Cristoph Kramer Made Wolfsburg Look Stupid With This Clever Goal
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If there were a book, this would be one of the oldest tricks in it. The Cristoph Kramer goal vs Wolfsburg on Friday wasn’t anything new or special, it was just a reminder to players everywhere to never switch off during match, even for a moment.
Kramer and Borussia Monchengladbach were hosting Wolfsburg in a Friday night contest in the Bundesliga with the home side already in front with goals from Lars Stindl and Raffael. Near the end of the half, Monchengladbach was given a free kick outside the Wolfsburg 18-yard box.
Wolfsburg players just kind of stood around waiting for something to happen. Kramer took advantage with a quick shot that rolled straight into the back of the net.
Quick thinking from Gladbach has them ahead 3-0 at halftime! pic.twitter.com/kDpCaqMP9B— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) April 20, 2018
— Ronan Murphy (@swearimnotpaul) April 20, 2018
C'mon Wolfsburg, you should be better than that. Or were you guys celebrating 4/20 a little too early?
The Kramer goal vs Wolfsburg was the punctuation mark on a 3-0 defeat, which saw the visitors remain in a three-way tie for the final relegation spot with Mainz and Freiburg, who now both have a game in hand. To make matters worse, Wolfsburg’s goal differential went from minus-7 to minus-10, creeping closer to Mainz’s minus-15 (but plenty far away from Freiburg’s minus-24).
Monchengladbach meanwhile is mired firmly in midtable. While the club is within three points of a Europa League spot, it will have to hope for RB Leipzig, Hoffenheim and Eintracht Frankfurt to drop points as all three teams ahead of it have a game in hand.