Pitchside Europe: Smash-and-grab Gladbach return to fore

“The Foals had begun their campaign with a shock 1-0 win at Bayern’s Allianz Arena in August, but the context then was very different. Gladbach started the season as relegation candidates, having narrowly escaped the drop last term, and the win was only their second away success over Bayern in the league in the club’s history. Five months later, they are just a point off top spot and chasing a place in the Champions League.”

This week’s Pitchside Europe blog for Eurosport examines how Lucien Favre has transformed Borussia Mönchengladbach from relegation fodder to Bundesliga title contenders in the space of just 11 months. You can read it here.

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