Borussia Mönchengladbach - 1. FSV Mainz 05

Gladbach footballers have been behind this year's performances in the Champions League. With that farewell, although high in defeat 4: 0 at Camp Nou with Barcelona, ​​but otherwise charges Andre Schubert generally do not be ashamed. In tough group with clear favorites in the form of Catalans and Manchester City scored five points and third place have secured progress to the knockout stages of the European spring league.

In domestic competition, however, for the Colts far not such finery. Ambitious whole of the Rhine is one of thirteen games played up to thirteenth place and ensuring Champions League playoff losing Schubert guys twelve points. The opportunity to improve and get the three points will Borussia players against Mainz, for whom the contrary, this year's performance in the Cup Europe this week is over.

Die Nullfünfer ended up in a tough qualification group with Anderlecht, the Belgian and French Saint-Etienne into third place for the rest of the season to concentrate on the domestic competition, which still includes wards Martin Schmidt eleventh place. On Sunday at Borussia-Park, however, will have to do without the services of their productive striker. Jhon Córdoba is serving a sentence. Basically, it seems to replace youngster Aaron Seydel.

It Gladbach missing Hermann, which is after the operation ankle Traoré and Drmic. Even without them, however, they will be home to Borussia fans expect victory. Indeed, if today Gladbach gained three points, it would have been the ninth time in a row and the dream of a Champions League club would be the Rhine just got away.