Local rivals Borussia Mönchengladbach and 1. FC Köln contest the 84th Rhine derby of the Bundesliga era on Matchday 22. - © gettyimages / Grombkowski
Local rivals Borussia Mönchengladbach and 1. FC Köln contest the 84th Rhine derby of the Bundesliga era on Matchday 22. - © gettyimages / Grombkowski
Bundesliga

Gladbach vs Köln: More than a derby

Sharing a rich history underpinned by a fervent sense of regional pride, there will be no love lost when Borussia Mönchengladbach host 1. FC Köln on Matchday 22.

Match preview: Gladbach vs Köln

Although the two clubs are no longer facing off for the title as they did with such relish in 1977/78, the fixture has lost none of its allure.

Bragging rights belong to Köln… for now

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