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The Bundesliga 1 meeting at Borussia-Park on Tuesday sees home side Gladbach go into battle with Werder Bremen.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Gladbach v Werder Bremen can be found here - along with the latest match odds.
Gladbach will play in this game after a 2-2 Bundesliga 1 tied result vs Stuttgart.
In that game, Borussia Mönchengladbach managed 41% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. For Borussia Mönchengladbach, the goals were scored by Lars Stindl (35') and Denis Zakaria (61'). VfB Stuttgart got 19 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. Nicólas González (58') and Silas Wamangituka (90') scored for Stuttgart.
Fixtures featuring Borussia Mönchengladbach have tended to be entertaining affairs recently with plenty of scoring expected. Over their past 6 clashes, the sum of 24 goals have been scored for both teams combined (at an average of 4 goals per game) with 15 of those being chalked up by Gladbach.
Heading into this contest, Borussia Mönchengladbach have not been beaten in the league by Werder Bremen in their last 9 matches. A long run without a loss.
Werder Bremen come into this match after a 2-0 Bundesliga 1 win to beat Augsburg in their most recent match.
In that match, Werder Bremen managed 48% possession and 11 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. For Werder Bremen, goals were scored by Theodor Gebre Selassie (84') and Felix Agu (87'). FC Augsburg 1907 got 6 shots on goal with 1 of them on target.
Throughout their 6 latest matches, Florian Kohfeldt's Werder Bremen have found the back of the net 8 times, yielding them the goals scored per game average of 1.33.
Pre-game facts show that Werder Bremen:
- have left without a victory over Borussia Mönchengladbach when having played them away from home in the previous 9 matches in the league. It has been a terrible run on the road.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 away league matches.
Head to head
Checking on their most recent head to head meetings stretching back to 15/10/2017 shows us that Gladbach have won 3 of these games & Werder Bremen 0, with the number of drawn results standing at 3.
In all, 16 goals were produced between them in these games, with 11 from Gladbach and 5 for Werder. The average goals per game has been 2.67.
The last league match featuring the two was Bundesliga 1 match day 28 on 26/05/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Werder Bremen 0-0 Borussia Mönchengladbach.
On that day, Werder Bremen managed 44% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 7 on target.
Borussia Mönchengladbach had 8 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target.
The referee was Manuel Gräfe.
Team News: Gladbach
Jan Olschowsky (Ankle Injury), Mamadou Doucouré (Knock), Valentino Lazaro (groin strain), Rocco Reitz (Pubitis), Torben Müsel (Unknown Injury), Breel Embolo (Quarantine) and Famana Quizera (Shoulder Injury) won’t be playing for Gladbach boss Marco Rose. Marcus Thuram is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Werder Bremen
Bremen manager Florian Kohfeldt has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Nick Woltemade (Virus Infection), Ludwig Augustinsson (Muscular problems), Christian Groß (Calf Problems), Patrick Erras (Problems with the hip flexor) and Niclas Füllkrug (Ankle problems) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
Our thinking is that Gladbach will most probably see a lot of the ball and convert quite a few goal-scoring opportunities.
In contrast, Werder Bremen could well struggle to make a breakthrough although we do see them getting enough chances to score, too.
We reckon that it will be a decent 3-1 winning score for Gladbach after 90 minutes.
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 7, DFB-Pokal (Third Round), Champions League (Last 16)
🔑 Key Man: Breel Embolo
Mostly taking to the field in the Striker position, Breel Embolo was born in Yaoundé, Cameroon. After having played his first senior match for FC Basel 1893 in the 2013 - 2014 season, the gifted Forward has accumulated 3 league goals in the Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 season so far in a total of 13 appearances.