All the important facts and info surrounding Saturday’s 15:30 (CEST) home game against Hannover 96.
Head-to-head record: On Saturday, the teams will meet for the 53rd time in the Bundesliga. The record is in the Fohlenelf’s favour: 29 wins, eight draws and 15 defeats. The previous 18 Bundesliga encounters between the two sides have all produced a winner, with Borussia winning ten and Hannover winning eight. Gladbach have won 77 percent of their home games against Hannover (20/26). The Fohlenelf do not have a better record against any other current Bundesliga club. Borussia have won the last five home games against Hannover, more than ever before against the 96ers in the Bundesliga, and the longest current winning streak at home.
Statistic: Last weekend, the Foals suffered their biggest defeat since December 2015, losing 6-1 in Dortmund. So with 2 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats, the record after six games is completely in the balance. Hannover are unbeaten in 16 competitive games under Andre Breitenreiter (10 wins, 6 draws). Only Ralf Rangnick has a longer unbeaten run as Hannover manager: he went his first 20 games in charge of the club without losing. For the first time in the club’s history, the promoted side have gone the first six matchdays unbeaten. Conceding only two goals in these six games is also a club record for the 96ers.