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2018/19 German Bundesliga
  • Alassane Pléa (10')
  • Lars Stindl (16')
  • Patrick Herrmann (88')

Bayern Munich shut out at home in loss to Borussia Monchengladbach

Borussia Monchengladbach were once again tormentors of Bayern Munich, handing the German champions a 3-0 defeat at the Allianz Arena on Saturday.

Alassane Plea fired home from the edge of the penalty area following a quick exchange of passes in the 10th minute and Lars Stindl scored the second after Jonas Hofmann dispossessed Thiago Alcantara as he tried to play the ball out of defence.

Bayern dominated possession only to be caught out again on the break as Patrick Herrmann netted the third for the visitors with two minutes left, the goal being confirmed by a VAR review.

The loss leaves Bayern in fifth place, four points behind leaders Borussia Dortmund and piles more pressure on under-fire first year manager Niko Kovac.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Bayern Munich 27 +52 61
2 Borussia Dortmund 27 +41 57
3 RB Leipzig 27 +41 54
4 Bayer Leverkusen 27 +20 53
5 Borussia Monchengladbach 27 +19 52
6 VfL Wolfsburg 27 +3 39
7 SC Freiburg 27 -2 37
8 Schalke 04 27 -10 37
9 TSG Hoffenheim 27 -11 36
10 FC Cologne 27 -6 34
11 Hertha Berlin 27 -9 34
12 FC Augsburg 27 -14 30
13 FC Union Berlin 27 -15 30
14 Eintracht Frankfurt 26 -8 28
15 Mainz 27 -24 27
16 Fortuna Düsseldorf 27 -23 24
17 Werder Bremen 26 -30 21
18 SC Paderborn 07 27 -24 18