RB Leipzig deliver a 3-2 home win against Borussia Mönchengladbach

Julian Nagelsmann suffers defeat on the road, at the hands of Borussia Mönchengladbach on Saturday

On Saturday, Mönchengladbach suffer an away defeat to Leipzig at Red Bull Arena. RB Leipzig were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two games in the league. The most recent was against the Hertha Berlin away (3-0), the other to Augsburg at home (2-1). Borussia Mönchengladbach had lost their previous match against Mainz. As it stands, RB Leipzig are in 2nd place on the table and has 47 points while Borussia Mönchengladbach sit in 8th with 33 points after 23 matches.

Borussia Mönchengladbach started strongly in the first half, with Jonas Hofmann opening the scoring in the early minutes of the first 45 minutes. Later, Borussia Mönchengladbach scored again and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Marcus Thuram in the 19th minute. The score at half time was 2-0.

RB Leipzig continued to apply pressure the second half and were rewarded, following Christopher Nkunku opening the scoring, 57 minutes in. Later, their lead didn't last for long, as an equalizer from a goal from Yussuf Poulsen in the 66th minute brought RB Leipzig level. Later, RB Leipzig scored again and turned the match thanks to a goal from Alexander Sorloth in the 90th minute just before the final whistle. The game ended with a 3-2 victory for RB Leipzig.

For RB Leipzig Alexander Sorloth, Emil Forsberg and Lukas Klostermann came on for Marcel Sabitzer, Justin Kluivert and Christopher Nkunku, while Mönchengladbach brought on Florian Neuhaus, Christoph Kramer, Ramy Bensebaini, Alassane Plea and Lars Stindl to replace Jonas Hofmann, Marcus Thuram, Nico Elvedi, Oscar Wendt and Denis Zakaria.

There were bookings for Marcel Sabitzer and Dayot Upamecano from Leipzig and Nico Elvedi and Lars Stindl for Mönchengladbach.

RB Leipzig will next travel to SC Freiburg, while Borussia Mönchengladbach will face Bayer Leverkusen at home.