Bayern Munich failed to extend their lead atop the Bundesliga table after Borussia Monchengladbach held on to beat the leaders 2-1 at Borussia-Park on Saturday,
Thorgan Hazard opened the scoring for the hosts from the penalty spot, beating Sven Ulreich in the Bayern goal after Niklas Sule was whistled for handball in the 37th minute.
Gladbach doubled their lead just before half-time when Matthias Ginter popped up at the back post to redirect a deflected Lars Stindl shot into the back of the...
Forget Borussia Dortmund or upstarts RB Leipzig, the Bundesliga's original Klassiker is Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Monchengladbach. The two heavyweights dominated Germany from the end of the 1960s until 1981, with Bayern winning the league six times and Gladbach five.
Here are five memorable meetings to whet the appetite before Saturday's true Klassiker.
Bayern drunk with success
Back in May 1974, Bayern had just sealed their first hat trick of league titles, with Gladbach only a point behind in...
Borussia Monchengladbach are being investigated by the German football federation (DFB) after their supporters displayed a defamatory banner aimed at their hosts Hoffenheim during Saturday's game.
Ahead of the 3-1 win at Hoffenheim, Gladbach fans presented a tifo highlighting the club's rich history and founding year, 1900. Underneath, a banner accused Hoffenheim owner Dietmar Hopp of "murdering" football.
Gladbach fans also insulted Hopp's mother in a chant, often sung by those fans claiming to...