Borussia Mönchengladbach captain Lars Stindl missed a penalty and the workforce’s shedding streak stretched to 6 video games throughout all competitions at Augsburg in a 3-1 Bundesliga defeat on Friday.
Gladbach has misplaced each recreation because the membership introduced that coach Marco Rose might be becoming a member of league rival Borussia Dortmund subsequent season.
The most recent defeat will strengthen followers’ calls to let him go earlier than Tuesday’s Champions League recreation towards Manchester Metropolis. Gladbach has a two-goal deficit to make up towards Metropolis from the primary leg of their last-16 tie.
“We’d slightly have per week’s coaching to arrange for the core duties for the time being, particularly factors within the Bundesliga,” mentioned Rose, whose workforce seems to be more likely to lose additional floor within the race for European qualification locations.
Stindl’s penalty miss was the guests’ largest probability in a primary half that they dominated.
Raphael Framberger conceded the spot kick within the 37th minute for a foul on Marcus Thuram, however Stindl shot to the left of the purpose.
“The penalty miss is on my head,” Stindl mentioned. “I really feel sorry for the fellows as a result of we all the time invested a lot and easily didn’t get any reward.”
Gladbach was to rue the miss early within the second half when Ruben Vargas arrived with tempo and powered residence a header from a nook.
“Regardless of the purpose we didn’t disguise, however we nonetheless believed in ourselves,” Stindl mentioned.
Gladbach had had 65% possession and 16 purpose efforts to the house workforce’s seven.
However Marco Richter scored towards the run of play within the 76th with solely Augsburg’s third shot heading in the right direction, and André Hahn confirmed his former workforce’s destiny on a counterattack within the 89th.
“It’s so bitter,” Gladbach scorer Florian Neuhaus mentioned. “It’s getting on my nerves I’ve to say.”
Rose’s workforce remained 10th.
Augsburg moved 10 factors away from the relegation zone.