Gladbach - FC Bayern

Germany: DFB Pokal
Gladbach K. Kone (2), R. Bensebaini (15), R. Bensebaini (Pen. 21), B. Embolo (51), B. Embolo (57)
Stadion im BORUSSIA-PARK5-0
FC Bayern

Bayern crash out of DFB-Pokal after humiliating defeat against Gladbach

By Rune Gjerulff

Borussia Mönchengladbach sensationally thrashed Bayern München 5-0 at Borussia-Park in the second round of the DFB-Pokal.

Breel Embolo.
Breel Embolo.Photo: Borussia Mönchengladbach

German record champions Bayern München crashed out of the DFB-Pokal after suffering a shock second-round 5-0 defeat at the hands of Borussia Mönchengladbach at Borussia-Park on Wednesday evening.

The home side were off to the perfect start, striking first blood two minutes in through Mané Koné, who struck the ball past Manuel Neuer from within the box to score his first goal in a Gladbach shirt.

Gladbach kept creating opportunities against a shell-shocked Bayern side and deservedly went 2-0 up in the 15th minute as Ramy Bensebaini scored after being picked out in the box by Jonas Hofmann.

Bensebaini was on target again six minutes later, sending the ball past Manuel Neuer from the penalty spot after Lucas Hernandez was adjudged to have brought down Breel Embolo in the box.

Bayern's hopes of turning things around suffered another blow six minutes into the second half when Breel Embolo took advantage of a miscommunication between Bayern centre-backs Niklas Süle and Dayot Upamecano to make it 4-0.

The Swiss forward added another one seven minutes later to round off the show, steering the ball in via the post after he was played in behind.

Bayern created a handful of opportunities to get on the scoresheet during the remainder of the game, but failed to put the ball past Yann Sommer on an evening to forget for the Bavarians.

1Yann Sommer
28Matthias Ginter
30Nico Elvedi
15Louis Beyer ↩54
29Joseph Scally ↩69
8Denis Zakaria
17Kouadio Kone
25Ramy Bensebaini
23Jonas Hofmann ↩73
13Lars Stindl (C) ↩69
36Breel-Donald Embolo ↩73
21Tobias Sippel
7Patrick Herrmann ↪69
10Marcus Thuram ↪73
14Alassane Pléa ↪69
20Luca Netz ↪54
11Hannes Wolf
22László Bénes
26Torben Müsel
32Florian Neuhaus ↪73
FC Bayern
1Manuel Neuer (C)
5Benjamin Pavard
2Dayotchanculle Upamecano ↩55
21Lucas Hernández
19Alphonso Davies ↩55
6Joshua Kimmich
8Leon Goretzka ↩64
7Serge Gnabry ↩67
25Thomas Müller
10Leroy Sané
9Robert Lewandowski
36Christian Früchtl
11Kingsley Coman ↪55
3Omar Richards
4Niklas Süle ↪55
20Bouna Sarr
44Josip Stanisic ↪67
18Marcel Sabitzer
24Corentin Tolisso ↪64
42Jamal Musiala

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