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Mönchengladbach strengthen grip on fourth

Published: Sunday 18 December 2011, 19.30CET
VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach consolidated fourth place in the Bundesliga with a 1-0 victory against 1. FSV Mainz 05, while Hannover 96 drew 1-1 with 1. FC Kaiserslautern.
Mönchengladbach strengthen grip on fourth
Patrick Herrmann (right) celebrates his winner for Mönchengladbach against Mainz ©Getty Images
Published: Sunday 18 December 2011, 19.30CET

Mönchengladbach strengthen grip on fourth

VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach consolidated fourth place in the Bundesliga with a 1-0 victory against 1. FSV Mainz 05, while Hannover 96 drew 1-1 with 1. FC Kaiserslautern.

VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach are just four points off the Bundesliga summit following a 1-0 victory against 1. FSV Mainz 05.

Beaten at FC Augsburg last weekend, Mönchengladbach bounced back to consolidate fourth place in the standings thanks to Patrick Herrmann's fifth-minute effort. Lucien Favre's charges are now just a point shy of Borussia Dortmund and FC Schalke 04, second and third respectively, heading into the winter break.

In the day's only other fixture, seventh-placed Hannover 96 were held to a 1-1  draw at 1. FC Kaiserslautern, who nevertheless remain in the relegation zone.

Last updated: 18/12/11 20.02CET

Results

German Bundesliga 2011/12

Matches
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Last updated: 20/12/2011 10:28 CET

18/12/2011

MönchengladbachMönchengladbach1-0MainzMainz

Herrmann 5

Venue: Monchengladbach

18/12/2011

KaiserslauternKaiserslautern1-1HannoverHannover

Nemec 68

Abdellaoue 13

Venue: Kaiserslautern

17/12/2011

SchalkeSchalke5-0BremenBremen

Raúl González 16, 20, 63, Papadopoulos 67, Huntelaar 70

Venue: Gelsenkirchen

17/12/2011

HoffenheimHoffenheim1-1HerthaHertha

Salihović 21

Hubník 90+1

Venue: Sinsheim

17/12/2011

LeverkusenLeverkusen0-3NürnbergNürnberg

Didavi 8, Hegeler 22, Pekhart 73

Venue: Leverkusen

17/12/2011

FreiburgFreiburg1-4DortmundDortmund

Rosenthal 34

Lewandowski 7, 69, Gündoğan 43, Grosskreutz 59

Venue: Freiburg

17/12/2011

WolfsburgWolfsburg1-0StuttgartStuttgart

Polter 74

Venue: Wolfsburg

17/12/2011

HamburgHamburg1-1AugsburgAugsburg

Guerrero 66

Oehrl 63

Venue: Hamburg

16/12/2011

BayernBayern3-0KölnKöln

Gomez 48, Alaba 63, Kroos 88

Venue: Munich

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