Borussia Mönchengladbach can say thank you to Marcus Thuram (22 years old). The French striker scored the goal of the German victory on Thursday night against AS Roma (1-2, 4th round of Europa League). A marked achievement in the last moments of the game, celebrated as usual with the corner post (a celebration that becomes cult to believe the German media), which raises his own in the race for qualification. Marco Rose, his coach, is in love.
"Marcus is doing an amazing job right now. I think he is a very big player in intense weeks, he bites in the matches, he is a very important player because he has the sense of purpose of course. Because he has a good pace, because he is a good footballer, so we congratulate him so much today ", the coach told a post-match press conference, relayed by kicker. Yann Sommer, the Swiss doorman of Gladbach, is also under the spell.
Sacred series in progress
"He's often in the right place at the right time and it's very precious for us to have someone like this in front of us", launched the Helvetian international in mixed zone. It must be said that the old Guingampais is very strong in recent weeks. He has just tied four goals in four games in all competitions, and this, against the sacred opponents: Eintracht Frankfurt, Borussia Dortmund, Bayer Leverkusen and therefore AS Roma.
Since the beginning of the year, the international Espoirs tricolore (5 caps) has found the net in 8 times in all competitions. Add to that 4 assists on his last 10 outings. A success that allows residents of Borussia Park to be leaders in the Bundesliga and still race in the Europa League. What to comfort them to have spent almost 12 M € to afford the services of Marcus Thuram this summer.