Hofmann breaks down Rose’s return to Gladbach

In the assembly with the previous coach, Borussia Mönchengladbach confirmed its finest facet on Saturday night: “Kulins” saved the benefit in all elements towards RB Leipzig.

Double wrap: Jonas Hofmann (left) celebrates along with his teammates.

Gladbach coach Daniel Farke made one change to his squad after a 0-0 draw at Freiburg within the league, with Elvedi taking part in in central protection after recovering from an ankle drawback, whereas Kramer moved again into midfield to substitute Neuhaus, who had a cross. ligament damage.

Leipzig coach Marco Rose made 4 adjustments from their 0-2 defeat at Real Madrid within the Champions League: Guardiola, Heinrichs, Kampl and Silva changed Diallo, Simancan, Schlager and Werner within the beginning XI.

sport participant

Jonas Hofmann


diploma of play

Gladbach offered wonderful leisure with a playful, high-quality presentation. A one-sided sport, nonetheless price watching, loads of scoring alternatives.


objectives and maps

1:0Hoffman (10′)

2-0Hoffman (35′)

Bor. Moenchengladbach


Summer2 – Cover2,5Frederick3Elvedi2,5Bensebaini1,5 – Weigl2 Cone2Kramer1,5Hoffman1,5 Stindl2,5 – I’m standing1,5

RB Leipzig


panel of judges

Patrick Ittrich


sport data

Stadium Borussia Park
Spectators 50,186

In the start, each groups pressed arduous, exchanging durations of possession and slowly pushing ahead. Especially the hosts had been increasingly more harmful: Elvedi examined Gulacsi with a header (ninth), then Hofmann scored the primary purpose. Scully caught the ball in house on the correct and hit the baseline to Thuram. The RB keeper saves a header, however ahead, Hofmann on the second try (tenth).

Farke’s group takes management of the sport

Since then, an open change of blows has developed for a short while. Soboslay examined Sommer from distance (13′) and Guardiola once more pressed the keeper (15′). Silva then had his finest probability, however after a push with Nkunku, he solely fired the ball into the evening sky (twenty fifth).

But the hosts had been profitable once more: Raum misplaced the ball alone to Thuram after a nook, who along with Hofmann was in a position to assault the purpose towards two opponents. The German nationwide participant scored a free purpose in entrance of Gulacsi with out asking Hofmann twice – 2:0 (thirty fifth). From then on, Farke’s group took management of the sport. Hofmann hits a detailed vary shot from distance (37′), Stindl heads over after Hofmann’s forehand (45’+2′).

Rose acted at halftime, bringing on Werner and Schlager, however the stability of energy remained unchanged. Soboslay had one other good probability from 13 meters out, however Sommer intervened in time (48′).

Hoffman time and again

At the opposite finish, Gulacsi Bensebaini once more attacked Hofmann (52′) earlier than masking. Stindl, who performed softly to Bensebaini, obtained a nook kick in entrance of the penalty space. He took the ball along with his chest in entrance of the purpose with out being disturbed by the RB protection and hit Gulachsi (53rd).

Nothing got here from the guests, as an alternative the assaults continued to stream in the direction of the RB purpose. Again the unstoppable Hofmann (67th, 88th) and Thuram (77th) missed the apparent, Leipzig defended themselves solely to a restricted extent and nothing towards them.

Gladbach go to Bremen on Saturday after the worldwide break (6.30pm). Leipzig face Bochum within the afternoon (15.30).

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