English defender Reece Oxford has made the perfect start to life in Germany, scoring his first goal with the club in a pre-season friendly win over Malaga.

With Borussia Mönchengladbach trailing 1-0 to the Spanish outfit, Oxford converted with 13 minutes left to play. The English teenager, on loan from West Ham, headed home from an Ibrahima Traore corner to bring his side level before Raffael scored a penalty with a few minutes to play, earning Gladbach the 2-1 win.

Oxford has played a major role during the pre-season preparations for Dieter Hecking’s side. He started in both of Gladbach’s games in the Telekom Cup, as well as the friendly matches against Nice and Nürnberg.

The defender was recently part of Gladbach’s Media Day fun with bundesliga.com, and showed off his already impressive German skills...

Watch: Behind the scenes at Gladbach's Media Day!

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