• Both teams have scored in 12 of Borussia Monchengladbach’s 14 home Bundesliga games this season.
  • Union Berlin have found the net in nine of their last 11 league away days.
  • Gladbach have won nine of their last 12 league games at Borussia-Park.
  • Two of Union Berlin’s last six road trips have ended in 3-1 defeats.

Gladbach battle for Champions League qualification

Borussia Monchengladbach missed out on the chance to strengthen their position in the battle for the Bundesliga top four on Tuesday with a toothless display at relegation threatened Werder Bremen, but they should have enough about them to get back on track on Sunday.

The high-flying Gladbach, thanks in part to Bayer Leverkusen’s dreadful midweek showing, remain in 4th position but only lead Bayer on goal difference. RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund sit two and four points above them respectively, so every result matters at this stage.

Die Fohlen have, for the most part, been excellent this season. They have lost just two of their last 10 Bundesliga matches and, until their draw at Werder Bremen on Tuesday, their only dropped points in this period had come against fellow top seven teams.

Visitors struggle to regain momentum

Union Berlin may not be up challenging for the Bundesliga title, but that doesn’t take anything away from their fantastic showing in their debut Bundesliga campaign.

Following their draw at home to Mainz in midweek they sit 13th in the table, some nine points clear of the automatic relegation positions and only eight points adrift of a Europa League qualification spot. However, their form has started to dwindle somewhat.

Eisern Union are winless in their last five Bundesliga outings and have only won two of their last 14 games. Away from home they have lost nine of their 14 league games and their previously reliable home form could take a hit due to the lack of raucous Stadion An der Alten Forsterei fans.

Clean sheets to be at a premium on Sunday

One thing Union should be able to do on Sunday is find the net. They have scored in nine of their last 11 away games and face a Gladbach side with just two clean sheet at home in the league. With both teams finding the net in all but two of Gladbach’s home games this season, backing that to happen again looks a good choice.

We do expect the hosts to get back to winning ways here. They have scored an average of 2.21 goals per game at Borussia-Park this season and, with two of Union’s last six road trips ending in a 3-1 defeat, that’s the correct score prediction we’re going for.

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