Borussia Mönchengladbach will look to continue their impressive start to the season when they welcome Mainz to Borussia-Park on Sunday
Venue: Borussia-Park (Mönchengladbach)
Borussia Mönchengladbach are unbeaten in their last nine competitive games (W5, D4).
They have lost just one of their last nine Bundesliga home matches (W6, D2).
The hosts have scored 3+ goals in three of their last four home games.
Mainz have lost just one of their last eight competitive games (W4, D3).
They are unbeaten in their last four away games (W2, D2) held on Sunday.
Mainz have won their last three Bundesliga away games by a 2-1 scoreline.
Gladbach have only kept a clean sheet in one of their last 12 Bundesliga games held on a Sunday.
Head to head
Mainz are unbeaten in their last three games against Gladbach (W1, D2).
But over the last 14 competitive meetings between both sides, Gladbach have won seven times while Mainz have three wins.
Latest performances in all competition
After four rounds of league action, Borussia Mönchengladbach remain unbeaten having won two and drawn two of their league games so far.
But they could have lost their first game of the season last weekend against Bayern Munich but for the heroics of Yann Sommer who set a new Bundesliga record for the most saves in a single game with an incredible 19 against Bayern in the 1-1 draw.
They will now welcome Mainz to Borussia Park hoping to continue their unbeaten run in the season.
Daniel Farke’s men are looking to qualify for a place in Europe this season having been away for two seasons. Given that they have suffered just one defeat in nine Bundesliga home matches for (W6, D2) they will fancy their chances of getting maximum points against Mainz.
Possible Gladbach starting line-up
Yann Sommer; Joe Scally, Ko Itakura, Nico Elvedi, Luca Netz; Christoph Kramer, Manu Kone, Florian Neuhaus; Marcus Thuram, Alassane Plea, Jonas Hofmann.
Injured: Stefan Lainer, Conor Noss, Torben Musel
Mainz’s unbeaten start to the league campaign came to a disappointing halt last weekend when they fell to a 3-0 loss to Bayer Leverkusen.
In a game that saw them concede three first-half goals, the visitors could not respond, bringing an end to their three-game unbeaten start to the season (W2, D1).
They will travel to Mönchengladbach looking to get their second win in 12 competitive games against the hosts who they have won in just one of the previous eleven H2H (D4, L6).
A four-match unbeaten run in Sunday-held Bundesliga away games (W2, D2), gives them the hope that they can get a result here.
Four wins in their last four competitive games will also build belief within Mainz that they can pick maximum points on their quest for a top seven finish in the league.
Possible Mainz starting line-up
Robin Zentner; Stefan Bell, Alexander Hack, Maxim Leitsch; Silvan Widmer, Anton Stach, Dominik Kohr, Jae-Sung Lee, Aaron Martin, Jonathan Burkardt; Karim Onisiwo.
Injured: Marcus Ingvartsen
Doubtful: Danny da Costa
Gladbach 2-1 Mainz