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 features towards RB Leipzig.

Double wrap: Jonas Hofmann (left) celebrates together 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 enjoying in central protection after recovering from an ankle downside, whereas Kramer moved again into midfield to change Neuhaus, who had a cross. ligament harm.

Leipzig coach Marco Rose made 4 modifications 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.

recreation participant

Jonas Hofmann


diploma of play

Gladbach offered wonderful leisure with a playful, high-quality presentation. A one-sided recreation, nonetheless value 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


recreation info

Stadium Borussia Park
Spectators 50,186

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

Farke’s staff takes management of the sport

Since then, an open alternate 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 night time sky (twenty fifth).

But the hosts have 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 aim towards two opponents. The German nationwide participant scored a free aim in entrance of Gulacsi with out asking Hofmann twice – 2:0 (thirty fifth). From then on, Farke’s staff 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 steadiness of energy remained unchanged. Soboslay had one other good probability from 13 meters out, however Sommer intervened in time (48′).

Hoffman many times

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 together with his chest in entrance of the aim 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 circulation in the direction of the RB aim. 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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