Mönchengladbach's Luuk de Jong (l.) was involved in all three goals in the DFL ambassadors' friendly against Frankfurt in Dubai
Mönchengladbach's Luuk de Jong (l.) was involved in all three goals in the DFL ambassadors' friendly against Frankfurt in Dubai
Bundesliga

Bundesliga form guide: Room for improvement

Munich - With the Bundesliga restart fast approaching, the time is ripe for gauging each team's progress over the winter break and assessing who we might see being caught cold at the start of 2013.

Despite all the positive elements in their run-up to the second half of the season, it's not been all sunshine and roses for ambitious Borussia Mönchengladbach, VfB Stuttgart and Hannover 96, while the bottom five clubs have all made it clear that none of them are ready to give up their top-flight status without a fight.