Win vs Hoffenheim: Mönchengladbach gives Farke a dream start

Status: 08/06/2022 18:30

After a quick start within the DFB Cup, Borussia Mönchengladbach additionally secured victory within the Bundesliga. In the primary match of the 2022/23 season, Borussia defeated 1899 Hoffenheim 3:1 (1:1) on Saturday (06.08.2022).

Hoffenheim took an early lead due to Stefan Poch’s yellow-red card (19′), however the guests took the lead after Robert Skov’s counterattack (25′).

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After a nook, Rami Bensebaini brilliantly made it 1-1 earlier than the break (42′), Marcus Thuram rewarded the Colts with a 2-1 lead (71′) after they dominated for lengthy stretches. Soon Nico Elvedi made every little thing clear with a rating of three:1 (78th).

Posh ought to go away the sphere early

In a conflict between two Bundesliga sides with new managers, the group endured a tough start as Hoffenheim coach Andre Breitenreiter’s facet suffered an early defeat. Posh, who was booked solely 4 minutes in the past, collided with Bensebaini from the entrance and needed to go away the sphere with yellow and purple.

Nevertheless, 1899 scored the primary objective. When Kreichgauer took the lead, Mönchengladbach counter-attacked after dropping the ball. Hoffenheim performed shortly within the penalty space over 4 stops. Andrey Kramaric put Skov on the left kick from eight meters.

Bensebaini is a nice shot

Borussia, who produced a powerful show in coach Daniel Farke’s aggressive debut within the DFB Cup, struggled dangerously into the ultimate third with out long-term injured captain Lars Stindl. That’s why it was vital to make use of the usual to deliver the Lower Rhine group again into the sport. Newcomer Ko Itakura headed in a nook from the fitting, and Bensebaini headed the ball residence with a excellent header from 5 yards to make it 1-1.

Thuram rewards Gladbach’s endurance

In the second half ten Hoffenheim defended with nice effort in opposition to the stronger Gladbachers. But Borussia remained affected person and managed their possession soccer. Joe Scully hits the crossbar with a lengthy shot (49′). Alassane Plea compelled “Hoffenheim” goalkeeper Oliver Baumann to make a robust save with a shot (61′).

In the top, Thuram scored a well-deserved objective with a rating of two:1 after a lengthy ball relay from Pleadan contained in the penalty space. Thus, “Borussia” was on the best way. After a nook, Plea acquired the fitting eye once more and despatched a excessive ball to Elvedi, who made the all-clear from the fitting nook of the penalty space.

On Saturday (13.08.2022) FC Mönchengladbach will face Schalke within the 2nd match. Hoffenheim will then play in opposition to Bochum.

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