UEFA Champions League EDT (USA Time), BST (British Time), IST (Indian Time), GMT+0, Live Stream and TV telecast: Borussia Monchengladbach welcome Catalan powerhouse Barcelona to Borussia-Park this Wednesday, September 28th (September 29th IST).
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Match: Borussia Monchengladbach Vs Barcelona (UEFA Champions League)
Date: September 28th, 2016; 14:45 EDT, 19:45 BST, 18:45 GMT+0, 0:15 IST (September 29th)
Venue: Borussia-Park, Monchengladbach
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The host team Gladbach were heavily beaten in the first game of the Champions league campaign by Manchester City with a 4–0 margin. Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero was the man of the show scoring a brace in the first half and earning a hat-trick with 10 minutes left on the clock. Borussia went through the qualification phase in style, defeating Switzerland team Young Boys 9–2 on aggregate score. They are also doing well in Bundesliga after managing 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss from their 5 fixtures so far. As for the team news, defensive duo Alvaro Dominguez and Mamadou Doucoure are both injured, as well as Patrick Hermann, Josip Drmic and Raffael.
Meanwhile, The Catalans kicked their 2016–2017 UEFA Champions League campaign off in style with goal-galore win over Brandon Rogers’ Celtic. Jose Enrique’s tutored side hit 7 goals past their Scottish competitors on matcweek one, coming after a depressing home loss in the La Liga to the newly promoted Alaves. Barcelona have scored 11 goals in the previous three domestic league fixtures one of which was a 1–1 stalemate against Atletico Madrid. As regards injury update, the biggest miss will be Lionel Messi who is out with a muscular injury. French centre back Samuel Umtiti is also sidelined.
Borussia Monchengladbach Vs Barcelona: Head-to-Head Stats
Two sides have never met before, this will be the first match between them.
Borussia Monchengladbach: Predicted Line-up (3–4‑3)
Sommer – Elvedi, Christensen, Jantschke – Wendt, Dahoud, Kramer, Korb, Stindl – Johnson, Hazard.
Barcelona: Predicted Line-up (4–3‑3)
Ter Stegen – Alba, Pique, Mascherano, Roberto – Rakitic, Iniesta, Turan – Neymar, Rafinha, Suarez.