Bundesliga Goals: Hertha fall at Gladback; Schalke breeze past Bochum

Monchengladbach 2 – Hertha Berlin 1 (Bundesliga, August 16, 2009) Roel Brouwers put Gladbach ahead against the run of play with a 23rd minute header before Karim Matmour added a second in the 52nd. Gojko Kacar reduced the arrears immediately but Gladbach held on for their first win of the season.

Schalke 3 – Bochum 0 (Bundesliga, August 16, 2009) Teenage midfielder Christoph Moritz began a miserable evening for Bochum with the first goal six minutes before the break and Felix Magath’s side doubled their advantage within a minute of the restart, Heiko Westermann burying a right-footed shot. Peruvian international Jefferson Farfan then added to the tally on the counterattack 14 minutes from time.