Turin - In flying form domestically, Borussia Mönchengladbach will look to open their UEFA Champions League account when they travel to Turin to take on defending Serie A champions Juventus FC on Wednesday night (kick-off 18:45 GMT/20:45 CEST).
The Foals have won all four of their Bundesliga assignments under caretaker coach Andre Schubert, but are still to register a single point in Champions League Group D following defeats to Sevilla FC and Manchester City FC.
- While Gladbach are bottom of Group D, last season's beaten Champions League finalists Juventus are one of six teams in this season’'s competition with maximum points after two matches.
- Gladbach's most recent trip to Italy ended in a 2-0 defeat to SS Lazio in the 2012/13 UEFA Europa League round of 32.
- The Foals lost the 1977 European Cup final on Italian soil to Liverpool FC.
- Gladbach knocked Juventus out of the 1975/76 European Champion Clubs' Cup in the second round.
- Borussia's overall record away to Serie A clubs reads: W2, D1, L3.
- Juventus are unbeaten in 14 home matches in European competition since losing 2-0 to eventual winners FC Bayern München in the quarter-finals of the 2012/13 Champions League.
- Former VfL Wolfsburg and Bayern striker Mario Mandzukic faced Gladbach on six occasions in the Bundesliga (W3, D2, L1).
- The Old Lady's two other ex-Bundesliga players Andrea Barzagli (Wolfsburg) and Sami Khedira (VfB Stuttgart) are unbeaten in three matches against Gladbach.
Juventus: Buffon - Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini, Evra - Khedira, Marchisio, Pogba - Dybala - Mandzukic, Morata
Gladbach: Sommer - Korb, Christensen, Dominguez, Wendt - Dahoud, Xhaka - Traore, Johnson - Stindl, Raffael