Bundesliga Match Preview: Borussia Monchengladbach vs. Mainz 05

Updated: April 29, 2014

Match Date: 03 May 2014 (local time)

Venue: Borussia-Park


Die Fohlen and Die Nullfünfer meet in a clash that will determine the club, which deserves to go to the Europa League next season.


Borussia Monchengladbach wants to extend their lead, while Mainz 05 is on a mission to outrank its rival.


Only a 2-point lead separates the aggressive clubs. For Borussia Monchengladbach, this is not enough to secure their berth for the international competition. They are aware that such lead can fade away in an instant. The worse scenario that they might encounter is a sudden reversal of role. As the season is about to end, trailing Mainz 05 is something that Die Fohlen would not want to experience.
In terms of its team form, Borussia Monchengladbach’s current form is a good one. The squad has only lost twice in its last 6 matches. Three (3) of them ended in a victory while the other match ended in a draw.


Meanwhile, Mainz is likewise keen on grabbing the opportunity to play to a much bigger audience. They only need to secure 3 points against Monchengladbach and the possibility of playing in the Europa League will easily materialize.


Mainz  05, however, must be wary of its team from. They have lost and won thrice in its last 6 matches. Along with it is the fact that they were defeated in their last 3 away matches and have conceded an average of 2 goals in its last 4 away battles.


Prediction: Borussia Monchengladbach

A closer look and comparison of the 2 clearly show that Die Fohlen is the match’s online betting favorite. Expect a down the wire clash to take place with the possibility of ending in a draw.


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