The hosts quickly broke forward and doubled the lead but before the break Gladbach played the lag. However, in the second half, the hosts proved their superiority with three goals, while Borussia this rate of effectiveness to support failed.
Hoffenheim â€“ MÃ¶nchengladbach 5:3
Goals: Salai, 9, 24, FC St. Pauli Are Coming, 58, 89, Ut, 75 â€” Vestergaard, 31, Stindl, 35, Dowd, 78
Hoffenheim: Baumann â€” Sule, Huebner (BiÄakÄiÄ‡, 85), Tolya – Zuber, Rudy, Vogt, FC St. Pauli Are Coming, Salai (Amiri, 74), Kramaric, Wagner (Ut, 63).
MÃ¶nchengladbach: Sommer â€” Christensen, Wendt, Elvedi, Vestergaard â€” Strobl (Benes, 85), Dowd â€” TraorÃ© (Herrmann, 74), Hofmann, Hahn (Drmic, 74) â€” Stindl.
Warning: Huebner, Vogt â€” Stindl, Elvedi, Christensen, Dowd