Bundesliga: Gladbach move top

Bundesliga News

Borussia Monchengladbach 5-1 Augsburg

Borussia Monchengladbach surged to the top of the Bundesliga table in style after annihilating Augsburg 5-1 on Sunday afternoon at Stadion IM Borussia Park.

Denis Zakaria gave the hosts a dream start as he opened the scoring in just the second minute of the match, while Patrick Hermann got two quick goals to make it 3-0 .

Alassane Plea and Breel Embolo rounded off the rout for Gladbach, while Augsburg got a consolation goal ten minutes before time through Florian Niederlechner.

Monchengladbach grabbed top spot with 16 points, only a point clear after former leaders Bayern Munich.

Wolfsburg 1-0 Union Berlin

Wolfsburg went up to second on the Bundesliga table after edging Union Berlin 1-0 on Sunday afternoon at Volkswagen Arena.

After a goalless first stanza, Wout Weghorst finally broke the deadlock for the hosts with 21 minutes remaining.

Eintrach Frankfurt 2-2 Werder Bremen

Milot Rashica netted a late penalty for Werder Bremen to deny Eintracht Frankfurt the three points as the sides played to a 2-2 draw in a four-goal thriller on Sunday evening at Commerzbank Arena.

Davy Klaassen broke the deadlock for Werder in the 27th minute, while Sebastian Rode equalised for Eintracht ten minutes after the break.

Andre Silva thought he had snatched the winner for the hosts two minutes before time but Eintrach conceded a penalty in the last minute, which Rashica converted.