Setback for Gladbach - Freiburg fights for victory | football

Long-Borussia Mönchengladbach at SC Freiburg is the better team - before a change of coach Christian Streich, the turnaround for the hosts. Two references in th

Setback for Gladbach - Freiburg fights for victory | football

Long-Borussia Mönchengladbach at SC Freiburg is the better team - before a change of coach Christian Streich, the turnaround for the hosts. Two references in the final stage, the weakened the Champions League contenders, in addition.

Freiburg (dpa) - Freiburg's record goalscorer Nils Petersen has corrupted Borussia Mönchengladbach a Chance in the race for a Champions League place. Substitute former football striker led the SC Freiburg 1:0 (0:0) against the king-class contender.

With a header but the ball-Bouncing ball in his first action of Petersen scored the game's only goal (58. Minute). At the start of the 30. Game tags guests took advantage of their Superiority in the first half to put the competitors under pressure.

"would have done, of Course, to us today points a good. There are still play a couple of games where we throw everything in," said Gladbach's Patrick Herrmann. In the table, Gladbach are initially still in Fourth, level on points with the Fifth-Bayer Leverkusen.

striker Alassane Plea has weakened his team with a Yellow-Red card (68.) and will miss the away match at FC Bayern Munich. Sporting Director Max Eberl was sent with a Red card for dissent from the bench.

The free burgers of coach Christian Streich managed in the fifth game after the Corona-interruption of the first victory. The Breisgau may squint, mainly thanks to a strong second half to continue on a Europe League place. "We have made a very, very good game," praised prank on his Team. "It's just great that we are rewarded against a lousy strong team."

The Gladbach attacked early and clearly dominated the game in the early stages. But probably the biggest Chance in a competitive first half, could not take advantage of the Champions League contenders for the leadership. After a shot from Patrick Herrmann and Florian Neuhaus extended the Ball into the net - but Offside (26.). Ten minutes later, it was re-Neuhaus, which failed after a Header template by Lars Stindl with a Lupfer.

coach Christian Streich to shoot his Freiburg from the sidelines engaged. With great use of his Team prevented the backlog and had just before half-time even the surprising opportunity to take the lead. Lucas Höler was from the penalty area boundary to the center, in order to overcome Gladbach Keeper Yann Sommer.

The first Chance after the restart, A long-range shot from national player Robin cooking dash past also belonged to the sports Club: just to the post - summer would have been no chance (49.). On the opposite side saved Philipp Lienhart in front of the bullet, Marcus Thuram prepare.

After almost an hour of string moved aggressively - and was promptly rewarded. Substitute Petersen headed in a free kick by Vincenzo Grifo with his first touch of the ball for guidance. Gladbach was now required, no longer presented itself offensive but not nearly as superior as in the first half.

The Yellow-Red card for the Plea, which had been shown a yellow card in the first half because of ball wegschlagens, weakened the mönchengladbach-based in addition. The Freiburg were now superior, and will even have a can on 2:0 to increase. Höler failed with a header but the ball is in the summer (84.), Grifos Pass in a counterattack chance was too sloppy (88.).

Updated Date: 08 June 2020, 04:33

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