2018–19 Borussia Mönchengladbach season

The 2018–19 Borussia Mönchengladbach season is the 119th season in the football club's history and 11th consecutive and 51st overall season in the top flight of German football, the Bundesliga, having been promoted from the 2. Bundesliga in 2008. In addition to the domestic league, Borussia Mönchengladbach also are participating in this season's edition of the domestic cup, the DFB-Pokal. This is the 15th season for Mönchengladbach in the Borussia-Park, located in Mönchengladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The season covers a period from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

Borussia Mönchengladbach
2018–19 season
PresidentRolf Königs
ManagerDieter Hecking
StadiumBorussia-Park
Bundesliga5th
DFB-PokalSecond round
Top goalscorerLeague:
Alassane Pléa
(12 goals)

All:
Alassane Pléa
(15 goals)
Highest home attendance54,022
Lowest home attendance41,257
Average home league attendance49,668
Biggest winHastedt 1–11 Gladbach
Biggest defeatGladbach 0–5 Leverkusen
All statistics correct as of 25 May 2019.

PlayersEdit

Squad informationEdit

As of 14 January 2020[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Yann Sommer (vice-captain)
4   DF Mamadou Doucouré
5   MF Tobias Strobl
6   MF Christoph Kramer
7   MF Patrick Herrmann
8   MF Denis Zakaria
10   FW Marcus Thuram
11   FW Raffael
13   FW Lars Stindl (captain)
14   FW Alassane Pléa
16   MF Ibrahima Traoré
17   DF Oscar Wendt
18   DF Stefan Lainer
No. Position Player
19   MF Fabian Johnson
21   GK Tobias Sippel
22   MF László Bénes
23   MF Jonas Hofmann
24   DF Tony Jantschke
25   DF Ramy Bensebaini
26   FW Torben Müsel
28   DF Matthias Ginter
30   DF Nico Elvedi
31   GK Max Grün
32   MF Florian Neuhaus
36   FW Breel Embolo
37   MF Keanan Bennetts

TransfersEdit

InEdit

No. Pos Player From Type Window Ends Fee Source
3 DF   Michael Lang   FC Basel Transfer Summer 2022 €2,800,000
14 FW   Alassane Pléa   Nice Transfer Summer 2023 €23,000,000
32 MF   Florian Neuhaus Fortuna Düsseldorf Loan return Summer 2022 Free
37 MF   Keanan Bennetts   Tottenham Hotspur U23 Transfer Summer 2022 €2,250,000
40 MF   Andreas Poulsen   FC Midtjylland Transfer Summer 2022 €4,500,000
42 DF   Florian Mayer Borussia Mönchengladbach II Promoted Summer 2019 Free
DF   Louis Beyer Borussia Mönchengladbach U19 Promoted Summer Free
GK   Janis Blaswich Hansa Rostock Loan return Summer 2019 Free
MF   Tsiy William Ndenge   Roda JC Loan return Summer 2019 Free
FW   Kwame Yeboah SC Paderborn Loan return Summer 2019 Free

OutEdit

No. Pos Player To Type Window Fee Source
3 DF   Reece Oxford   West Ham Loan return Summer Free
4 DF   Jannik Vestergaard   Southampton Transfer Summer €25,000,000
26 FW   Raúl Bobadilla   Argentinos Juniors Transfer Summer €1,800,000
32 FW   Vincenzo Grifo 1899 Hoffenheim Transfer Summer €5,500,000
33 GK   Christofer Heimeroth Retired Summer
44 FW   Ba-Muaka Simakala Borussia Mönchengladbach II Transfer Summer Free
GK   Janis Blaswich   Heracles Almelo Transfer Summer Undisclosed
MF   Tsiy William Ndenge Borussia Mönchengladbach II Transfer Summer Free
FW   Kwame Yeboah SC Fortuna Köln Transfer Summer Undisclosed

Friendly matchesEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

CompetitionsEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss

OverviewEdit

Competition First match Last match Starting round Final position Record
Pld W D L GF GA GD Win %
Bundesliga 25 August 2018 18 May 2019 Matchday 1 34 16 7 11 55 42 +13 047.06
DFB-Pokal 19 August 2018 31 October 2018 First round Second round 2 1 0 1 11 6 +5 050.00
Total 36 17 7 12 66 48 +18 047.22

