Union Berlin’s Danilho Doekhi headed in a 97th-minute winner to ship his aspect again to the highest of the Bundesliga in a 2-1 residence win over Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday.
Union accomplished a comeback from a objective down within the final second of the sport, sending the gang into raptures.
Union maintain a one-point lead within the desk over defending champions Bayern Munich, who thrashed Mainz 6-2 on Saturday.
Union, who’ve been unlikely leaders since early September, led at no level within the match till the late twist.
Union’s Dutch striker Sheraldo Becker seemed to have given the house aspect the lead within the twenty ninth minute along with his seventh objective of the season, however the strike was dominated out by VAR for a handball within the build-up.
Simply three minutes later, Gladbach took the lead within the easiest style, with Nico Elvedi heading in a Lars Stindl nook.
With Union vulnerable to a second loss in a row, supervisor Urs Fischer introduced on the cavalry, making 5 adjustments in a 10-minute interval to attempt to get at the least a degree out of the match.
The adjustments labored, with Kevin Behrens heading within the equaliser simply 5 minutes after being introduced onto the sphere.
With the house followers in full voice, Union pushed for a winner and thought that they had claimed the three factors within the 87th minute, however Christopher Trimmel’s objective was dominated out by VAR.
The house followers didn’t want to attend lengthy nevertheless, with midfielder Jamie Leweling crossing for Doekhi to go residence with the final contact of the match.
“We didn’t surrender and we believed in ourselves,” Fischer informed DAZN.
“It was a unbelievable second half.”
A disillusioned Gladbach coach Daniel Farke mentioned: “On the Alte Foersterei you might want to keep awake — and to concede a late objective on this style, is tough to bear.”
Afterward Sunday, Freiburg leapfrogged Borussia Dortmund into third with a 2-0 win away towards Schalke thanks to 2 targets from Italian midfielder Vincenzo Grifo.
Normally a free-kick specialist, Grifo scored an outstanding open play objective in first-half damage time, earlier than including a second from the penalty spot within the 61st minute.
Grifo now has six targets for the season whereas Schalke end the weekend caught to the foot of the desk.
In Sunday’s last recreation, Cologne host Hoffenheim.
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