The '70's Classic
Strikers Jupp Heynckes (l., Borussia Mönchengldbach) and Gerd Müller (r., Bayern Munich) share a joke off the pitch. On the pitch though,
Their first meeting was in Mönchengladbach's Bökelberg stadium in 1965. Despite Heynckes' (r.) best efforts, Müller (l.) scored the winner as Bayern ran out 2-1 victors
The return leg in March 1966 saw Bayern run out comfortable 5-2 victors, scoring a remarkable four goals between the 38th and 48th minute
In August 1969, Mönchengladbach turned the tables, and despite going down 1-0 early,
Uli Hoeneß's (l.) Bayern were hardly in the Christmas spirit in December 1973 when overcoming Mönchengladbach's lead to send the Foals home with a 4-3 loss
The return fixture in May 1974, on the last day of the season, saw Mönchengladbach sink Bayern 5-0. It was the day after Bayern's European Cup
Ahead of the final day of the 1976/77 Bundesliga season, Mönchengladbach needed only a point to secure the title. They achieved
In March 1979, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge played the starring role, scoring a hat-trick to help Bayern to their biggest victory over their old rivals, 7-1
Classic encounters weren't limited just to the Bundesliga, as the 1984 DFB Cup final has gone down in history, after the Foals' 8-7 defeat
The following season, in May 1985, the very same Lothar Matthäus helped his new Bayern teammates to defeat his 'former love', scoring the second goal in a 2-0 victory
The 1985-86 season had been a running battle between Bayern and Werder Bremen. Borussia awaited Bayern
Nor was there anything for Gladbach in the Olympiastadion in October 1990, where they were
5 years later, in October 1995, Michael Klinkert and his Gladbach teammates took their club's
However, Bayern left nothing to chance in December 1998 as Stefan Effenberg (r.) scored twice in a 2-0 win away from home
The 2001/02 season began with a real bang, as domestic and European champions Bayern Munich welcomed
Just before half-time in Munich in March 2004, Bayern were 3-0 up, before a short-lived Mönchengladbach revival
In 2004 the famous Bökelberg arena was put to rest, and Bayern came to Borussia Park for the first time.
A year later, Bayern moved to their new home in the Allianz Arena, and Mönchengladbach were the first visitors of the season.
Borussia were Bayern's guests on the opening day again in 2011, but this time spoiled the party.
...they beat them in their second league meeting that season as Patrick Herrmann scored twice,
The last game of last season, in May 2013, was incredible, as Bayern scored three goals in the first ten minutes - something that had never happened in Bundesliga history! Bayern relaxed and the game threatened to turn into a embarrassment after their early lead, but Ribery and co. eventually prevailed 4-3 in an outstanding game