International Soccer - Germany

Araujo lifts Monchengladbach to fifth straight win

Monchengladbach, Germany ( - Raffael Araujo's second-half tally lifted Borussia Monchengladbach to a fifth consecutive victory in league play on Sunday after a 1-0 win over Freiburg at Borussia Park.

Monchengladbach had the better of the play for the majority of the match, keeping over 60 percent of possession and firing 12 shots. The breakthrough came in the 62nd minute of play.

Oscar Wendt set the play in motion with a crisp cross into Araujo, who was easily able to slip it past Freiburg goalkeeper Oliver Baumann.

The result keeps Monchengladbach in fourth place in the Bundesliga with 28 points from 14 matches, while Freiburg sits in 16th place with just 11 points.

Elsewhere in the Bundesliga on Sunday, Hannover scored on either side of the intermission on Sunday at the AWD Arena en route to a comfortable 2-0 win over 10-man Eintracht.

Mame Biram Diouf sent the hosts in front after 25 minutes and the club took the one-goal margin into the break. In the second half Eintracht's task became even more difficult when Martin Lanig was sent off three minutes prior to the hour mark.

Hannover then put the result to bed in the 67th minute after Szabolcs Huszti smashed one home for the two-goal lead. The result lifts Hannover to ninth place on 17 points, while Eintracht drops into the bottom three with the defeat.

12/01 14:06:17 ET

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