BERLIN, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Borussia Moenchengladbach cruised to a four-1 win over Hanover 96 on Sunday thanks to their prolific assault as they secured a fifth win within the final six matches to tighten their maintain on second place within the Bundesliga. First half targets by Thorgan Hazard and Michael Lang cancelled out Bobby Wooden’s shock lead for Hanover after 22 seconds.
Captain Lars Stindl scored towards his former membership within the 58th to give the hosts a two-aim cushion as they remained unbeaten at residence this season.
Substitute Denis Zakaria slotted of their fourth aim within the 77th two minutes, with Gladbach attacking at will and their pace wreaking havoc within the Hanover defence.
They’ve now scored 30 targets from 12 matches, second solely to leaders Borussia Dortmund’s 35.
Gladbach are on 26 factors, 4 behind Dortmund, who beat Mainz 05 2-1 away on Saturday. Champions Bayern Munich are in fifth on 21 after they had been held to a shock three-three residence draw towards promoted Fortuna Duesseldorf on Saturday. (Reporting by Karolos Grohmann; modifying by Ken Ferris)