Alassane Plea remained on the bench in France’s 2-0 defeat to the Netherlands on Friday, while fellow Frenchman Michaël Cuisance got 90 minutes in the U20s’ 1-1 draw with Switzerland.
A new position for the captain and praise for his midfield colleague – here is everything you need to know one day after Borussia’s 3-0 friendly win over third tier side Preußen Münster.
Thorgan Hazard played the full match as his Belgium side secured a 2-0 win over Iceland to put them on the verge of a UEFA Nations League group victory. Elsewhere, Matthias Ginter featured as Germany comfortably defeated Russia 3-0 in a friendly.
Borussia have secured a comfortable 3-0 friendly victory against third tier side Preußen Münster at the FohlenPlatz next to BORUSSIA-PARK. Lars Stindl and Torben Müsel were both on the scoresheet for the Foals on Thursday afternoon with the victory completed via a Münster own goal.
Switzerland did not have the best preparation ahead of their important Nations League game losing 1-0 against Qatar. Michael Lang and Denis Zakaria started the game while there were also defeats for Andreas Poulsen and Jordan Beyer.
During this season’s winter break, the Merkur Spiel-Arena in Düsseldorf will host the tenth edition of the Telekom Cup. Borussia will participate in the tournament on 13th January 2019 alongside hosts Fortuna Düsseldorf, FC Bayern München and Hertha BSC.
Jonas Hofmann has been awarded Player of the Month in a poll by Borussia Fans. The midfielder won by seven percentage points in the poll presented by Cichon Personal Management.
In the absence of 10 Foals who have left for international duty, the remaining Gladbach players have been training after the away game against Werder Bremen.
Borussia striker Alassane Plea has been called up to the France senior national team for the very first time ahead of their two upcoming international fixtures.
After the 3-1 win away to Werder Bremen, we sat down with right back Michael Lang and spoke about the significance of the victory, the team’s ambitions and his role at the club.