Bundesliga: Bayer 04 Leverkusen defeats Borussia Mönchengladbach 3-2

MöNCHENGLADBACH. Bayer 04 Leverkusen prevailed over Borussia Mönchengladbach.

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MöNCHENGLADBACH. Bayer 04 Leverkusen beat Borussia Mönchengladbach. Borussia Mönchengladbach lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Stadion im BORUSSIA-PARK stadium in Mönchengladbach on Sunday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. The referee was Harm Osmers with the support of Robert Kempter and Thorben Siewer. The 4th official was Robert Kampka. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 1 degrees Celsius or 33.8 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 90%.​

Match Statistics

Borussia Mönchengladbach was in firm control of the ball 60% while Bayer 04 Leverkusen was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Borussia Mönchengladbach was more aggressive with 47 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 9 were on target. Still, Bayer 04 Leverkusen managed to find the solution to win this contest.​

Borussia Mönchengladbach shot 16 times, 9 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Bayer 04 Leverkusen shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Borussia Mönchengladbach received 4 yellow cards (K. Koné, Julian Weigl, Lars Stindl and Lars Stindl). Talking about the opposition, Bayer 04 Leverkusen received 2 yellow cards (M. Bakker and Daley Sinkgraven).

After this match, Borussia Mönchengladbach will stay with 22 points to stay in the 8th place. Talking about the opposition, Bayer 04 Leverkusen will have 18 points like TSG Hoffenheim to stay in the 12th place.

Match Events

  • 21'
    21'

    M. Bakker

  • 43'
    43'

    Amine Adli

    Adam Hlozek

  • 44'
    44'

    K. Koné

  • 56'
    56'

    Joe Scally

    Stefan Lainer

  • 56'
    56'

    Lars Stindl

    Christoph Kramer

  • 56'
    56'

    Hannes Wolf

    N. Ngoumou

  • 64'
    64'

    N. Amiri

    Adam Hlozek

  • 67'
    67'

    N. Amiri

  • 74'
    74'

    Florian Wirtz

    Moussa Diaby

  • 75'
    75'

    Callum Hudson-Odoi

    Amine Adli

  • 75'
    75'

    Jonathan Tah

    Odilon Kossounou 

  • 77'
    77'

    Patrick Herrmann

    Jonas Hofmann

  • 77'
    77'

    Florian Neuhaus

    K. Koné

  • 83'
    83'

    Lars Stindl

    Hannes Wolf

  • 90'
    90'

    Julian Weigl

  • 90'
    90'

    Daley Sinkgraven

    J. Frimpong

  • 90'
    90'

    M. Bakker

  • 90'
    90'

    Lars Stindl

  • 90'
    90'

    Lars Stindl

    Ko Itakura

  • 90'
    90'

    Daley Sinkgraven

Next match

In the upcoming Bundesliga match, Borussia Mönchengladbach will play away against FC Augsburg on the 25th of January with a 7-7 head to head statistic.

Bayer 04 Leverkusen will host VfL Bochum 1848 on the 25th of January with a 5-2 head to head record in favor of Bayer 04 Leverkusen (3 draws).

Borussia Mönchengladbach: Formation and Lineups

Borussia Mönchengladbach started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Daniel Farke chose to play with the following team: Jonas Omlin (6.6), Stefan Lainer (6.2), Ko Itakura (7.1), Nico Elvedi (7.0), Ramy Bensebaini (5.8), Julian Weigl (7.0), Kouadio Koné (7.0), Jonas Hofmann (7.6), Christoph Kramer (6.2), Alassane Pléa (6.3) and Nathan N’Goumou (6.8).

Substitutes

Borussia Mönchengladbach made 5 changes: Stefan Lainer for Joe Scally (56′), Christoph Kramer for Lars Stindl (56′), N. Ngoumou for Hannes Wolf (56′), Jonas Hofmann for Patrick Herrmann (77′) and K. Koné for Florian Neuhaus (77′).

Top player: Jonas Hofmann

Probably the most impressive player in Borussia Mönchengladbach was Jonas Hofmann.

His rating is (7.6) with 39 passes (79% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 5. He performed 5 crosses.

Bayer 04 Leverkusen: Formation and Lineups

Bayer 04 Leverkusen started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

On the other side, Xabier Alonso Olano played with: Lukáš Hrádecký (7.2), Odilon Kossounou (7.0), Edmond Tapsoba (7.0), Piero Hincapié (6.4), Jeremie Frimpong (7.0), Exequiel Palacios (6.8), Robert Andrich (6.7), Mitchel Bakker (7.2), Moussa Diaby (7.1), Adam Hložek (7.1) and Amine Adli (8.2).

Substitutes

Bayer 04 Leverkusen made 5 changes: Adam Hlozek for N. Amiri (64′), Moussa Diaby for Florian Wirtz (74′), Amine Adli for Callum Hudson-Odoi (75′), Odilon Kossounou  for Jonathan Tah (75′) and J. Frimpong for Daley Sinkgraven (90′).

Top player: Amine Adli

The player who no doubt impressed Bayer 04 Leverkusen the most was Amine Adli.

His rating is (8.2) with 1 goal, 32 passes (81% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 16.

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