Last updated: 25 May 2019

Source: Competitions

BundesligaEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
3 RB Leipzig 34 19 9 6 63 29 +34 66 Qualification to Champions League group stage
4 Bayer Leverkusen 34 18 4 12 69 52 +17 58
5 Borussia Mönchengladbach 34 16 7 11 55 42 +13 55 Qualification to Europa League group stage[a]
6 VfL Wolfsburg 34 16 7 11 62 50 +12 55
7 Eintracht Frankfurt 34 15 9 10 60 48 +12 54 Qualification to Europa League second qualifying round[a]
Source: DFB
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head goals scored; 7) Head-to-head away goals scored; 8) Away goals scored; 9) Play-off.[2]
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Since the winners of the 2018–19 DFB-Pokal, Bayern Munich, qualified for the Champions League based on league position, the Europa League group stage spot was passed to the sixth-placed team, and the Europa League second qualifying round spot was passed to the seventh-placed team.

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
34 16 7 11 55 42  +13 55 9 3 5 31 22  +9 7 4 6 24 20  +4

Last updated: 25 May 2019.
Source: Bundesliga

Results by roundEdit

Round12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334
GroundHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAH
ResultWDWLWDWWLWWWLWDWLWWWLDLLWDLDWLLDWL
Position3546443232222222333233344455555645
Updated to match(es) played on 25 May 2019. Source: DFB
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

MatchesEdit

DFB-PokalEdit

StatisticsEdit

Appearances and goalsEdit

No. Pos Nat Player Total Bundesliga DFB-Pokal
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
1 GK   Yann Sommer 35 0 34 0 1 0
21 GK   Tobias Sippel 1 0 0 0 1 0
35 GK   Moritz Nicolas 0 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
2 DF   Mandela Egbo 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 DF   Michael Lang 18 1 15+2 1 1 0
15 DF   Louis Beyer 10 0 8+1 0 1 0
17 DF   Oscar Wendt 34 1 30+2 1 2 0
24 DF   Tony Jantschke 15 0 10+4 0 1 0
28 DF   Matthias Ginter 29 2 27 2 2 0
29 DF   Mamadou Doucouré 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 DF   Nico Elvedi 31 2 30 2 1 0
38 DF   Marcel Benger 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 DF   Andreas Poulsen 1 0 0 0 0+1 0
42 DF   Florian Mayer 0 0 0 0 0 0
Midfielders
5 MF   Tobias Strobl 30 0 26+3 0 1 0
6 MF   Christoph Kramer 19 2 13+5 2 1 0
7 MF   Patrick Herrmann 25 3 10+14 3 0+1 0
8 MF   Denis Zakaria 32 4 21+10 4 0+1 0
16 MF   Ibrahima Traoré 17 0 5+11 0 0+1 0
19 MF   Fabian Johnson 18 1 11+7 1 0 0
23 MF   Jonas Hofmann 29 6 21+6 5 2 1
27 MF   Mickaël Cuisance 13 0 1+10 0 0+2 0
32 MF   Florian Neuhaus 34 4 25+7 3 2 1
37 MF   Keanan Bennetts 0 0 0 0 0 0
Forwards
10 FW   Thorgan Hazard 35 13 33 10 2 3
11 FW   Raffael 14 5 5+8 2 1 3
13 FW   Lars Stindl 22 3 19+2 3 1 0
14 FW   Alassane Pléa 35 15 28+6 12 1 3
18 FW   Josip Drmić 5 2 2+3 2 0 0
20 FW   Julio Villalba 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 FW   Torben Müsel 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players transferred out during the season
22 MF   László Bénes 1 0 0+1 0 0 0

Last updated: 18 May 2019
Source: Competitions

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Squad – Borussia Mönchengladbach". borussia.de. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Spielordnung" [Match rules] (PDF). DFL.de (in German). Deutsche Fußball Liga. 1 July 2018. p. 3. Retrieved 27 July 2018.