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Freiburg will be visiting Borussia-Park on Saturday for the Bundesliga 1 showdown with hosts Gladbach.
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Gladbach are hoping to win again after their last result, a 0-3 Bundesliga 1 victory over Schalke.
In that game, Borussia Mönchengladbach managed 71% possession and 20 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. For Borussia Mönchengladbach, the scorers were Lars Stindl (15') and Stefan Lainer (63'). FC Schalke 04 got 4 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. Frederik Rønnow (72' Own goal) was the scorer for Schalke.
It has been seldom in recent games that Borussia Mönchengladbach have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Gladbach have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, shipping 10 goals on the way.
Analysis of their past results shows that Borussia Mönchengladbach:
- have not emerged victorious against Freiburg in their previous 2 league games.
- haven’t won at home in the past 3 league games.
Freiburg will go into this meeting following a 2-0 Bundesliga 1 win against Augsburg in their previous match.
In that game, Freiburg had 56% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 5 on target. For Freiburg, the goalscorers were Roland Sallai (51') and Philipp Lienhart (79'). FC Augsburg 1907 got 20 shots on goal with 7 on target.
The trend of at least one team drawing a blank in games featuring Freiburg has been fairly consistent in recent matches. A glance at their last six outings shows that it’s happened 5 times. In those clashes, their opponents have managed a goal tally of 6 while Freiburg have scored 4. That kind of trend isn’t assured to follow through into this game, however.
Heading into this contest, Freiburg have not registered a win against Borussia Mönchengladbach when they've played them away from home in the last 10 league games. It has been a terrible run on the road.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels stretching back to 05/05/2018, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with Gladbach winning 2 of those games, Freiburg 2 and 2 being draws after 90 minutes of play.
A sum of 21 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 11 for Gladbach and 10 coming from Freiburg. The average goals per game has been 3.5.
The previous league game featuring these clubs was Bundesliga 1 match day 10 on 05/12/2020 which ended up with the score at Freiburg 2-2 Borussia Mönchengladbach.
On that occasion, Freiburg had 39% possession and 21 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. Goals were scored by Philipp Lienhart (32') and Vincenzo Grifo (49').
On the other side, Borussia Mönchengladbach got 12 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Breel Embolo (23') and Alassane Pléa (50') scored.
The referee was Tobias Stieler.
Team News: Gladbach
Torben Müsel (Unknown Injury) and Jonas Hofmann (Corona virus) will be missing for Gladbach gaffer Marco Rose. Ramy Bensebaini is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Freiburg
Owing to an otherwise healthy squad, there is just the one fitness issue for the Freiburg gaffer Christian Streich to be concerned about. Woo-yeong Jeong (Minor Knock) won’t be playing here.
When taking all factors into account, Freiburg have enough to score a goal against this Gladbach side, but it probably shouldn’t be enough to avoid a loss.
We can see a close game with a 2-1 winning margin for Gladbach when the full-time whistle blows. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
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 10
🔑 Star Man: Florian Neuhaus
Typically used in the Centre Midfield position, Florian Neuhaus was born in Germany. After making a first senior appearance for 1860 Munich in the 2016 - 2017 season, the gifted Midfielder has scored 5 league goals in the Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 25 appearances.