Borussia M’gladbach and Bayer Leverkusen meet at Stadion im BORUSSIA ‑ PARK, in a match for Matchday 27 of the Bundesliga. Borussia M’gladbach won by (1‑2) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 02‑11‑2019. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has recorded 4 wins and 3 losses in the last 7 games. However, the last time these two teams played a match at this stadium was on 31‑10‑2018, in a match for DFB Pokal that ended in Bayer Leverkusen’s victory by (0‑5). The goals of the match were scored by J. Brandt (5 ‘), T. Jedvaj (45’), K. Bellarabi (67 ‘e 74’) and K. Volland (80 ‘) for Bayer Leverkusen. In this match the home factor may be decisive, since Borussia M’gladbach presents considerable differences in their results at home and away.
Borussia M’gladbach :
The home team is currently in 4th position, with 49 points won, after 15 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Borussia Dortmund by (1‑2). In the last match, they won at home against Köln by (2‑1). This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 11 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Borussia M’gladbach conquered 25 points in 30 possible, after 8 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 10 matches they played in their stadium. Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 25 matches in the competition, they have conceded the first goal 10 times, but have come back in 4. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 13 home matches for this competition: they have suffered 6 of their 16 goals between minutes (76’‑ 90 ‘).
At least one place in the Champions League Borussia Mönchengladbach wants to get. However, it is not only in this dispute that the team finds itself, as it is fighting for the national title as well. So, know that this is not the time to stumble. He knows that his rival is strong, but it is at home that he will play. Therefore, he will do his best to leave the field with all three points. In this match, Fabian Johnson and Denis Zakaria will be left out, because they are in the medical department.
Bayer Leverkusen :
After 14 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses, the visiting team is currently in 5th position, with 47 points won. In their last match, they defeated Eintracht Frankfurt at home by (4‑0), after in the previous match they had tied in an away match against RB Leipzig, by (1‑1). This is a team that presents similar results at home and away, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 8 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses as a visitor; against 11 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses in his stadium. The team comes to this match after an away win against Glasgow Rangers by (1‑3). For the championship, Bayer Leverkusen conquered 19 points out of 30 possible, after 6 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses in the last 10 games they played as a visitor. His offense has scored consistently, as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 25 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 7 times and only got 1 comeback. In the last 12 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have suffered 6 of their 17 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
Bayern Leverkusen is currently consolidated in the qualification zone for the Europa League. However, he remains firm and strong in the fight for a place of access to the Champions League. In case of victory, you can gain positions and enter the zone you want. Logically the game will be difficult, even because it will face an opponent who is fighting for the same goal, but knows that it can surprise. If you want a good result, you must have a defined strategy and execute it in the best possible way. In this game, Kevin Volland will be left out, because he is in the medical department.