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 because of Stefan Poch’s yellow-red card (19′), however the guests took the lead after Robert Skov’s counterattack (25′).
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 sector early
In a conflict between two Bundesliga sides with new managers, the group endured a tough start as Hoffenheim coach Andre Breitenreiter’s aspect 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 sector with yellow and crimson.
Nevertheless, 1899 scored the primary aim. When Kreichgauer took the lead, Mönchengladbach counter-attacked after dropping the ball. Hoffenheim performed rapidly 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 crucial to make use of the usual to carry the Lower Rhine workforce again into the sport. Newcomer Ko Itakura headed in a nook from the precise, and Bensebaini headed the ball house with a very good header from 5 yards to make it 1-1.
Thuram rewards Gladbach’s persistence
In the second half ten Hoffenheim defended with nice effort towards 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 aim 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 received the precise eye once more and despatched a excessive ball to Elvedi, who made the all-clear from the precise nook of the penalty space.
On Saturday (13.08.2022) FC Mönchengladbach will face Schalke within the 2nd match. Hoffenheim will then play towards Bochum.