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Eintracht Frankfurt 1-3 Borussia Monchengladbach: Plea, Thuram star as visitors go third

Alassane Plea, Marcus Thuram and Ramy Bensebaini got the goals in an easy 3-1 Borussia Monchengladbach win at Frankfurt.

Borussia Monchengladbach resumed their Bundesliga campaign in impressive fashion, Alassane Plea and Marcus Thuram inspiring a 3-1 win at Eintracht Frankfurt that lifts them above RB Leipzig.

Earlier on the Bundesliga’s first day back following the coronavirus-enforced hiatus, Julian Nagelsmann’s Leipzig were held to a 1-1 draw by Freiburg – and Gladbach took full advantage, looking every bit Champions League hopefuls.

The hosts failed to even keep Gladbach at bay for a full minute as Plea put the visitors in front, while Thuram – a key player before the suspension in proceedings – knocked in his seventh in the league this season soon after.

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