Alassane Pléa bagged a hat-trick as Borussia Mönchengladbach thumped Shakhtar Donetsk 6-0.
|Alassane Pléa.||Photo: Borussia Mönchengladbach|
'Die Borussen' were already leading 4-0 at the break thanks to two goals from Pléa, an own goal from Valeriy Bondar and a Ramy Bensebaini goal.
Lars Stindl added further to the lead in the 65th minute before Alassane Pléa completed his hat-trick with 78 minutes on the clock.
Gladbach sit top of Group B, having taken five points from three games.