NEWS: 05.10.2019

Match facts ahead of #BMGFCA

Match facts ahead of #BMGFCA

Everything you need to know ahead of Sunday’s home game against FC Augsburg (13:30 CEST).

Attendance:

  • 49,000 tickets have been sold for the game in BORUSSIA-PARK.

Head-to-head record:

  • This will be the 17th Bundesliga meeting between the two sides. Augsburg just have the edge, having picked up five wins over Borussia. Gladbach have four victories to their name, albeit all of them at home. There have also been seven draws.
  • Gladbach are unbeaten in each of their last four home games against Augsburg (3 wins, 1 draw). The last home loss came in May 2015 (3-1).
  • Augsburg are without a win in each of their last five meetings with VfL (3 draws, 2 defeats) and have conceded at least once in each of these games.

Statistics:

  • Gladbach have won three straight Bundesliga games in a row for the first time since January/February 2019 having beaten Hoffenheim 3-0 last time out. They last won more than three consecutive league games in September/October 2015 (6).
  • 13 points from the first six games represents the Foals’ best start to a season for eight years. Gladbach also had this record at this stage in 2011/12.
  • Seven of Gladbach’s ten goals this campaign have come after half time. Five goals in the final 15 minutes of games is a joint-league high with Dortmund and Freiburg.
  • FC Augsburg have only won one of their last 11 competitive games stretching back to last season (3 draws, 7 defeats): a 2-1 home win over Frankfurt on matchday 4 this season.
  • Augsburg have already conceded 14 goals in the Bundesliga this season.
  • FCA are second bottom of the away table this season, having won just one point on the road from their opening three matches. Only Mainz have lost all three of their away games and conceded more goals (11) than Augsburg (9).

Statistics:

  • Robert Schröder will take charge of Sunday’s game. The 34-year-old business administrator from Hannover has been officiating top-flight games since 2018. Tomorrow’s match will be his 13th Bundesliga outing.
  • Schröder has only taken charge of one Gladbach game before: the 2-0 home win on matchday 16 of last season against Nürnberg.
  • Schröder will be assisted by Jan Neitzel-Petersen and Guido Kleve. The fourth official will be Frank Willenborg, while Sören Storks and Tobias Christ will be in charge of the video assistance.

Social Media:

  • As usual, you can keep up-to-date with the game on our English-language social media channels on Facebookand Twitter.
  • You can follow the game on social media using the hashtag #BMGFCA-