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Borussia Monchengladbach vs Bayer Leverkusen: Match Preview, Team News, and Predicted Line-ups

Borussia Monchengladbach vs Bayer Leverkusen: Match Preview, Team News, and Predicted Line-ups

Borussia Monchengladbach will be hosting Bayer Leverkusen on the 15th of January (6:30 PM) at Borussia Park.

Gladbach are currently 7 points adrift of Leverkusen. The home side are currently sitting at the 12th position in the Bundesliga with 22 points in their 18 games. Meanwhile, Bayer Leverkusen are just 1 point away from a champions league spot. They are in the 5th position with 29 points from 18 games.

Borussia Monchengladbach vs Bayer Leverkusen: Match Preview

Gladbach got off to a good start beating the league leaders at the Allianz Arena in their first game of the year 2022. Gladbach came from behind to beat the Bavarians 2-1. Although, Gladbach have managed to win just one game in their last 5 games. In addition, they have conceded 15 goals in their last 5 games.

Borussia Monchengladbach Bundesliga form: W D L L L

The visitors also find themselves in a bit of a rough patch as they have just accumulated 5 points in their last 5 games. Leverkusen drew their last game against Union Berlin 2-2 courtesy of Jonathan Tah’s 84th-minute equalizer. Bayer Leverkusen destroyed Gladbach 4-0 when they met earlier in the season.

Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga form: D L D L W

Team News

Borussia Monchengladbach team news

Christoph Kramer is doubtful due to the flu. Ramy Bensebaini is on International duty representing Algeria at the AFCON cup. Mamadou Doucoure is also sidelined due to COVID and Jonas Hofmann will be out for another couple of weeks due to a knee injury. However, Joe Scally and Denis Zakaria are set to return.

Borussia Monchengladbach Starting XI

Sommer; Ginter, Elvedi, Jantschke; Lainer, Neuhaus, Zakaria, Kone, Netz; Stindl, Embolo

Bayer Leverkusen team news

The visitors are still struggling with COVID cases with Nik Niklas Lomb, Nadiem Amiri and Paulinho all set to miss the game against Gladbach. Moreover, Odilon Kossounou and Edmond Tapsoba are representing their nation at the AFCON CUP, whilst Daley Sinkgraven, Exequiel Palacios, and Julian Baumgartlinger are all sidelined due to injury.

Bayer Leverkusen Starting XI

Hradecky; Frimpong, Tah, Hincapie, Bakker; Andrich, Demirbay; Bellarabi, Wirtz, Diaby; Schick

Match Prediction: Borussia Monchengladbach vs Bayer Leverkusen

Borussia Monchengladbach are looking good and after beating Bayern, Gladbach must be pumped up to make it two out of two. Gladbach will be looking for sweet revenge. In addition, Leverkusen are out of form and has a lot of absentees. Gladbach(3)-(1)Leverkusen.

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