Borussia Monchengladbach 3-2 Bayern Munich: Shock loss for leaders

Borussia Monchengladbach 3-2 Bayern Munich: Bundesliga leaders suffer shock defeat as hosts come from two goals down to end Hansi Flick’s side’s 20-game unbeaten run

  • Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring with a penalty in the 20th minute 
  • Leon Goretzka doubled Bayern Munich’s lead soon after but were pegged back 
  • Two goals from Jonas Hofmann and one from Florian Neuhaus sealed hosts’ win 

Borussia Moenchengladbach battled back from two goals down to stun champions Bayern Munich 3-2 on Friday, with a double from Jonas Hofmann and another from Florian Neuhaus.

Gladbach pressed high from the start but it was Bayern who went ahead with Robert Lewandowski’s 20th-minute penalty for his 20th goal of the campaign.

After Leon Goretzka drilled in their second goal six minutes later, Bayern’s defensive weaknesses this season were exposed once more. 

Borussia Monchengladbach stunned Bayern Munich by beating them 3-2 on Friday evening

Florian Neuhaus scored the winning goal for the hosts to end Bayern’s 20-game unbeaten run

Monchengladbach’s Jonas Hofmann scored a brace in 10 minutes to draw the hosts level

Hofmann is joined by his team-mates after scoring against Bayern in Bundesliga encounter

Hofmann beat defenders to complete two quick breaks in the 35th and in first half stoppage time, leaving the champions dazed. 

A sensational shot from Neuhaus four minutes after the restart completed the hosts’ turnaround and made it nine league games in a row that Bayern have fallen behind, a club record. It was also Bayern’s second league defeat of the season.

The Bavarians are still top on 33 points with RB Leipzig, who take on Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, on 31. Gladbach are seventh on 24. 

Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski had opened the scoring from penalty spot in 20th minute

Leon Goretzka doubled Bayern’s lead six minutes later but Monchengladbach turned it around

Bayern players show their frustration during the 3-2 defeat at Borussia Park on Friday night

Monchengladbach’s Oscar Wendt celebrates with team-mates after momentous victory

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