Gladbach v RB Leipzig: Bundesliga Match-day 7

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Bundesliga action on Saturday as Gladbach and Leipzig meet at the Borussia Park – 6:30pm GMT.

Tenth placed Leipzig, are away to eighth placed Gladbach on Saturday.

B Mönchengladbach’s Bundesliga season, has so far seen them gain nine points, going into this game

Gladbach drew 0-0 when they visited SC Freiburg, their disappointment was further deepened, having previously drawn against Mainz, they must now try and get a positive result from this fixture.

Also, Gladbach are quickly becoming the Bundesliga’s draw specialists, having recorded three in their last five fixtures. With nine points (2W, 1L and 3D), they are established in eighth position in the League having won two matches, drawn three meetings, and lost one game.

When Gladbach host Leipzig, they will do so on the back of two victories and one defeats on their own ground.

Victory for B Mönchengladbach would take their points tally to 12 so far this season.

A solid defensive team

Gladbach’s defence has been rock solid so far, only conceding five goals in their previous matches. This has been an average season so far, in terms of performance and entertainment, even though they have delivered a decent rate of goals (7). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Marcus Thuram (3), Alassane Plea (1), and Jonas Hofmann (1).

Gladbach are missing three players through injury or illness. This will affect Daniel Farke’s selection choices significantly.

RB Leipzig go into this game with eight points secured

Another victory would be a terrific achievement, but that is what Marco Rose will be asking from his team, as they go into this game on the back of strong results after beating Borussia Dortmund 3-0 and Eintracht Frankfurt 4-0

Also, Leipzig keep finding ways to win, having secured two victories in their last three fixtures is astonishing this season. Now they have 2 matches won, 2 games lost and 2 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in tenth place, with a total of eight points having won two matches, drawn two meetings, and lost two games.

Playing away from home, Leipzig have drawn one game and lost two matches.

A win in this fixture would take RB Leipzig’s points to 11 in the League.

Good Attacking Performance

Leipzig will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (9). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Christopher Nkunku (4), Willi Orban (2), and Amadou Haidara (1). Leipzig have shown a poor consistency in defence so far, having conceded nine goals in their previous fixtures.

Going into Saturday’s game, Marco Rose without three of his players, due to illness or injury.

B Mönchengladbach v RB Leipzig – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Leipzig with a greater number of wins. In the last 12 meetings, they have enjoyed seven wins, to Gladbach’s two victories. Further, the last 11 games against Leipzig have resulted in seven wins for Gladbach. May 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and The Colts took all three points winning 3-1.

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