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Borussia-Park (ATT 39,000) 28th November 2012 - Kick off 19:00 Ref: Robert Hartmann

M'gladbach Borussia Monchengladbach vs Wolfsburg Wolfsburg

M'gladbach 2

J Arango (11)
T Jantschke (44)

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Gladbach halt Wolfsburg revival

Last Updated: 28/11/12 9:44pm

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Tony Jantschke: Added a second for the hosts

Tony Jantschke: Added a second for the hosts

Borussia Monchengladbach halted struggling Wolfsburg's recent revival with a 2-0 victory in their Bundesliga clash.

The Wolves came into the game with seven points from nine which had moved them clear of the bottom three.

But they fell behind after 11 minutes thanks to Juan Arango's fine volley and Tony Jantschke's close-range finish shortly before half-time gave them some breathing space.

The Wolves were second best throughout and Bas Dost's late effort against the outside of a post was as close as they came to pulling one back.

The hosts went in front in some style, Arango volleying the ball into the right corner from 22 yards.

At the other end Makoto Hasebe saw a header parried by Gladbach goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Diego sent a free-kick inches wide of the left post.

But the Foals were looking more threatening and - more importantly - taking their chances, and they doubled their lead just before the break.

A corner from Havard Nordtveit was headed on by Arango and Jantschke stabbed the ball home at the far post.

Gladbach started the second half strongly and visiting goalkeeper Diego Benaglio was forced to save from Patrick Herrmann, Nordtveit and Lukas Rupp in the opening five minutes.

Wolfsburg refused to throw in the towel, though, and pushed forward as the half wore on, looking for a way back into the match.

But Dost fired their best chance against the outside of a post as the Wolves' three-match unbeaten run came to an end.

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German Bundesliga

German Bundesliga
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bayern Munich 29 73
2 Wolfsburg 29 61
3 Bayer Leverkusen 29 54
4 Borussia Monchengladbach 29 54
5 Schalke 30 42
6 FC Augsburg 29 42
7 Werder Bremen 29 38
8 Mainz 30 37
9 Hoffenheim 29 37
10 Borussia Dortmund 29 36
11 Eintracht Frankfurt 29 36
12 Cologne 29 34
13 Hertha Berlin 29 34
14 SC Freiburg 29 29
15 Hannover 96 29 29
16 SC Paderborn 07 29 27
17 Stuttgart 29 26
18 Hamburg 29 25