NEWS: 23.08.2019

Match facts for the game against Mainz

Match facts for the game against Mainz

All the important facts and interesting information for the away game against Mainz on Saturday (15:30 CEST).

Attendance

  • This will be the 27th meeting between the two sides in the Bundesliga. The matchup favours Mönchengladbach, who have won the fixture eleven times. Mainz have won seven games, and there have been eight draws between the teams.

Head-to-head record

  • This will be the 27th meeting between the two sides in the Bundesliga. The matchup favours Mönchengladbach, who have won the fixture eleven times. Mainz have won seven games, and there have been eight draws between the teams.
  • Borussia Mönchengladbach are undefeated in their last six Bundesliga games against the Zerofivers (4 wins, 2 draws). The last defeat was in January 2016 (0-1).
  • That 1-0 defeat was also the only loss for Mönchengladbach in their past eight games in Mainz (4 wins, 3 draws).
  • Mainz have failed to score in their last three Bundesliga matches against Mönchengladbach (0-0, 0-4, 0-1) – they have never gone longer without scoring against Gladbach.

Season Statistics

  • Borussia have won five out of their last eight away games in the Bundesliga (1 draw, 2 losses). In those eight games, they only conceded five goals.
  • Matthias Ginter can potentially make his 200th Bundesliga appearance against Mainz– the central defender has played 62 of his 199 games for Borussia Mönchengladbach (70 games for Freiburg, 67 games for Dortmund).
  • Borussia Mönchengladbach coach Marco Rose played 158 competitive matches for Mainz 05 between 2002 and 2011, and was promoted into the Bundesliga twice with them in 2004 and 2009. He has maintained a close friendship with Mainz head coach Sandro Schwarz for many years.
  • Mainz lost their opening game of the season 3-0. The only previous times that Mainz have lost their opening two games of the season were in 2005/06 and in 2017/18 – In the 2005/06 season under Jürgen Klopp they lost their opening five.
  • Mainz won 10 points from their last four home games last season, scoring 15 goals (5-0 against Freiburg, 3-1 against Dusseldorf, 3-3 against Leipzig and 4-2 against Hoffenheim.

Referee

  • The game will be refereed by Martin Petersen. The 33-year-old real estate agent from Stuttgart has officiated in the top-flight of German football since 2017.

Social Media

  • As usual, you can keep up-to-date with the game on our English-language social-media channels: Facebook and Twitter
  • You can follow the game on social media using the hashtag #M05BMG