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2-3: Borussia Mönchengladbach come from behind to win ahead of Real Madrid clash

NEWS | 24/10/2020 | EFE

The Whites' next Champions League opposition beat Mainz 05 in the Bundesliga.
Real Madrid's upcoming Champions League rivals, Borussia Mönchengladbach, has a tough match on Saturday, eventually coming through to beat Mainz 05 3-2. Marco Rose's team came back from 2-1 down to take all three points ahead of welcoming the Whites on Tuesday night (9:00pm CEST).

Borussia took the lead after 15 minutes through Stindl but Mainz responded through a Mateta brace on 23' and 36'. The leveller didn't arrive until the 76th minute, thanks to a penalty converted by Hofmann. With 83 on the clock, Hofmann was involved again, whipping in a corner which Ginter turned into the net to clinch the win.

LINE-UPS
2-Mainz 05:
 Zentner, St. Juste, Luca Kilian, Niakhate, Brosinski, Latza (Dong-won Ji, 79'), Malong (Leandro Barreiro, 64'), Öztunali (Fernandes, 64'), Boëtius, Quaison (Burkhardt, 67') and Mateta. 
3-Borussia Mönchengladbach: Sommer, Jantschke (Plèa, 53'), Elvedi, Ginter, Wendt, Kramer (Neuhaus, 59'), Stindl (M. Thuram, 53'), Reitz (Hofmann, 59'), Lainer, Embolo (Wolf, 71') and Herrmann.

Goals
0-1 (min. 15): Stindl.
1-1 (min. 23): Mateta.
2-1 (min. 36): Mateta.
2-2 (min. 76): Hofmann, penalty.
2-3 (min. 83): Ginter.
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