Tag: Borussia Mönchengladbach

In a direct duel for a European competition spot, Hoffenheim controlled the first half through possession. By overloading space between the lines, Hoffenheim were creating chances at will, while Gladbach lacked penetrating power. In the second half, Gladbach switched formation, which allowed them to make use of space in wide areas. Exactly this led to […]

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Thanks to compact, well-organized defending and progress in the halfspaces, RasenballSport Leipzig frustrated and broke through Borussia Mönchengladbach. The home team’s wasted opportunities and delayed tactical changes might come back to haunt them. Tactical analysis and match report by Joel Parker. With just five matchdays remaining the importance of picking up as many points as […]

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Whereas Bayern Munich could impress with their attacking down the flanks and their good balance, Gladbach experienced a disappointing performance. Their defense was over-challenged by Bayern’s attacking department and lacked help by their midfielders. Therefore, the clash of the second-placed and the third-placed turned out to be rather uneven, as the final score shows. Tactical […]

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Tactical analysis Bayer Leverkusen Borussia Mönchengladbach 0-1 Bundesliga

In his first match in charge of Bayer Leverkusen, new manager Peter Bosz was fighting some old demons. Borussia Mönchengladbach were very happy to soak up all the pressure, scored a nice goal by getting between Leverkusen’s defense and midfield, and held on to the lead to take three points home. Tactical analysis and match […]

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Tactical analysis Dortmund - Borussia Mönchengladbach 2-1 Bundesliga

A match between the Bundesliga leaders and the current runners up holds a lot of promise. As a spectacle of sorts, the match did not deliver, but Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Mönchengladbach still offered a tactically interesting game between two possession based teams. The home side’s superior pressing setup proved crucial, holding off Gladbach’s attempt […]

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Tactical Analysis RB Leipzig - Borussia Monchengladbach 2-0 Bundesliga

The clash between Leipzig and Borussia Mönchengladbach was the top match of this Bundesliga round. Leipzig’s struggles in the Europa League makes the league their biggest chance to qualify for European football next season. By beating high-flying Gladbach, Leipzig took an important step in this direction. Leipzig’s strategy featured their characteristic high pressure defending and […]

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