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Lookman scores winner in Gladbach on dream debut

New signing Ademola Lookman comes off the bench to score 89th minute winner | 1,300 RBL fans support the boys at Borussia-Park

A hugely important away win for Die Roten Bullen in Gladbach, as Ralph Hasenhüttl’s men snatch a late goal to beat Borussia Mönchengladbach 1-0. New signing Ademola Lookmam came off the bench in the 88th minute, before grabbing the winning goal ten minutes later.

There were just two clear-cut chances in the first half, as both teams cancelled each other out with a disciplined defensive display. The game opened up in the second half, with more chances at both end. In the end, it was Lookman who broke the deadlock with a fine goal in the 89th minute.
 

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1,300 RBL fans were at Borussia-Park to support the boys...
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... and they witnessed an evenly-matched game that we managed to win in the dying minutes.

Personell

• Head coach Ralph Hasenhüttl made just one change the team from our last outing – Naby Keita returning to the starting XI after recovering from his cold. Jean-Kévin Augustin, meanwhile, started on the bench.
• Right back Lukas Klostermann lined up at left back, as Konrad Laimer retained his spot at right back.
• Ademola Lookman was straight into the scored and celebrated a dream debut, scoring the winner after coming on.
• Emil Forsberg and Marcel Halstenberg both missed out with an injury.
 

Statistics

Borussia Mönchengladbach:
Sippel – Elvedi, Ginter, Vestergaard, Jantschke – Kramer, Zakaria – Herrmann (58' Cuisance), Grifo – Hazard, Stindl (C)

RB Leipzig:
Gulácsi – Laimer, Orban (C), Upamecano, Klostermann – Keita, Demme (90' +3 Ilsanker) – Kampl, Bruma (78' Lookman) – Sabitzer, Werner

Referee:
Tobias Stieler (Hamburg)

Goal:

0-1 Lookman (88')

Yellow cards:

Stindl, Jantschke | Sabitzer, Laimer

Matchday 21, Bundesliga
Borussia Mönchengladbach

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Sat, 3rd February

RB Leipzig
18:30 CET
BORUSSIA-PARK, Mönchengladbach

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