Mahmoud Dahoud (l.) scored the only goal of the game as Borussia Mönchengladbach edged Rhine rivals 1. FC Köln on Saturday. - © gettyimages / Rose
Mahmoud Dahoud (l.) scored the only goal of the game as Borussia Mönchengladbach edged Rhine rivals 1. FC Köln on Saturday. - © gettyimages / Rose
Bundesliga

Justifiable praise for Rhine derby hero Dahoud

Borussia Mönchengladbach midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud is unlikely to forget the 22nd Bundesliga appearance of his burgeoning career in a hurry.

Match report: Gladbach 1-0 Köln

The 20-year-old carved his name into club folklore by netting the only goal of the game in the 84th Rhine derby with 1. FC Köln, drawing praise from all quarters following yet another polished individual display.

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Man of the match

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A team player