BERLIN (AP) — Fabian Johnson helped Borussia Moenchengladbach to a 3-1 win over Bayern Munich that ended the league leader’s unbeaten start to the Bundesliga on Saturday.
The United States international sealed the result in the 68th, two minutes after Lars Stindl made it 2-0 to ‘Gladbach.
Bayern paid the price for missing several chances in the first half when Oscar Wendt opened the scoring in the 54th.
Franck Ribery came on with 15 minutes remaining and marked his return after 269 days out injured by scoring what proved Bayern’s consolation in the 81st.
“When you play against Bayern Munich, you have to play with conviction and the guys did that,” said ‘Gladbach coach Andre Schubert, who has nine wins and one draw since taking over. Before Schubert, ‘Gladbach had lost its opening five games.
Also, Hertha Berlin defeated 10-man Bayer Leverkusen 2-1, Augsburg won 1-0 at Cologne, Mainz won 3-1 at Hamburger SV, and Ingolstadt drew 1-1 with Hoffenheim, which equalized in the fifth minute of injury time through Mark Uth.
Second-place Borussia Dortmund was hoping to take advantage of Bayern’s slip-up later at…