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The crucial DFB-Pokal quarter-final clash between Gladbach and Borussia Dortmund is taking place on Tuesday. Being that there’s a date with the semi-finals as the reward for the club that gets through, we look set for a great game of football between the two sides.
All Gladbach v Borussia Dortmund match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (including the best match odds).
Gladbach will be looking for an improved result here after the 3-2 Bundesliga 1 defeat last time out to RB Leipzig.
In that game, Borussia Mönchengladbach had 34% possession and 5 shots at goal with 2 on target. For Borussia Mönchengladbach, the goalscorers were Jonas Hofmann (6') and Marcus Thuram (19'). On the other side, RB Leipzig had 20 attempts at goal with 10 on target. Christopher Nkunku (57'), Yussuf Poulsen (66') and Alexander Sørloth (90') scored for RB Leipzig.
It’s not been often in recent times where Borussia Mönchengladbach haven’t conceded. In fact, Gladbach have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 10 goals during that time.
Borussia Dortmund come into this game following a 3-0 Bundesliga 1 win in the defeat of Arminia Bielefeld in their last fixture.
In that game, Borussia Dortmund managed 62% possession and 20 shots at goal with 9 on target. For Borussia Dortmund, the goalscorers were Mahmoud Dahoud (48'), Jadon Sancho (58') and Reinier (81'). Arminia Bielefeld had 8 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target.
In their previous half-dozen outings, Borussia Dortmund have helped themselves to a total of 16 goals. Dortmund have also scored on each one of those occasions. During those fixtures, they have had 8 goals go into their own net. That trend won’t necessarily be sustained here, however.
Head to head
A look at their past head to head clashes dating back to 18/05/2019 shows us that Gladbach have won 1 of these games & Borussia Dortmund 5, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 0.
18 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 6 of them from Gladbach and 12 coming from Dortmund. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.
The previous league clash featuring these sides was Bundesliga 1 match day 18 on 22/01/2021 when it ended Borussia Mönchengladbach 4-2 Borussia Dortmund.
That time, Borussia Mönchengladbach managed 42% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. Goals were scored by Nico Elvedi (11', 32'), Ramy Bensebaïni (49') and Marcus Thuram (78').
For their opponents, Borussia Dortmund got 15 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. Erling Håland (22', 28') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Manuel Gräfe.
Team News: Gladbach
Famana Quizera (Shoulder Injury), Mamadou Doucouré (Knock), Torben Müsel (Unknown Injury) and Stefan Lainer (Hamstring Injury) will be missing for Gladbach manager Marco Rose.
Team News: Borussia Dortmund
Dortmund manager Edin Terzić has some current player fitness concerns. Manuel Akanji (Torn Muscle Fibre), Axel Witsel (Achilles tendon rupture) and Marcel Schmelzer (Knee Surgery) will miss out on this game.
We’ve got the feeling that Gladbach will likely be able to score a goal against this Borussia Dortmund outfit, although one goal probably won’t quite be as many as they will have scored against them.
We can see a tight encounter finishing with a 1-2 winning margin for Borussia Dortmund by the conclusion of the game. It really should be an interesting one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Borussia-Park (54,022)
Captain: Lars Stindl
Chairman: Rolf Königs
Manager: Marco Rose
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 8, DFB-Pokal (Quarter-Finals), Champions League (Last 16)
⭐ Key Player: Lars Stindl
Generally deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Lars Stindl was born in Speyer, Germany. After making a first senior appearance for Karlsruhe in the 2007 - 2008 season, the accomplished Midfielder has hit 10 league goals in the Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 22 appearances.