Union Berlin is scheduled to host Borussia Monchengladbach at the Stadion An der Alten
Foersterei on Saturday for their most recent Bundesliga match.
Union Berlin joined this game on the back of a 2-1 defeat to Augsburg's Heiko Herrlich at
the WWK Arena last Saturday. A brace from seasoned German assailant Florian Niederlechner
ensured Augsburg's win. Danish forward Marcus Ingvartsen scored the consolation goal for
On the other hand, Borussia Monchengladbach defeated Borussia Dortmund 4-2 at Borussia-Park
last Saturday. Swiss center-back Nico Elvedi's brace and Algerian left-back Ramy
Bensebaini's goals and France's international Marcus Thuram sealed the victory for Borussia
Monchengladbach's Marco Rose.
For Borussia Dortmund, Norwegian striker Erling Braut Haaland scored a consolation goal.
Borussia Monchengladbach has won one game, lost one and drawn one in three head-to-head
meetings between the two teams.
Last year, in the Bundesliga, the two clubs last played each other, resulting in a 1-1 draw.
A second-half goal for Borussia Monchengladbach from French attacker Marcus Thuram was
cancelled by a goal for Union Berlin from young centre-back Nico Schlotterbeck.
This season, Union Berlin was one of the best teams in the Bundesliga, sitting eighth in the
league table. Union Berlin did well despite the absence of the main attacker Max Kruse, with
some intense games being played by the likes of Taiwo Awoniyi and Sheraldo Becker.
On the other side, Borussia Monchengladbach, considering the talent they possess and their
performances, would be wary of the circling vultures. Boss Marco Rose was closely identified
with Borussia Dortmund, while big-money moves were associated with Florian Neuhaus and Denis
Both sides have impressed this season, but after their victory over Borussia Dortmund,
Borussia Monchengladbach will be full of trust and should seal a win here.