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Gladbach will be taking on visiting rivals Hoffenheim at Borussia-Park in this Bundesliga 1 clash on Saturday.
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Gladbach will play in this game following a 1-1 Bundesliga 1 drawn match versus Eintracht Frankfurt.
In that match, Borussia Mönchengladbach managed 53% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 7 on target. The scorer for Borussia Mönchengladbach was Alassane Pléa (4'). For their opponents, Eintracht Frankfurt had 18 shots at goal with 4 on target. Paciência (66') scored for Eintracht Frankfurt.
Borussia Mönchengladbach have been conceding pretty frequently lately, although they have also managed to score goals themselves. Analysis of their previous 6 games shows that Borussia Mönchengladbach have seen their goal breached in 5 of them while also scoring in 6 of those games.
Ahead of this clash, Borussia Mönchengladbach have not won against Hoffenheim in their previous 4 league games.
After a loss in their previous game against Bayer Leverkusen in Bundesliga 1 action, Hoffenheim and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, Hoffenheim managed 47% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. For Hoffenheim, the scorers were Georginio Rutter (22') and Christoph Baumgartner (36'). For their opponents, Bayer 04 Leverkusen had 16 attempts at goal with 8 on target. Patrik Schick (34', 76'), Moussa Diaby (73') and Lucas Alario (91') scored for Bayer Leverkusen.
In as many as 5 out of the previous 6 games involving Hoffenheim, at least three goals have been struck. The average number of goals per game during that time is 3.83, with the number of goals averaged by Hoffenheim being 1.33. Such a trend won’t necessarily be carried forward into this next game, however.
Pre-game facts show that Hoffenheim:
- remain undefeated by Borussia Mönchengladbach when having played them away from home in the previous 5 league games. Travelling fans have really enjoyed these clashes.
- have not won away from home in their last 3 league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head-to-head meetings dating back to 04/05/2019 tells us that Gladbach have won 1 of these games and Hoffenheim 2, with the tally of drawn games being 3.
A sum of 19 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 10 for Gladbach and 9 created by Hoffenheim. That is an average goals per game value of 3.17.
The previous league fixture featuring the two was Bundesliga 1 match day 17 on 18/12/2021 when it finished Hoffenheim 1-1 Borussia Mönchengladbach.
On that day, Hoffenheim had 60% possession and 21 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. Their only player to score was Kevin Akpoguma (91').
Borussia Mönchengladbach had 11 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Breel Embolo (35') was the scorer.
The referee was Sven Jablonski.
Team News: Gladbach
Marcus Thuram (Muscular problems) and Tony Jantschke (Knee Surgery) will not be able to play for Gladbach boss Adi Hütter. Nico Elvedi will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
In all likelihood, Gladbach look set to employ a 3-4-2-1 system for the game with Yann Sommer, Louis Beyer, Marvin Friedrich, Ramy Bensebaini, Stefan Lainer, Kouadio Kone, Florian Neuhaus, Luca Netz, Jonas Hofmann, Alassane Plea and Breel Embolo.
Team News: Hoffenheim
We reckon that Hoffenheim could decide to utilise a 4-3-1-2 lineup with a starting lineup of Oliver Baumann, Pavel Kaderabek, Stefan Posch, Kevin Vogt, David Raum, Diadie Samassekou, C. Baumgartner, Angelo Stiller, Andrej Kramaric, Ihlas Bebou and Georginio Rutter.
In our opinion, Borussia Mönchengladbach have it within them to be able to create a decent number of chances and shots on target.
Conversely, Hoffenheim will be up against it to score themselves although we do think it’s probable that they will be scoring as well.
Accordingly, we see a decent 3-1 winning score for Borussia Mönchengladbach after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Borussia-Park (54,041)
Captain: Lars Stindl
Chairman: Rolf Königs
Manager: Adi Hütter
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 10
🔑 Star Player: Jonas Hofmann
Customarily taking to the field in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Jonas Hofmann was born in Heidelberg, Germany. After having played his first senior match for Borussia Dortmund II in the 2012 - 2013 season, the accomplished Midfielder has accumulated 10 league goals in the Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 campaign to date from a total of 25 appearances.