Bundesliga 2020 Schalke vs Borussia Mönchengladbach Highlights – Schalke defeated Borussia Monchengladbach 2-0 to deny them the top spot in the Bundesliga points table. The match witnessed a lot of fouls from both teams. A total of 33 fouls were committed, with Schalke committing 15 fouls and the remaining 18 came from Monchengladbach. A goalless first half raised the anxiety levels of both teams. The players kept trying hard to score the opening goals for their respective teams.
An early attempt from Borussia Mönchengladbach’s, Alassane Pléa was denied by goalkeeper Schubert. The subsequent changes were created by Schalke when Michael Gregoritsch and Suat Serdar tried their shots in the 6th minute to score for the team. Benito Raman and Alessandro Schöpf also tried their luck to open for Schalke in the 15th minute. Jonjoe Kenny committed a foul in the 19th minute and Stefan Lainer did so in the 31st minute to get themselves booked by the referee.
Bundesliga 2020 Schalke vs Borussia Mönchengladbach Highlights
The game gained momentum after the commencement of the second half. Suat Serdar scored a fantastic 48th-minute goal to open the scoreline for Schalke. The 22-year-old midfielder maneuvered the ball into the right corner of the goal with an assist from Michael Gregoritsch.
Michael Gregoritsch was able to double the lead for his team in the 58th minute with his left-footed shot to put the ball in the bottom left corner of the goal.
Bundesliga 2020 Schalke vs Borussia Mönchengladbach Highlights – Marcus Thuram’s attempt to score for Borussia Mönchengladbach was saved in the 71st minute. Subsequent changes were missed by Alassane Pléa and Florian Neuhaus who could not capitalize on the opportunity to score for their team. A couple of more misses and blocks helped Schalke see through the remainder of the game to register a 2-0 win against their opponent.
The loss leaves Monchengladbach on the second spot, trailing table-toppers RB Leipzig by 2 points. The emphatic win helped David Wagner’s Schalke climb to the fourth spot, at par with champions, Bayern Munich.
Bundesliga 2020 Schalke vs Borussia Mönchengladbach Highlights – RB Leipzig now has a chance to increase their gap with the next placed team to 5 points when they face Union Berlin on Saturday.