Borussia Mönchengladbach will play at home against Hoffenheim in the first round of the German championship. The match will take place on August 6, starting at 13:30 GMT.
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Last season was not the most successful for Borussia. Gladbach finished the German championship in tenth place.
Borussia Mönchengladbach entered this game after beating Oberachern (9-1) in the first round of the DFB-Pokal.
Striker Markus Thuram scored a hat-trick in addition to a brace from winger Jonas Hofmann.
Hoffenheim finished last season next to Gladbach in ninth place. Not the worst result, but at some point the club clearly counted on more.
Hoffenheim, on the other hand, beat Rodinghausen (2-0) in the first round of the DFB-Pokal.
Late goals from Turkish centre-back Ozan Kabak and midfielder Grisha Promel ensured victory for Hoffenheim.
Borussia Mönchengladbach will be left without player Lars Stindl and centre-back Marvin Friedrich, while there are doubts about the availability of French midfielder Kouadio Kone and Austrian midfielder Hannes Wolff.
Injured: Marvin Friedrich, Lars Stindl.
Doubtful: Hannes Wolf, Kouadio Kone.
Meanwhile, experienced centre-back Benjamin Hübner and striker Ikhlas Bebow will be out for Hoffenheim, while midfielder Dennis Geiger and Bosnian international Ermin Bicakcic are questionable.
Injured: Benjamin Hubner, Ihlas Bebou.
Doubtful: Dennis Geiger, Ermin Bicakcic.
|Borussia M win 2.18||Draw 3.82||Hoffenheim win 3.18|
Borussia Mönchengladbach finished 10th in the Bundesliga last season.
Hoffenheim, on the other hand, finished ninth last season and will rely on the likes of Andrej Kramaric to score goals.
Prediction for this match: both teams to score + match total over 3.5 in 2.02.