Monchengladbach win, Bremen tie in German Bundesliga
Hannover on Sunday grabbed a fairy tale start on the road as Bobby Wood opened the scoring with just 22 seconds played after slotting home a pass into path from Niclas Fuellkrueg, reports Xinhua news agency.
The "Foals" remained unimpressed and restored parity through Thorgan Hazard, who curled the ball from inside the box into the far post corner with seven minutes into the game.
Dieter Hecking's men took over and controlled the proceedings on the pitch before the hosts turned the tides in the 44th minute when Michael Lang tapped home from sharp angle to make it 2-1 on the scoreboards.
After the restart, Monchengladbach continued where they left off and extended the lead in the 58th minute as Lars Stindl volleyed home Thorgan Hazard's delivery into the box.
The hosts remained on the front foot and put the result beyond doubt after Denis Zakaria had all time and space to score with a well-placed effort into the far post corner in the 77th minute.
Elsewhere, Werder Bremen secured a late 1-1 draw against Freiburg to recover from three losses in row.
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