Created on 19-01-2012 at 00:00 AM
After precisely one month without competitive football, Bayern return to action on Friday evening in the top clash of the Bundesliga weekend, as the league leaders open the second half of the 2011/12 campaign away to fourth-placed Borussia Mönchengladbach (Live in English from 8.15 pm CET on FCB.tv Web Radio). FCB are determined to collect all three points and cement their grip on top spot in the standings.
“We're all delighted that it's starting up again. This is what we've all been working towards," boss Jupp Heynckes declared ahead of his team’s final pre-match training session on Thursday. “We're up against the surprise team of the season so far. Gladbach will be very motivated, and I know it won't be easy," the coach continued, “we have to be prepared for a fierce fight."