Watch: Fabian Johnson scores for Mönchengladbach vs. Bayern Munich

Saturday December 5th, 2015

Fabian Johnson's great run of form with Borussia Mönchengladbach continued with another appearance on the scoresheet on Saturday, as the German-born American scored his club's third goal to put it up 3-0 in an eventual 3-1 win over powerhouse Bayern Munich, the first time the defending champions have lost this season. 

Playing in a more advanced midfield position than the defensive role he normally occupies with the United States, Johnson found himself with a breakaway chance in the 68th minute. Coralling a lofted through ball by Mahmoud Dahoud, Johnson stayed onside, bared down on Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, and finished cleanly with his right foot to send Borussia-Park into hysterics. 

The goal is Johnson's fifth in a little more than a month for 'Gladbach, a run that started with a goal against Juventus in the Champions League on November 3rd. The goal helps his club's push up the table, as 'Gladbach pursues a spot in next season's Champions League. With the win, Gladbach currently sits in third position in the Bundesliga, six points behind Borussia Dortmund. 

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