As it happened: Borussia Monchengladbach 4-2 Borussia Dortmund
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21:312 years ago

That's it from us!

That is about all from me, thank you so much for joining me tonight. What a win for Monchengladbach! 

Thank you very much for watching along with me, you can always read back through what happened again if you would like. 

I hope you all are staying safe and well during these tough times, and I hope this game and this commentary has been able to keep you company for a few hours at least.

Thank you once again, and goodnight!

21:292 years ago

Clinical hosts

After an entertaining first half, Monchengladbach prevail as Bensebaini and Marcus Thuram strikes beat Dortmund 4-2 at Borussia-Park
21:272 years ago


Monchengladbach produce a fine second half performance to end their hoodoo against Dortmund and move above BVB and into the top four of the Bundesliga table
21:262 years ago

Added time

FOUR added minutes here at Borussia-Park
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90 | Moukoko comes on for Dortmund and almost makes an instant impact but sees his rasping effort beaten away by Sommer
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83 | Embolo has a chance for number 5! Zakaria does well high up the pitch and plays through the substitute, who takes a touch before seeing his low drive saved by the legs of Burki
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Thuram heads home

78 | Neuhaus whips in a corner from the left and Thuram runs past Brandt and outjumps Can six yards out to head into the top corner
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78 | THURAM on his return heads in Monchengladbach's fourth!
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74 | Reyna finds Guerreiro on the left who lets fly from inside the area, but Sommer produces a fine save to his left to thwart the wing-back
21:022 years ago

Reyna comes on

70 | Twenty minutes to go and BVB make their first switch, as Reus is replaced by Reyna.

Embolo and Wolf replace Plea and Stindl for the hosts

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64 | Monchengladbach make their first change as Thuram replaces Hofmann
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63 | Half a chance for Haaland, but he heads Emre Can's cross just wide of the post
20:542 years ago

Hosts look more organised

61 | After the hour mark here at Monchengladbach look to play 4-5-1 when out of possession in a bid to keep their lead in tact and frustrate Dortmund
20:462 years ago

Huge chance!

53 | Big chance for Monchengladbach. Akanji slips on the half way line and Hofmann breaks forward and passes through to Plea, but a brilliant challenge from Bellingham puts the striker under pressure as he side foots wide when one on one with Burki
20:432 years ago

End to end

This game is going from one end to another and it's the hosts who regain their lead. Neuhaus finds full back Bensebaini, who is given room on the left and he cuts past Brandt before curling the ball through a crowded area and into the far bottom corner with his weaker right foot
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49 | BENSEBAINI puts Monchengladbach ahead!
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The hosts get us back underway for the second half
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Entertaining half

It's been a breath taking first 45 minutes, with both teams showing their attacking prowess, whilst also perhaps demonstrating some weakness in defence. Braces for Elvedi and Haaland see the battle of the Borussia's level at half time
20:212 years ago

Half time!

It's been a scintillating first 45 minutes at Borussia Park, with the teams going in level at 2-2 at the break.
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Guerreiro steps up, but fires his left-footed effort straight into the wall
20:182 years ago

BVB free kick...

Reus wins a free kick right on the edge of the penalty area, drawing the foul from Ginter
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Added time

Only FOUR added minutes, despite at least five being lost to VAR...
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Plea has half a chance

45 | Hofmann fizzes in a free kick and picks out Plea inside the area, but a combination of the ball not coming down in time after he chested it towards goal and good defending deny the home striker
20:162 years ago

Neuhaus fires just wide

44 | This time it's the hosts who threaten as Neuhaus is given space on the edge of the area, but his effort curls  away from Burki and just wide of the top corner
20:152 years ago

Dortmund continue to press

42 | The Black & Yellows continue to look dangerous going forwards. Guerreiro has a shot deflected into the side netting before Morey's low cross is just missed by Haaland at the near post
20:122 years ago

Sancho goes close

38 | BVB win the ball back and break forwards as Reus plays in Sancho on the right, but his first touch isn't the best before his low drive across Sommer goes just wide of the bottom far corner
20:072 years ago

BVB look to respond

36 | Sancho whips in a corner from the right and picks out Hummels but his header is turned over the bar by Sommer
20:052 years ago

Burki error

Monchengladbach fight back and are gifted an equaliser. Stindl fires in a low free kick from 25 yards out and Burki can only palm the ball out into the six yard box where Elvedi is the only one following in the shot and taps home from close range
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32 | ELVEDI has a tap in to draw the hosts level
20:022 years ago

Dortmund go in front

A goal made in England, and finished by the clinical Norwegian. Bellingham and Sancho link up brilliantly before the latter shows quick feet inside a crowded area to pick out Haaland, who turns and slams a left footed strike past Sommer from ten yards to turn the game on its head
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28 | GOAL! Haaland finishes a sublime move to put BVB ahead. 1-2
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26 | Dortmund go close. Sancho whips in a corner which picks out Akanji, who forces Sommer into a save and the ball falls to Emre Can, but Stindl does brilliantly to head the ball off the line, against his own post, and away!
19:552 years ago

Haaland strikes

Dortmund win the ball in midfield, break forwards and Sancho slips through Haaland who lifts the ball over Sommer from an acute angle to find the far corner with the visitors' first shot of the game
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22 | HAALAND draws Dortmund level
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VAR delays...

Fifteen minutes in here as Dortmund enter the Monchengladbach penalty area for the first time. We have already lost five minutes to VAR checks...
19:462 years ago

It stands!

After ANOTHER three minute delay for VAR, the goal stands and Elvedi scores for consecutive games to give Monchengladbach the lead
19:452 years ago

VAR look....

Another lengthy look by VAR for this goal....
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Elvedi heads hosts in front

Hofmann whips in an excellent free kick from the right hand side and picks out the unmarked Elvedi who heads in from six yards
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11 | ELVEDI heads the hosts into a deserved lead
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7 | Lively start here at Borussia Park as Hofmann forces Burki into a low save with a strike from just outside the area
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Rose not happy

Five minutes in at Borussia Park and home boss Marco Rose is still remonstrating with the referee over the decision to rule out Neuhaus' strike
19:362 years ago

VAR Check....


After a VAR check, the referee judges Hofmann to have fouled Bellingham and after a three minute delay the goal is ruled out

19:342 years ago

Neuhaus strikes early on

Bellingham is caught in possession by Hofmann on the edge of his own area and the ball finds Neuhaus who strikes into the top corner from inside the area!
19:332 years ago


42 seconds in and Monchengladbach strike! NEUHAUS! 1-0
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Dortmund get us underway at Borussia-Park
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Dortmund line up

Burki; Guerreiro, Hummels, Akanji, Morey; Can, Bellingham; Brandt, Sancho, Reus; Haaland
19:312 years ago

Monchengladbach line up

Sommer, Kramer, Zakaria, Stindl, Plea, Lainer, Hofmann, Bensebaini, Ginter, Elvedi, Neuhaus
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