Borussia Dortmund kick starts their Bundesliga campaign this weekend against their rivals Borussia Monchengladbach. The match schedules for Saturday at the Signal Iduna Park with kickoff at 7:30 pm.
BVB ended their previous campaign as runners-up with 13 points behind champions Bayern Munich. The position was four points better than their weekend opponents. Both sides are keen on contending for a win to start the right way.
Bayern Munich eight league title in the Bundesliga shows their dominance. BVB will try to break the curse this weekend but face an uphill task. Bayern Munich started off with an 8-0 win over Schalke 04.
The side recently lost right-back Achraf Hakimi to Inter Milan but filled the gap with signing free agent Thomas Munier. The side recently strengthened their camp over the transfer with the signing of Reiner Jesus and Jude Bellingham.
With three weeks left on the transfer window, the Yellow and Blacks remain hopeful on remaining with Haaland and Jadon Sancho despite heavy links from different European heavyweights.
Monchengladbach will enjoy having a top-four finish in last season after piping out Bayern Leverkusen. The side extended their winning ways this weekend after an 8-0 win over lower-league side Oberneuland. The side currently lost ten games in a row against Dortmund, which includes their last two matches.
Borrusia Dortmund vs. Borussia Monchengladbach Head to Head
Both sides have 28 games against each other, with BVB taking home 19 wins while Monchengladbach with six wins. Here is a look at their previous encounters:
MSV Duisburg 0-5 Dortmund
Dortmund 2-1 Sparta Rotterdam
Dortmund 1-3 VfL Bochum
Borussia Dortmund 1-1 SC Paperborn 07
Dortmund 1-3 Feyernood
Oberneuland 0-8 Monchengladbach
VVV-Venlo 0-4 Monchengladbach
M’gladbach 0-2 SpVgg Greuther Furth
M’gladbach 2-0 SC Paperborn 07
M;gladbach 4-0 MSV Duisburg
M’gladbach 4-0 SC Verl
Borussia Dortmund Team News
Marco Reus made a comeback last week in the cup victory and featured in the scoresheet. Thorgan Hazard is having a rise in form, especially during the club friendlies. Roman Burki is back in contention for a starting lineup after missing out in the Duisburg tie.
Borussia Monchengladbach Team News
New signing Valentino Lazaro is out of the match with an injury. Other doubts ahead of the match include Marcus Thuram and Alassane Plea. Denis Zakaria is a significant doubt ahead of the clash.
Prediction and Odds
Both sides are currently high flying with their recent forms, and we expect a high scoring affair this weekend.
Both Teams to Score
Goals Over 2.5