Borussia Mönchengladbach have enjoyed a fine first half of the season, thanks in no small part to the goals of Raffael (front, l.) and Max Kruse (r.)
Borussia Mönchengladbach have enjoyed a fine first half of the season, thanks in no small part to the goals of Raffael (front, l.) and Max Kruse (r.)
Bundesliga

Half-term report: Borussia Mönchengladbach

Munich - The first half of the 2013/14 campaign could hardly have gone much better for Borussia Mönchengladbach.

After finishing eighth last term, the Foals have enjoyed their best start to a league season since 1976. With ten wins from their opening 17 matches, Lucien Favre’s team have propelled themselves to the dizzying heights of third place in the Bundesliga, whilst reaffirming their credentials as genuine contenders for a UEFA Champions League spot.