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2018/19 German Bundesliga
  • Florian Neuhaus (49')
  • Davy Klaassen (79')

Gladbach draw with Werder, lose ground in Champions League race

Borussia Moenchengladbach stumbled to a 1-1 draw against visitors Werder Bremen on Sunday to miss their chance to close in on fourth place and a possible spot in next season's Champions League.

Gladbach, looking for their first home win since January, hit the woodwork in the first half and went ahead in the 49th with Florian Neuhaus.

But Davy Klaassen was left unmarked in the 79th to level for the visitors, who remain unbeaten in 2019.

Gladbach have now managed just one win in their last eight league games, and are fifth on 48 points, with Eintracht Frankfurt in fourth on 52 with six games left.

Werder, who have now scored in each of their last 29 league matches, dropped to eighth on 43.

The top four teams advance to next season's lucrative Champions League group stage.

Champions Bayern Munich returned to top spot after demolishing Borussia Dortmund 5-0 on Saturday to move a point clear of their title rivals.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Bayern Munich 22 +38 46
2 RB Leipzig 22 +31 45
3 Borussia Dortmund 22 +31 42
4 Borussia Monchengladbach 21 +18 42
5 Bayer Leverkusen 22 +9 40
6 Schalke 04 22 +5 36
7 SC Freiburg 22 0 33
8 TSG Hoffenheim 22 -2 33
9 VfL Wolfsburg 22 0 31
10 Eintracht Frankfurt 22 +2 28
11 FC Augsburg 22 -11 27
12 FC Union Berlin 22 -8 26
13 Hertha Berlin 22 -11 26
14 FC Cologne 21 -14 23
15 Mainz 22 -17 22
16 Fortuna Düsseldorf 22 -25 17
17 Werder Bremen 22 -26 17
18 SC Paderborn 07 22 -20 16