Schalke and Borussia Dortmund meet in a local derby for the 143rd time on Saturday. Schalke hope to repeat last year's success when they won both matches against their archrivals.
Having finished mid-table last term, Schalke and Gladbach both now sit in Champions League spots despite disappointments last time out. Both will be looking to bounce back when they face each other in Mönchengladbach.
Peter Stöger has called on Cologne bosses to either back him or sack him after their winless campaign so far. A trip to third-placed Schalke is the last thing Cologne need with their opponents on a high.
Cologne throw away a 3-0 lead to lose 4-3 to Freiburg in one of the games of the season. On Saturday, Werder Bremen got the better of Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich stretched their lead at the Bundesliga summit.
Gladbach missed the chance to go second, while Eintracht Frankfurt now have the best away form in the Bundesliga. Beleaguered Borussia Dortmund took a point, RB Leipzig took a beating. All the results from Matchday 14.
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