NEWS: 09.11.2019

Match facts ahead of #BMGSVW

Match facts ahead of #BMGSVW

Everything you need to know ahead of the home game on Sunday afternoon against Werder Bremen (13:30 CET).

Spectators:

  • BORUSSIA-PARK is sold out ahead of the match. It’s the second Bundesliga match this season to be sold-out after the season opener against Schalke 04.
  • There will be a league-wide minute of silence held prior to kick-off to mark the 10-year anniversary of the tragic death of Robert Enke.

    Head-to-head record:

    • This will be the 101st Bundesliga meeting between Borussia and Werder. The two sides have a balanced record, with 38 wins each and 24 draws.
    • The Foals have not won more often at home against any other Bundesliga side than they have against Werder (29, same as against Schalke). At the same time, the Foals have also scored more goals at home against Werder than versus any other side (113).
    • Gladbach have not had a longer undefeated run against any other current Bundesliga side than the one they currently have against Bremen (7 games, same as versus Mainz). Borussia are undefeated in their last eight Bundesliga home matches against Bremen (W5, D3).
    • Bremen have won just one of their last 14 Bundesliga matches in Mönchengladbach: 4-1 in October 2010 (otherwise D4, L9).

    Statistics:

    • Gladbach have won six of their last seven Bundesliga matches (also lost 1-0 to Dortmund on matchday 8). The Foals have topped the table for four matchdays in w row for the first time since their title-winning campaign of 1976/77.
    • Borussia are in the midst of their best Bundesliga season for 32 years, with 22 points from ten games. They last had as many points at this stage in a season in 1987/88 (converted to three-points-per-win), when they ended the season in seventh.
    • Marcus Thuram has had a hand in nine goals over the last six matchdays (5 goals, 4 assists). No other Bundesliga player has been involved in more goals in this timeframe than the Frenchman.
    • Bremen are in the midst of a six game wait for a win in the league. Werder have drawn each of their last five matches, and have equalled a club record from 1991.
    • Werder have dropped points after taking the lead in each of their last five Bundesliga matches, setting a new negative club record. The Green-Whites have thrown away 13 points from winning positions this season – only Düsseldorf have dropped more (14).
    • Milot Rashica has had a hand in nine goals in his last nine Bundesliga matches, spanning multiple seasons (5 goals, 4 assists). The Kosovan has scored four of those five goals over the last five Bundesliga matches.

      The officials:

      • Tobias Stieler will take charge of the match. The 37-year-old lawyer from Hamburg has been officiating Bundesliga matches since 2012 (111 games total).
      • Stieler has taken charge of 14 matches featuring the Foals, most recently a 3-1 defeat to Düsseldorf last season. The Foals’ record under him stands at four wins, two draws and eight losses.
      • The linesmen for the match will be Dr. Matthias Jöllenbeck and Christian Gittelmann. The fourth official will be Tobias Christ, and the video assistant referees will be Sascha Stegemann and Guido Kleve.

      Social Media:

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