Gladbach build-up: 5 key facts

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The Allianz Arena hosts a Bundesliga classic this evening when Borussia Mönchengladbach come to town (kick-off 18:30 CEST, follow the game via our Live Ticker). have five stats to whet your appetite for this clash:

First vs. ninth but...

... Bayern have won none of their last 4 games against Mönchengladbach (2 draws, 2 losses). FCB have been victorious in just 4 of the last 13 Bundesliga matches against the Foals (5 draws, 4 losses). The Reds have never gone 5 league games without a win over the Fohlenelf.

A clear record but...

... FCB have lost 2 of the last 5 home games against Gladbach (2 draws, 1 win). However, the Reds' overall home record against Borussia is overwhelmingly positive: W34, D11, L3 (117 scored, 42 conceded). The record for both home and away games is also clear: 45 wins for FCB, 22 for BMG and 29 draws.

Borussia strong at home but...

... Gladbach have won just one of their last 14 Bundesliga games on the road (4 draws, 9 losses). On the other hand, the Foals have picked up 31 of a possible 33 points at home in that time.

1-1 last time but...

... FC Bayern have won 19 of their last 22 home league games. They have also scored an average of exactly 3 goals per game. The only draw in that time was against Gladbach in April (1-1).

Dr. Drees takes charge but…

... That is a good omen because FCB have not lost any of the 12 home games refereed by the 46-year-old doctor from Münster-Sarmsheim (10 wins, 2 draws). His assistants for Saturday are Timo Gerach and Christian Gittelmann. Robert Schröder is the fourth official.

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