It has 4 points ahead of Leipzig (2nd), which on Saturday beat Hertha Berlin 4-2 (12th), and Bayern Munich (3rd) itself, which beat Borussia Dortmund 4-0 (5th with 19) in The German soccer classic.
Superior throughout the game, Gladbach got ahead at 20 minutes with a goal from Algerian international Ramy Bensebaini, who hit with a header. Then he tarnished his afternoon when he was ejected by a second yellow four minutes from the end.
Hermann certified the victory with his double. Once again highlighted the Frenchman Marcus Thuram, who had the goal with a clear shot in the first minute, but then took it out to assist in the second goal.
Leonardo Bittencourt saved the honor of Werder Bremen in the extension (3-1, 90 + 3).
In another game this Sunday, Bayer Leverkusen (8th) completed a great week, having surpassed Atletico de Madrid in the Champions League (2-1), with a 2-0 win against Wolfsburg (10th), with goals from Karim Bellarabi (25) and 19-year-old Brazilian Paulinho (90 + 6).
On the other hand, Eintracht Frankfurt (9th), one week after beating Bayern Munich, lost 1-0 in his visit to Freiburg, which is at the foot of the podium, tied at 21 points with the Bavarian giant.