Borussia Mönchengladbach is one of the most successful clubs in Germany. Though far from the team of years past, return to the Champions League has once again made them one of Germany's best and most iconic clubs.
Most of their title success came in the 1970s, when they won five Bundesliga titles, two German Cups and two UEFA Cups. The Foals were the first to win three consecutive Bundesliga titles, and were the first German participants in the Cup Winners' Cup. After the legendary Bökelbergstadion, Gladbach now plays at the Borussia-Park. Follow all the latest on Borussia Mönchengladbach with DW's content, collated below.
Both Bundesliga teams on display on Friday night are in the hat for the second round but neither were entirely convincing against lower league opposition. Elsewhere, there was a thrilling win for Dynamo Dresden.
Eintracht Frankfurt have booked their place in the final of the German Cup after a penalty shootout win over Borussia Mönchengladbach. Frankfurt will face Bayern Munich or Borussia Dortmund in the May 27 showpiece.
Another superb display from Anthony Modeste wasn't enough to stop Cologne losing a thrilling Rhine derby, as Lars Stindl's strike won it for Gladbach. Hamburg picked up a big win and Mainz sunk further in to trouble.
Bayern inched closer to a fifth straight Bundesliga crown with a 1-0 victory at Gladbach that put them 13 points clear at the top with nine games to play. Schalke earlier capped a fine week with a 1-0 win at Mainz.