MöNCHENGLADBACH. Borussia Mönchengladbach was ultimately too strong for RB Leipzig with the goal of J. Hofmann (10′), J. Hofmann (35′) and R. Bensebaini (53′).
The match was played at the Stadion im BORUSSIA-PARK stadium in Mönchengladbach on Saturday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. The referee was Patrick Ittrich who had the assistance of Sascha Thielert and Thomas Gorniak. The 4th official was Sven Waschitzki. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 12.5 degrees Celsius or 54.52 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 73%.
RB Leipzig was in firm control of the ball 55% while Borussia Mönchengladbach was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
RB Leipzig had a more offensive attitude with 57 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 6 were on target. Even so, Borussia Mönchengladbach succeeded in find the solution to win this match.
Borussia Mönchengladbach shot 20 times, 7 on target, 13 off target. On the opposite side, RB Leipzig shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target.
Borussia Mönchengladbach received 2 yellow cards (J. Weigl and L. Stindl). Talking about the opposition, RB Leipzig received 2 yellow cards (K. Kampl and B. Henrichs).
After playing this encounter, Borussia Mönchengladbach will have 12 points like FC Bayern München and TSG Hoffenheim to hold in the 6th place. On the other side, RB Leipzig will stay with 8 points to remain in the 12th place.
In the next match in the Bundesliga, Borussia Mönchengladbach will host Bayer 04 Leverkusen on the 22nd of January with a 19-9 head to head stats in favor of Bayer 04 Leverkusen (7 draws).
RB Leipzig will host FC Bayern München on the 20th of January with a 8-1 head to head record in favor of FC Bayern München (5 draws).
Borussia Mönchengladbach – Formation
Borussia Mönchengladbach adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Daniel Farke decided to play with the following team: Yann Sommer, Joseph Scally , Marvin Friedrich , Nico Elvedi , Ramy Bensebaini , Julian Weigl , Kouadio Koné , Jonas Hofmann , Christoph Kramer , Lars Stindl and Marcus Thuram .
The home team had on the bench: L. Netz, R. Reitz, Hannes Wolf, Y. Borges Sanches, S. Lainer, J. Olschowsky, T. Jantschke, N. Ngoumou and Patrick Herrmann.
Borussia Mönchengladbach could not rely on the presence of P. Herrmann (injured).
Borussia Mönchengladbach made 5 changes: L. Stindl for H. Wolf (82′), H. Wolf for P. Herrmann (86′), M. Thuram for N. N. Minpole (90′), J. Hofmann for S. Lainer (90′) and J. Weigl for T. Jantschke (90′).
Best player: Jonas Hofmann
The player that probably impressed the most for Borussia Mönchengladbach was Jonas Hofmann.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 28 passes (85% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 6. He performed 6 crosses.
RB Leipzig – Formation
Also RB Leipzig adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Marco Rose played with: Péter Gulácsi, Benjamin Henrichs , Willi Orbán , Joško Gvardiol , David Raum , Amadou Haidara , Kevin Kampl , Dominik Szoboszlai , Emil Forsberg , Christopher Nkunku and André Silva .
They had on the bench: J. Blaswich, Xaver Schlager, Hugo Novoa Ramos , Timo Werner , S. Ba, A. Diallo and Yussuf Poulsen .
RB Leipzig made 4 changes: A. Haidara for X. Schlager (46′), E. Forsberg for T. Werner (46′), A. Silva for Y. Poulsen (67′) and B. Henrichs for H. Novoa Ramos (80′).
Best player: Péter Gulácsi
The player that probably impressed the most for RB Leipzig was the goalkeeper: Péter Gulácsi. His rating is 7.61. He performed 7 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Bundesliga.