Borussia Mönchengladbach will need Granit Xhaka's combative qualities in next Saturday's encounter with FC Bayern München. - © gettyimages / Matthias Hangst
Borussia Mönchengladbach will need Granit Xhaka's combative qualities in next Saturday's encounter with FC Bayern München. - © gettyimages / Matthias Hangst
Bundesliga

Xhaka relishing Bayern test

Borussia Mönchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka has insisted his side will go on the front foot in their mouth-watering tie at home to FC Bayern München on Matchday 15.

Gladbach were 3-1 down at one point against TSG 1899 Hoffenheim last weekend, but fought back to earn a point with a powerful second-half display. The Foals are now undefeated in nine Bundesliga outings since Andre Schubert took charge of first team affairs, winning seven and drawing two in a streak that has lifted them to