With inspiring power football Borussia is growing gradually to a title candidate in the Bundesliga. The leader won 64 hours after the exhausting victory in the Europa League against AS Roma also his fourth league home game in a row with 3: 1 (2: 0)
Gladbach's goalkeeper Yann Sommer said that with a strong performance he was the guarantor of the foal's victory. The Bremen, however, fell back to 14th after seven winless games in a row. In front of 54 022 spectators at Borussia-Park, Ramy Bensebaini (20), who saw the yellow card in the 87th minute following a repeated challenge, and Patrick Herrmann (22/59), scored the goals for Borussia. The goal of Leonardo Bittencourt (90 + 3) was irrelevant.
Gladbach from the beginning
"We did not do it badly, but we did not score from our good chances and Gladbach was ice cold," analyzed Bremen's Maximilian Eggestein after the game at DAZN. His coach Florian Kohfeldt saw it as well. "We were good in the game and get two goals from nowhere," said the Bremen coach.
In fact, the Bremen had good opportunities from the beginning. The first really good scoring chance of the game had Werder. The well-launched Milot Rashica (3rd) forgot failed to Borussia keeper summer. In a varied game of two strong offensive teams, the Gladbach came within two minutes then a quick 2-0 lead. After a free-kick by Laszlo Benes Bensebaini headed home with his first goal for Borussia 1-0, just two minutes later Herrmann was quick as Thuram and Werder goalkeeper Jiri Pavlenka collided and the winger the ball to 2: 0 in the empty goal bounced.
Gladbach's summer holds penalty kick
The goal by Yuya Osako (28) refused referee Tobias Stieler after using the video evidence for a foul before the recognition. However, the Bremen remained on track and had further good chances through the dangerous Rashica and Maximilian Eggestein, but summer parried each brilliant.
The strong Gladbach goalkeeper was also in the 53th minute in the post, as he was able to parry a given to video evidence given penalty by Davy Klaassen. With his second goal this afternoon, Herrmann, who had become a father the day before, made the final decision. With six direct goals (4 goals / 2 assists) Herrmann has already surpassed his Scorer value (5) from last season.
The leaders from MOnchengladbach must now after the international break in the capital and meet there on Saturday afternoon (23.11.19) on the newly promoted Union Berlin. Werder Bremen will receive FC Schalke 04 at the same time.