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Arminia Bielefeld and Borussia Mönchengladbach share spoils


DSC Arminia Bielefeld and Borussia Mönchengladbach settled for a 1-1 draw in an entertaining Bundesliga Matchday 21 fixture on Saturday afternoon.

Janni Serra gave the hosts the lead in the 18th minute when he curled a perfectly-timed shot past Borussia goalkeeper Yann Sommer into the top corner to the delight of 10,000 fans at the SchücoArena in Bielefeld.

But the visitors bounced back in an end-to-end encounter as Alassane Plea found the back of the net minutes before the half-time break with a fine header.

Both sides had their chances to take the lead and win the match but they were denied by the in-form goalkeepers or their unfortunate finish.

DSC Arminia Bielefeld 1-1 Borussia Mönchengladbach

1-0 Janni Serra (19′)
1-1 Alassane Plea (38′)


DSC Arminia Bielefeld
Ortega – Brunner, Ramos, Nilsson, de Medina (71′ Bello) – Kunze (87′ Castro), Vasiliadis (63′ Schöpf), Wimmer, Okugawa (87′ Prietl), Krüger – Serra (71′ Klos)

Borussia Mönchengladbach
Sommer – Ginter, Friedrich, Elvedi – Lainer, Bensebaini – Koné, Neuhaus – Hofmann, Plea – Embolo (83′ Thuram)

Match Officials

Benjamin Cortus