Borussia Monchengladbach vs Borussia DortmundGerman Bundesliga, KO: 17:30 Sep 25, 2021, Borussia-Park
The quest to end Bayern Munich’s Bundesliga dominance continues as Borussia Dortmund travel to Borussia-Park for a clash with Borussia Monchengladbach. Dortmund have made a bright start to the season and driven by the impressive Erling Haaland are backed to have the slight edge here.
Borussia Monchengladbach failed to build on their first win of the season as they were beaten 1-0 by Augsburg last time out. They had more of the possession but struggled to create chances and finished without a single attempt on target.
Adi Hutter's men had looked poised for a solid campaign after holding champions Bayern Munich to a 1-1 draw in their opening fixture. They have been poor since, with their only win this season, a 3-1 victory over struggling Armenia Bielefeld.
Monchengladbach have suffered three defeats in five matches this season, the heaviest of which was a 4-1 loss to Bayer Leverkusen. They have failed to keep a single clean sheet this term and have conceded nine goals already.
Borussia Dortmund were victorious in their previous Bundesliga fixture which they won 4-2 against Union Berlin. Erling Haaland netted a brace after Raphael Guerrero had opened the scoring while they also benefitted from an own goal from the visitors.
There were a number of changes in the summer but the Bundesliga is already taking on a familiar pattern with Dortmund chasing Bayern Munich. Marco Rose's men have claimed four wins from five matches and are just one point off the Champions.
As expected, Dortmund’s campaign has been driven by an excellent attack with striker Erling Haaland already in double figures across all competitions. They have however conceded in all five of their Bundesliga fixtures this term.
How the bookies view it
Recent head to head
Dortmund have the upper hand in this fixture and have claimed 13 wins in the last 14 matches against Monchengladbach. They also claimed a 1-0 victory on their last visit to Borussia-Park in the quarter finals of the DFB Pokal.
Players to watch
Alassane Plea often leads the line for Monchengladbach and is priced at 12/5 by Skybet to score anytime. Midfielder Lars Stindl has scored twice this season and could also be considered in the same market at 5/2 with betfair.
Erling Haaland has seven Bundesliga goals for Dortmund and netted a brace last time out against Union Berlin. The striker is priced at 8/15 by Betfred to score anytime while Sporting Index is offering 9/4 for the first goal.
Anything else catch the eye?
Dortmund have seen over 4.5 goals in four of their five matches this season while their last Bundesliga clash against Monchengladbach also produced over 4.5 goals. A similar outcome is priced at 11/5 with Vbet while over 3.5 goals is set at odds of 20/21 by novibet.
Erling Haaland has a habit of scoring multiple goals and following his brace last time out, the Norwegian striker can be backed to score two or more goals at 2/1 with Paddy Power.
This German Bundesliga match between Borussia Monchengladbach and Borussia Dortmund will be played on Sep 25, 2021 and kick off at 17:30. Check below for our tipsters best Borussia Monchengladbach vs Borussia Dortmund prediction. You may also visit our dedicated betting previews section for the most up to date previews.