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Borussia Monchengladbach failed to take their first match point in the race for a place in the Champions League after being held to a goalless draw at Eintracht Frankurt.
A win for the Foals would have given them a chance to wrap up their place in Europe's elite club competition as early as this weekend, but in the end they were fortunate to come away with a draw which leaves them just three points clear of fourth-placed Bayer Leverkusen, who are in action on Saturday.
Frankfurt created more but...
Eintracht Frankfurt striker Alexander Meier, the Bundesliga's leading goal scorer, is out for the season with a knee injury.
The club says Meier will have surgery on his patellar tendon on Tuesday.
Meier tops the Bundesliga with 19 goals, ahead of the Bayern Munich duo of Arjen Robben (17) and Robert Lewandowski (16).
Robben is also out with an injury, meaning Lewandowski could win the scorers' title for the second year running.
The Poland striker topped last season's scoring list with 20 goals...