus, Lars Stindl, Valentino Lazaro and Marcus Thuram|
|B Mönchengladbach:||Jiri Pavlenka, Theodor Gebre Selassie, Niklas Moisander, Marco Friedl, Jean-Manuel Mbom, Maximilian Eggestein, Romano Schmid, Leonardo Bittencourt, Josh Sargent, Davie Selke and Felix Agu|
|Stadium:||the Wohninvest Weserstadion|
|Goals:||Lars Stindl (0-1, min. 3), Marcus Thuram (0-2, min. 52), Ramy Bensebaini (0-3, min. 58), Florian Neuhaus (0-4, min. 67), Milot Rashica (1-4, min. 80) and Niclas Fullkrug (2-4, min. 83)|