Summary

  • Leipzig full of confidence after unbeaten start.
  • Thorgan Hazard has six goals in five games for the Foals.
  • Mönchengladbach hoping to convince on their travels.

RB Leipzig's blistering form will be a cause for concern for a visiting Borussia Mönchengladbach side with a questionable away record of late (kick-off 20:00 CEST/18:00 GMT).

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Promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time last May, Leipzig have already accounted for Borussia Dortmund and produced their biggest away win to date with Saturday's 4-0 victory against Hamburger SV. Boasting nine wins in their last eleven games at home, Ralph Hasenhüttl's team now represent formidable top-flight opponents.

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Die Fohlen – along with their talismanic midfielder Thorgan Hazard – are also riding high after a 4-1 weekend triumph against Werder Bremen. However, it is Mönchengladbach's away form – just one win in 12 on their travels - that is the biggest thorn in coach André Schubert's side when they take on the Bundesliga's second-youngest team at the Red Bull Arena.

Match facts

  • Leipzig recorded their biggest away win in a professional league against Hamburg.
  • Eintracht Frankfurt (2012/13) are the only promoted club to have made a better start to a Bundesliga season than Leipzig.
  • Four of Leipzig's seven Bundesliga goals have been scored by substitutes.
  • Gladbach have won their last nine home matches in a row, but have only picked up one win from 12 on the road.
  • Thorgan Hazard has already scored as many goals in all competitions in 2016/17 (six) as he managed over the course of his entire debut season in a Gladbach shirt.
  • Leipzig's Marvin Compper made 28 Bundesliga appearances for Gladbach.

The venue - Red Bull Arena