Everything you need to know about our Champions League opponents, Borussia Monchengladbach...

City and Gladbach will be familiar with each other after last year’s Group Stage in which the Blues won both ties. Gladbach have since sold midfielder Granit Xhaka to Arsenal and have had to come through a play-off against Swiss side Young Boys to reach this stage.

2015/16 Champions League top scorer

Lars Stindl (3 goals)

2015/16 league position

4th in the Bundesliga


Andre Schubert - The 45-year-old German coach took over from Lucien Favre in September 2015 and guided the side through a tricky start to ensure Champions League qualification.


Borussia-Park (54,000 capacity)

Previous meetings

The two sides had met before last season’s Champions League encounters, with Gladbach knocking City out of the 1978/79 UEFA Cup with an aggregate victory of 4-2 on their way to the trophy.

Best UCL/European Cup performance

Group Stage (2015/16)