Everything you need to know ahead of Gladbach’s away game against Frankfurt on Saturday (15:30 CEST).
- The match will take place behind closed doors at the Commerzbank-Arena. Due to the coronavirus, no spectators will be present at the match.
- In order to prevent the coronavirus from spreading further, Borussia are asking fans to avoid gathering in groups to watch the televised match.
- This will be the 92nd Bundesliga meeting between Frankfurt and Borussia. The overall record is tilted slightly in Frankfurt’s favour, with 34 wins compared to 31 for the Foals and 26 draws.
- The Foals lost both Bundesliga matches against the Eagles in 2017/18, but have since gone on a three-game unbeaten run against Frankfurt (D1, W2).
- Frankfurt have only won more Bundesliga matches against Werder Bremen (35) than they have against Mönchengladbach (34).
Statistics (provided by UNIBET):
- Borussia have picked up 49 points from 25 Bundesliga games this season. Converted to three-points-per-win, they last had more at this stage of a campaign in 1983/84 (50, finished in third place) and 1969/70 (60, champions).
- The Foals have scored in each of their last seven Bundesliga matches, but have also failed to keep a clean sheet in their last eight games. Only Augsburg are on a longer wait for a shutout (9).
- After going five Bundesliga games without an away win (D2, L3), Borussia have won each of their last two on the road. The Foals have taken 20 points from their first 12 away games this season - they last managed more at this stage in 1974/75 (22).
- Oscar Wendt is on the cusp of his 100th Bundesliga career win. Each of his previous 99 wins have come with the Foals. The Swede would be the first foreign-born player to reach this milestone for the Foals.
- After a four-match unbeaten run (W3, D1), Frankfurt have lost each of their last three Bundesliga matches. They last went on a longer losing run in February/March 2017 (5).
- Frankfurt have taken 28 points from 24 Bundesliga matches. They last had as few points at this stage of a campaign in 2015/16 (23), only managing to avoid relegation in the playoffs against 1. FC Nürnberg.
- After 12 Bundesliga home games this season, the Eagles’ overall record stands at six wins, three draws and three defeats, with 27 goals scored and 16 conceded. They had an identical record at this stage of their 2018/19 campaign.