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Gladbach’s Adi Hütter credits Yann Sommer in “spectacular” draw with Bayern Munich

Despite some calls that did not go his way, Adi Hütter was happy with a draw against Bayern Munich.

Borussia Mönchengladbach v FC Bayern München - Bundesliga Photo by Christian Verheyen/Borussia Moenchengladbach via Getty Images

New Borussia Mönchengladbach manager Adi Hütter was happy to see his team earn a draw with Bayern Munich and credit goalkeeper Yann Sommer for his performance in between the sticks.

”We saw a spectacular game in which it was always back and forth. We can thank an outstanding Yann Sommer, who kept the team in the game,” Hütter said after the game (as captured by Tz.

Hütter, though, lamented his squad’s bad luck — on another day, Bayern Munich could have been assessed two penalties.

“If you look closely, you can see that he (Marcus Thuram) was touched. Marco Fritz had to rely on the video referee Cologne. It’s funny that he didn’t send him outside to watch the scene. But there’s no point whining now, he didn’t give it,” Hütter said.

It was the second play on Thuram, though, that set Hütter off.

“For me, that’s the clearer one, can be given. Nevertheless, we had it in our own hands and Bayern had it chances,” said Hütter. “In the heat of the moment I saw the yellow, but maybe you understand the coach’s thoughts when you could almost have scored the winning goal. But I apologized to the fourth and to the referee, if I were to go into the dressing room now, I could already have a coffee with him.”