All the relevant facts and figures ahead of Saturday’s trip to Hannover 96 (15:30 CEST kick-off).
- About 40,000 tickets have been sold in advance of the match at the HDI Arena (49,200 capacity), with 6,000 fans expected to make the trip in order to support Borussia.
Hannover and Borussia head-to-head record
- This marks the 56th Bundesliga meeting between the two sides, with Gladbach’s record standing at 32 wins, eight ties, and 15 losses.
- The last 21 Bundesliga matches between the two sides have always resulted in a winner, with Borussia taking it 13 times to Hannover’s eight.
- Borussia have won the last three games against Hannover and could secure a club record with a win this weekend. Gladbach have never won more than four games in a row against Hannover.
- Hannover have lost six of the past seven matches against Gladbach, with their sole win coming in Apirl 2016 (2-0).
- A 1-0 win over Mainz on matchday 25 marked Borussia's last win over their last eight Bundesliga matches (three ties, four losses).
- Gladbach have lost just one of their last five away games—the most recent being a 1-3 defeat against Fortuna Düsseldorf.
- Hannover are in the midst of their worst Bundesliga season in club history, having picked up just 14 points. Previously, the club had never recorded less than 16 points after 28 games.
- A team with less than 19 points after 28 games has never managed to avoid relegation.
- Hannover are in the midst of a seven-game losing run. Their longest losing streak was eight games in a row during the 2015-16 season, which ended with the club being relegated. Hannover’s last win was on matchday 21 against Nürnberg (2-0).
- Hannover’s defence is the weakest in the league, having allowed 65 goals against this season. The last team to allow that many goals against was Hertha Berlin in the 1990-91 season, after which the club was relegated.
- After taking the lead, Hannover have managed to win just three games out of nine (three ties, three losses). They are at the bottom of the league when it comes to staging a comeback, picking up just one point after going a goal down (one tie, 20 losses).
Dr. Felix Brych will oversee Saturday’s game.