Mönchengladbach - Following some shrewd additions to the playing squad in the summer and under the stewardship of one of the league's most astute coaches, Borussia Mönchengladbach's remarkable recent improvements have continued in 2014/15.
bundesliga.com reviews the five-time Bundesliga champions' first half of the season...
- Borussia have scored eight times in the first 15 minutes of matches this season, a division high.
No club has conceded fewer headed goals than Mönchengladbach (one).
Borussia are yet to concede a goal from a corner in 2014/15.
- Only Bayer 04 Leverkusen (118) have put in fewer crosses than Borussia so far this season (120).
No side has missed more big chances than Borussia in the campaign so far.
FC Schalke 04 (277) are the only side to have conceded more shots on goal than Gladbach (269).
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"I’d like to thank the Dortmund players for their kind words and apologise to everyone connected with Borussia Mönchengladbach."
- Christoph Kramer speaking after his comical own goal from 40 yards against Borussia Dortmund on Matchday 11.
Inspired by summer signing Andre Hahn and striking duo Max Kruse and Raffael, the Foals produced 90 minutes of awesome attacking football to tear Schalke apart at the Borussia Park and secure their first win of the season.