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Gladbach will be facing visiting club RB Leipzig at Borussia-Park in this Bundesliga 1 clash on Saturday.
All Borussia Mönchengladbach v RB Leipzig match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (including the best match odds).
Gladbach will play in this game following on from a 3-3 Bundesliga 1 draw versus Darmstadt.
In that match, Borussia Mönchengladbach managed 64% possession and 22 attempts at goal with 10 of them on target. For Borussia Mönchengladbach, the goalscorers were Jordan Siebatcheu (56'), Florian Neuhaus (73') and Tomáš Čvančara (77'). At the other end, Darmstadt 98 got 15 shots on goal with 8 of them on target. Marvin Mehlem (8'), Matej Maglica (10') and Tim Skarke (33') scored for Darmstadt.
Three or more goals per game were recorded in 5 of the last 6 meetings where Borussia Mönchengladbach have taken part. Opposition teams scored 12 of them in these games while Borussia Mönchengladbach amassed a tally of 17.
RB Leipzig come into this meeting following on from a 1-3 Champions League win as they beat BSC Young Boys in their previous game.
In that match, RB Leipzig had 45% possession and 21 attempts on goal with 9 on target. For RB Leipzig, the scorers were Mohamed Simakan (3'), Xaver Schlager (73') and Benjamin Šeško (92'). Young Boys Bern got 8 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Meschak Elia (33') scored for BSC Young Boys.
In a total of 5 of the previous 6 clashes featuring RB Leipzig, three or more goals have been hit. The average number of goals per match in that spell is 3.67, with the number of goals averaged by RB Leipzig equalling 2.83. Nevertheless, time will tell if the trend might be maintained in this next match.
Heading into this contest, RB Leipzig have left without a victory over Borussia Mönchengladbach in away games against them for the last 3 league games.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels dating back to 31/10/2020, both clubs have shared the honours with Gladbach winning 3 of those games, RB Leipzig 3 and 0 being drawn after 90 minutes of play.
A combined sum of 21 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 10 from Gladbach and 11 coming from Leipzig. The average goals per game has been 3.5.
The previous league meeting between the two was Bundesliga 1 match day 24 on 11/03/2023 which finished with the scoreline of RB Leipzig 3-0 Borussia Mönchengladbach.
On that day, RB Leipzig had 66% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 9 on target. The goals were scored by Timo Werner (58'), Emil Forsberg (71') and Joško Gvardiol (80').
At the other end, Borussia Mönchengladbach got 7 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target.
The referee was Matthias Jöllenbeck.
Team News: Gladbach
In our view, Gladbach should employ a 3-5-2 formation this time and select Moritz Nicolas, Nico Elvedi, Ko Itakura, Maximilian Woeber, Joseph Scally, Rocco Reitz, Julian Weigl, Kouadio Kone, Luca Netz, Franck Honorat and Jordan Pefok.
Team News: RB Leipzig
We are inclined to think that Leipzig could decide to utilise a 4-4-2 system using Janis Blaswich, Benjamin Henrichs, Mohamed Simakan, Castello Lukeba, David Raum, Xavi Simons, Xaver Schlager, Kevin Kampl, Fabio Carvalho, Benjamin Sesko and Ikoma Lois Openda.
We envisage that RB Leipzig can create a decent amount of chances and shots on target.
At the other end, Borussia Mönchengladbach may well struggle to get goals of their own but we do fancy them managing to get on the scoresheet as well here.
We’re therefore anticipating a 1-3 winning score for RB Leipzig come full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Borussia-Park (54,022)
Captain: Jonas Omlin
Chairman: Rolf Königs
Manager: Gerardo Seoane
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 14, DFB-Pokal (First Round)
⭐ Star Man: Tomáš Čvančara
Normally deployed in the Striker position, Tomáš Čvančara was born in Czech Republic. After making a first senior appearance for Baumit Jablonec in the 2017 - 2018 season, the accomplished Forward has accumulated 3 league goals in this Bundesliga 2023 - 2024 season to date from a total of 4 appearances.