Summary

  • Gladbach without a win in last six matches.
  • Hoffenheim have drawn their last two.
  • Fixture has seen 23 goals in last five meetings.

Borussia Mönchengladbach will be keen to end a poor run of form when they host TSG 1899 Hoffenheim on Saturday 25 November (kick-off 15:30 CET/14:30 GMT).

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The Foals are without a win in their last six Bundesliga outings, having seen their hopes of an improvement dashed in the Matchday 11’s Rheinderby. They surrendered the lead that Lars Stindl’s first-half strike had given them, slipping to a 2-1 defeat that saw them drop to 13th in the table. In their favour is a decent record against Saturday’s visitors, with just one defeat in their last eight meetings.

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Hoffenheim’s reputation as this season’s draw specialists has helped preserve an unbeaten record, but has seen them frustrated by points dropped. A lead over Hamburger SV on Matchday 11 could not be held, the 2-2 result was their sixth stalemate of the season and their second in consecutive weeks. But matching surprise leaders RB Leipzig by remaining unbeaten after 11 matches this term is a fine effort for a side that spent much of last season threatened by relegation.

Sandro Wagner was on target as TSG 1899 Hoffenheim drew 2-2 with Hamburger SV last time out.

Match Stats:

  • Over the last six league matches, Gladbach have drawn two and lost four. Hoffenheim have drawn two, and won four.
  • Gladbach are unbeaten in their last five matches against Hoffenheim.
  • Games between these two sides have been high-scoring affairs in recent years. 23 goals have been scored in their last five meetings.
  • Hoffenheim notched their biggest Bundesliga comeback win against Gladbach. On 19 September 2009, Hoffenheim came back from two goals down to win 4-2.
  • Gladbach have hosted Hoffenheim eight times in the Bundesliga. In every game, they’ve taken a 1-0 lead.
  • Foals players Fabian Johnson, Tobias Strobl, and Jannik Vestergaard all played for Hoffenheim earlier in their careers; Jonas Hofmann spent time in the Hoffenheim academy system.
  • Eugen Polanski of Hoffenheim made his Bundesliga debut in 2005 for Gladbach.

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