Borussia Monchengladbach Form
Borussia Monchengladbach failed to win in six straight matches in all competitions. That included UEFA Champions League matches against Inter Milan and Real Madrid and a 2-1 home defeat to Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga.
Marco Rose’s side bounced back by crushing fourth division club Elversberg 5-0 in the DFB-Pokal. Hannes Wolf, László Bénes, Lars Stindl, Patrick Herrmann and Julio Villalba all scored in an easy win.
Borussia Monchengladbach’s last match was a 1-0 win at Arminia Bielefeld in the Bundesliga. They had 24-7 shots, Breel Embolo taking seven of them and scoring the winner in the 58th minute.
Borussia Monchengladbach Team News
Borussia Monchengladbach forward Marcus Thuram still has three games to serve of his five-game ban for spitting.
Midfield is boosted with Florian Neuhaus available after suspension and Denis Zakaria recently making a return after eight months out.
Wingers Ibrahima Traore and Valentino Lazaro are doubtful alongside attacking midfielder Jonas Hofmann.
Left-back Ramy Bensebaini is close to returning after testing positive for COVID-19 to challenge Oscar Wendt for a starting spot.
Bayern Munich Form
Bayern Munich have only lost once this season and are undefeated in their last 20 competitive matches. They sit top of the Bundesliga with a 44-21 goal advantage in 14 matches.
Hansi Flick’s side have conceded first in their previous eight Bundesliga matches. FC Bayern drew 1-1 at Union Berlin but have now won three in a row.
The Bavarians won 2-1 at home against Wolfsburg with two goals to Robert Lewandowski overturning an early deficit. It was exactly the same story in Leverkusen with Lewandowski scoring twice in a 2-1 win.
Bayern Munich found themselves 2-0 down at half time at home against Mainz on Sunday. Goals to Joshua Kimmich, Leroy Sané, Niklas Süle made it 3-1 with Lewandowski scoring two more to complete the comeback.
Bayern Munich Team News
Young centre back Tanguy Nianzou remains out injured. Versatile defender Javi Martinez is close to returning from an adductor injury.
Winger Serge Gnabry is doubtful after suffering a minor injury against Mainz but Kingsley Coman could start after a recent thigh injury.
Midfielder Leon Goretzka is fit again and should start.
Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer can draw level with Oliver Kahn with 196 Bundesliga clean sheets in he keeps a clean sheet in Monchengladbach.
Striker Robert Lewandowski has scored 7 goals in his last 6 matches, nothing three consecutive braces to make it 2 goals in all competitions this season.
Head to Head
Bayern Munich have a 56-25 advantage against Borussia Monchengladbach with 30 draws in 111 matches.
Both clubs won 2-1 at home in the Bundesliga last season.
Borussia Monchengladbach vs Bayern Munich Predictions
Bayern Munich keep conceding first in the Bundesliga which can happen again here. Borussia Monchengladbach could prove a tough nut to crack at home with an exciting match expected.
- Borussia Monchengladbach have seen BTTS & over 2.5 goals in 3 of their last 4 home matches (all competitions).
- Borussia Monchengladbach’s Lars Stindl has scored 5 goals in his last 4 matches (all competitions).
- Borussia Monchengladbach have seen BTTS & over 2.5 goals in 5 of their last 6 matches against Bayern Munich (Bundesliga).
- Bayern Munich are undefeated in their last 20 matches (all competitions).
- Bayern Munich have conceded the first goal in their last 8 matches (Bundesliga).
- Bayern Munich have seen BTTS & over 2.5 goals in 5 of their last 6 matches (Bundesliga).