Bundesliga review: Borussia Mönchengladbach vs Bayer Leverkusen

Bundesliga review: Borussia Mönchengladbach vs Bayer Leverkusen

A mouth-watering clash is expected at the Borussia-Park Stadium on Saturday when Borussia Mönchengladbach play host to Bayer Leverkusen in a Bundesliga clash. 

Borussia continued with their impressive run before the league was suspended with a 3-1 win away to Eintracht Frankfurt last weekend to move to third.

Kai Havertz then led Leverkusen in perfect response, seeing off Werder Bremen 4-1 on Monday night to move to within two points behind their weekend opponents. 

It will be the clash of the weekend as both sides battle for a top-four finish.

Can he lead them again away at Borussia-Park? 

Head-to-head record

  • This will be the 76th meeting between the two sides
  • The away side have enjoyed more wins (27 to Borussia’s 22), while 26 games have ended all square
  • Gladbach have won six of their last eight Bundesliga matches against Bayer 04 (L2)
  • The Foals had previously failed to beat the Werkself between 1994 and 2010
  • Borussia have won each of their last three Bundesliga games against Leverkusen
  • Bayer defeated the Foals in Mönchengladbach in the DFB-Pokal both 2017/18 and 2018/19 (1-0, 5-0)
  • They have won three of their last four competitive games at BORUSSIA-PARK


  • Borussia have won three of their last four Bundesliga games
  • They will be looking to win 3 consecutive matches for the first time since between matchday 9 & 11
  • The Foals’ 3-1 win at Frankfurt saw them move into third place in the table – their highest since Jan
  • 52 points from 26 games represent Gladbach’s third-best Bundesliga campaign
  • Gladbach and Augsburg are the only two sides waiting for a league clean sheet in 2020
  • Ramy Bensebaini has had a hand in six goals in his 12 Bundesliga matches (5 goals, 1 assist)
  • Leverkusen have won eight of their 13 Bundesliga away games this term (D1, L4)
  • 10 of Kai Havertz’s 13 goal involvements this season have been in the Rückrunde
  • Peter Bosz currently has the second-best points per game average of any Leverkusen coach in the Bundesliga 
  • 22 points from their first nine games represent Leverkusen’s best-ever start to a Rückrunde (second half of the Bundesliga season)