The home side Borussia Mönchengladbach were in control, leading 1-0 in the Bundesliga game. But VfB Stuttgart turned the game around and won 2-1.
Borussia Mönchengladbach took the lead in added-time in the first half when Lars Stindl scored a goal, with an assist by Christoph Kramer. The goal was his 13th on target in the league this season.
Wataru Endo equalised for VfB Stuttgart in the 72nd minute, from a pass from Philipp Forster.
Sasa Kalajdzic scored the decider, with an assist by Pascal Stenzel, in the 77th minute. It was Kalajdzic’s 16th goal. The team had then turned the match around, what brought the final score to 1-2.
Borussia Mönchengladbach have 2 wins and and 3 losses with a 12–11 goal difference in the last 5 games, while VfB Stuttgart have 2 wins and and 3 losses and a 6–9 goal difference.
With one game remaining, Borussia Mönchengladbach are in eighth place in the table and VfB Stuttgart are in ninth.
In the next round on Saturday, Mönchengladbach face Werder away at Wohninvest Weserstadion, while Stuttgart host Arminia Bielefeld.