Here is a change. Vura is going off and Boris Schommers gives the last tactical orders to Ondrej Petrak (Nurnberg).
Substitution. Alassane Plea (B. Monchengladbach) has come on for Ibrahima Traore.
Goal! Ibrahima Traore displays great vision and sends a pass to Thorgan Hazard (B. Monchengladbach), who shows brilliant composure inside the box to bury the ball from close range in the back of the net. The score is 0:3.
What bad luck! Lukas Muhl (Nurnberg) got in the way of a pass and unintentionally sent the ball past his own goalkeeper. The score is 0:2.
A crossfield pass from Jonas Hofmann (B. Monchengladbach) fails to find any of his teammates.
Substitution. Sebastian Kerk did his best and is replaced by Timothy Tillman (Nurnberg).
Oscar Wendt (B. Monchengladbach) escapes without any punishment from the referee after using excessive force to foul his opponent.
Goal! Jonas Hofmann provides Josip Drmic (B. Monchengladbach) with a nice pass inside the box. It allows him to finish with a precise effort into the bottom right corner. 0:1.
B. Monchengladbach have a chance to score from a corner kick, but the ball is cleared by a defender.
Jonas Hofmann (B. Monchengladbach) misses a good chance to score. A perfect cross into the box finds Jonas Hofmann (B. Monchengladbach) who rises for a header, but he sends the ball well over the bar.
Louis Jordan Beyer (B. Monchengladbach) can't expect anything else than a yellow card for his hard tackle. And a yellow it is. Frank Willenborg didn't think twice about pulling it out of his pocket.
Sebastian Kerk (Nurnberg) finds himself some space inside the box, collects a rebound and sends an effort in on goal. Yann Sommer pulls off a fantastic reflex save to stop the ball going low into the middle of the target.
The second half has just started.
The game is over for Florian Neuhaus. Jonas Hofmann (B. Monchengladbach) comes on for the second half.
Frank Willenborg has ended the first half by blowing the whistle.
1 min. of stoppage-time to be played.
Frank Willenborg rightly pulls out a yellow card and shows it to Florian Neuhaus (B. Monchengladbach).
Thorgan Hazard (B. Monchengladbach) whips in the corner, but one of the defending players gets a head on it and intercepts.
B. Monchengladbach will take a corner kick.
The resulting set piece from B. Monchengladbach is comfortably intercepted by one of the defending players.
Thorgan Hazard (B. Monchengladbach) makes a good run with the ball into the box, but mishits his shot as it goes well wide of the right post.
Sebastian Kerk (Nurnberg) stands over the free kick and opts to take it himself, but his low effort is straight at Yann Sommer.
Christoph Kramer (B. Monchengladbach) attempts to put the ball in from a rebound with his long-range shot, but it isn't accurate enough and the ball goes wide of the left post.
Nico Elvedi (B. Monchengladbach) strikes the rebound, but it goes well over the bar.
Nurnberg didn't take advantage of the corner and score as the opposition's defence was alert and averted the threat.
A pass from Vura (Nurnberg) is intercepted by Yann Sommer and the move breaks down.
Josip Drmic (B. Monchengladbach) deprives his opponent of the ball, but the referee blows his whistle for a foul. He's not happy with the decision!
Sebastian Kerk (Nurnberg) attempts to find some of his teammates with a dangerous pass from the edge of the box. The opponent's defence, however, intercepts the effort and clears the ball to safety.
Some great controlled play and passing in the middle of the pitch from Nurnberg.
Oscar Wendt (B. Monchengladbach) pulls the jersey of one of the opposition players and Frank Willenborg blows his whistle for a foul.
B. Monchengladbach fail to score from a corner as Christian Mathenia (Nurnberg) leaps to collect the ball.
Vura (Nurnberg) swings a cross into the box, but it's far too close to Yann Sommer, who smothers the ball.
The ball spins to Thorgan Hazard (B. Monchengladbach) on the edge of the box. He hits across the ball and sends it goalwards, but it goes just wide of the left post.
Christoph Kramer (B. Monchengladbach) pulls the shirt of his opponent and only escapes without punishment due to the benevolence of the referee.
The first half has started.
Frank Willenborg was nominated as the referee for this game.
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