Mönchengladbach were in control from the first to final whistle in the Bundesliga game against Wolfsburg on Saturday. They increased their lead in the second half and in the end won 3-1 (2-1).
The visitors Mönchengladbach started the match at pace and took the lead straight away early in the game. After only 5 minutes Breel Embolo netted, with an assist from Denis Zakaria.
The team increased the lead to 0-2 early in the match when Jonas Hofmann made his mark as he scored, with an assist by Breel Embolo, in the 7th minute.
In the 24th minute Wolfsburg found the net as Luca Walschmidt scored, and reduced the score for Wolfsburg.
Wolfsburg’s Maxence Lacroix was sent off in the 76th minute.
After that, none of the teams managed to score. The 1-3 goal came in the 90th minute, when Joe Scally scored a goal for Mönchengladbach, with an assist by Yann Sommer. This brought the final score to 3-1.
Wolfsburg have 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses with a 6–7 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Mönchengladbach have 3 wins and and 2 losses and a 8–5 goal difference.
The last match between the teams ended in a 0-0 draw, with Wolfsburg at home in February 2021.
Wolfsburg are unbeaten at home, after three games.
Wolfsburg have scored 9 goals. They have scored four goals at home. They’ve conceded 8 goals in total.
Mönchengladbach have scored 9 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 9 goals. They’ve conceded 10 goals in total.
Wolfsburg have opened the score in 3 of their 6 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 66 percent when scoring the first goal.
After this game in the Bundesliga, Wolfsburg will take on Union Berlin (away) on 15 October 2021, Freiburg (home) on 22 October 2021 and Bayer Leverkusen (away) on 29 October 2021. Mönchengladbach play VfB Stuttgart (home) on 15 October 2021, Hertha Berlin (away) on 22 October 2021 and Bochum (home) on 29 October 2021.