3:0 against Wolfsburg Gladbach puts Leverkusen under pressure

Borussia Mönchengladbach has set in spite of injury worries for Bayer Leverkusen in the Rhine duel for the Champions League under pressure. With 3:0 (2:0) won t

3:0 against Wolfsburg Gladbach puts Leverkusen under pressure

Borussia Mönchengladbach has set in spite of injury worries for Bayer Leverkusen in the Rhine duel for the Champions League under pressure. With 3:0 (2:0) won the Team of coach Marco Rose on Tuesday unthreatened and fully deserved against a disappointing VfL Wolfsburg.

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double goalscorer Jonas Hofmann (10. Minute/30.) and Lars Stindl (65.) met in the third-to-last round for Borussia, with a total of 59 points, at least for a night back on rank four jumped. Leverkusen (57) plays on Wednesday (20.30 clock in the F. A. Z.-Liveticker for the football Bundesliga and Sky) in the Derby against 1. FC Köln.

Without the injured Top Scorer Alassane Plea and Marcus Thuram, it missed the Gladbach, especially after the break, also to improve the goal difference (now +23) compared to Leverkusen (+16) more. The to the Europe League fighting Wolfsburg remain with 46 points and is rank six. With a win in Augsburg on the Seventh Hoffenheim could catch up on Wednesday but after points.

Despite the injury problems, Borussia, it was on Tuesday, almost a class difference between the two Europa League contenders. In addition to Plea and Thuram five other players, including the since weeks injured a busboy Denis Zakaria missing from the gallery up to date. "If key players are missing, are achieved with Clubs such as Borussia Mönchengladbach are also time limits," said Rose in the Sky.

In his Distress, the Gladbach Coach Ibrahima Traoré helped to make his starting debut this season. The 32-year-old attacking midfielder played under Rose has hardly a role, and came in four-season-inserts previously to just 30 minutes. "Today is the day to come when we need him," said Rose and announced: "The guys today are going to give everything for our goal." Even if Traoré, the awarded just before half time another Chance just, operated a total of unhappy and without a binding to the rest of the Team, was Gladbach playful and tactically better.

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 16:19

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