- Frankfurt: Trapp; Toure, Abraham, Hinteregger, NDicka; Ilsanker; Kamada, Rode, Sow, Kostic; Dost
- Gladbach: Sommer; Lainer, Ginter, Elvedi, Bensebaini; Strobl, Neuhaus; Thuram, Hofmann, Plea; Embolo.
Frankfurt 0 Gladbach 1
Frankfurt struggling to keep the ball and stop Gladbach at the moment.
GOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLL!!!!!- It’s 2-0!
Marcus Thuram slots in from inside six yards with a simple ball cut across the box.
Gladbach can hit on the counter all game long now. Frankfurt don’t look confident and are with little movement in midfield.
Kostic dribbles out of a trap and the ball ends up being thumped through into the box for a forward, who turns and stabs the ball through Sommer’s legs, watching it roll past an unguarded net.
Embolo has a chance to volley a shot from 20 yards but lifts it over.
Kostic is booked for catching Lainer in the face accidentally while chasing a ball.
45 mins – Frankfurt 0 Gladbach 2
Gladbach hold back and come out second followed by the referees. Frankfurt enter their home field 2-0 down.
Kamada nearly pulls one back!
Frankfurt are trying to attack but finding that Gladbach are well prepared to hit on the counter.
Thuram, Plea and Embolo have a lot of pace between them.
Monchengladbach make a sub. Thuram comes off, Herrmann on.
Great goalkeeping by Trapp.
Frankfurt 0 Gladbach 3
Bensebaini smashes a penalty low to the left of the goal.
Andre Silva scores! GOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLL
Frankfurt 1 Gladbach 3
Hofmann has an empty net but Hinteregger managed to block it with his right foot.