Borussia Monchengladbach will face Borussia Dortmund at Borussia-Park, in Mönchengladbach, in German Bundesliga 34th Round. Borussia Monchengladbach against Borussia Dortmund is the match with big interest after their previous matches at German Bundesliga. This match can be decisive in the fight for the champion title in the Bundesliga and for taking Champions League place for next season. Review our thoughts on this match here below.
Borussia Monchengladbach is still fighting for the place in Champions League for next season. They had the almost perfect season start, however, started to play much weaker after season’s break. After finishing two seasons in a row at 9th place, this year can be much better, especially if they will join top 4 Bundesliga clubs in Champions League group stage. Now team stands at 4th place, however, they failed to win in their 7 last home games in German Bundesliga, losing a big amount of important points. The Bayer Leverkusen and Eintracht Frankfurt still have chances to overtake Monchengladbach, as they are very near in the Standings.
The Foals have a very strong line-up with young and talented players. Alassane Plea, for now, is the best team goalscorer with 12 goals. Thorgan Hazard slowly coming out from the brother’s shadow and leading Borrusia in Germany with 10 scored goals and 10 assists. There are rumors that Dortmund is interested in Belgian. Florian Mayer and Lars Stindl will miss next game due to injuries. Moreover, Florian Neuhaus will miss the next match due to yellow card suspension.
For Borussia Dortmund, this is the last chance to take 3 more points and pray for Bayern’s lost against Eintracht. Now Borussia stands at second place and has 2 points difference with Munich. After a great season start and 10 points handicap with their constant rivals, Dortmund lost lots of points against not strongest opponents and now have to fight for every point. This is the last round and only luck and good Eintracht Frankfurt game can make a miracle for Borussians. About one month ago, Bayern Munich showed that they are much stronger and experienced by winning against Borussia with smashing 5:0 result at Allianz Arena.
This season Paco Alcacer, Marco Reus and Jadon Sancho showing unbelievable results. Paco scored already 18 goals in Bundesliga, which is the second best result in Germany after 22 Lewandowski goals. Marco Reus played almost the whole season, what is not peculiar to him due to permanent injuries, however, he scored 16 goals and made 8 assists. At the end of the season, after the failure of the last games, the nerves took players, and Marco Reus with Marius Wolf received red cards in the game against Schalke and were disqualified for several games. The next match, unfortunately, will miss Achraf Hakimi, Dan-Axel Zagadou and Abdou Diallo due to injuries. Moreover, Marius Wolf still has the 3rd suspended match to go so he will miss the game against Borussia Monchengladbach too. Fortunately, Reus will be among 11 starting players in this important game.
Even with great players and strong football, guests lost to Borussia in 7 games in a row. Borussia Monchengladbach won last time in 2014/15 season in Bundesliga playing at Borussia-Park. Only one match of their last 7 finished with less than 3 games, moreover, only twice match finished without a goal from one of the teams. As we can see, Monchengladbach is a very comfortable opponent for a closing game in Bundesliga.
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