2016–17 Borussia Mönchengladbach season

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Borussia Mönchengladbach
2016–17 season
President Rolf Königs
Manager André Schubert
(until 21 December)
Dieter Hecking
(from 4 January)
Stadium BORUSSIA-PARK
Bundesliga 9th
DFB-Pokal Semi-finals
Champions League Group stage
Europa League Round of 16
Top goalscorer League:
Lars Stindl
(11 goals)

All:
Lars Stindl
(18 goals)
Highest home attendance 54,014
Lowest home attendance 40,452
Average home league attendance 51,494
Biggest win Gladbach 6–1 Young Boys
Biggest defeat Man. City 4–0 Gladbach
Schalke 4–0 Gladbach
Barcelona 4–0 Gladbach
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours
All statistics correct as of 27 May 2017.

The 2016–17 Borussia Mönchengladbach season is the 117th season in the club's history.

Season overview[edit]

Background[edit]

Borussia Mönchengladbach finished fourth in the 2015–16 league season.[1] This qualified them for the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League play-off round.[1] They were eliminated 2015–16 edition of Champions League in the group stage, finishing fourth.[2] They were also eliminated in the round of 16 of the DFB-Pokal by Werder Bremen.[3]

Players[edit]

Squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 Switzerland GK Yann Sommer
3 Denmark DF Andreas Christensen (on loan from Chelsea)
4 Denmark DF Jannik Vestergaard
5 Germany MF Tobias Strobl
6 Germany MF Christoph Kramer
7 Germany MF Patrick Herrmann
8 Germany MF Mahmoud Dahoud
9 Switzerland FW Josip Drmić
10 Belgium FW Thorgan Hazard
11 Brazil FW Raffael
13 Germany FW Lars Stindl (Captain)
14 Germany MF Nico Schulz
15 Germany MF Marvin Schulz
16 Guinea MF Ibrahima Traoré
17 Sweden DF Oscar Wendt
No. Position Player
19 United States MF Fabian Johnson
20 Switzerland MF Djibril Sow
21 Germany GK Tobias Sippel
22 Slovakia MF László Bénes
23 Germany MF Jonas Hofmann
24 Germany DF Tony Jantschke (Vice-captain)
25 France DF Timothée Kolodziejczak
26 Germany MF Tsiy William Ndenge
27 Germany DF Julian Korb
28 Germany FW André Hahn
29 France DF Mamadou Doucouré
30 Switzerland DF Nico Elvedi
33 Germany GK Christofer Heimeroth
35 Germany GK Moritz Nicolas
44 Germany FW Ba-Muaka Simakala

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

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

No. Position Player
22 Slovakia MF László Bénes (from Žilina)
-- Germany Janis Blaswich (from Dynamo Dresden)
29 France DF Mamadou Doucouré (from Paris Saint-Germain)
9 Switzerland FW Josip Drmić (from Hamburger SV)
6 Germany MF Christoph Kramer (from Bayer Leverkusen)
5 Austria DF Tobias Strobl (from 1899 Hoffenheim)[4]
4 Denmark DF Jannik Vestergaard (from Werder Bremen)

Out[edit]

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

No. Position Player
-- Germany Nico Brandenburger (to 2nd XI)
4 Netherlands DF Roel Brouwers (to Roda JC)[5]
5 Austria DF Martin Hinteregger (loan return to Red Bull Salzburg)[6]
6 Norway MF Håvard Nordtveit (to West Ham United)[7]
31 Sweden FW Branimir Hrgota (to Eintracht Frankfurt)
34 Switzerland MF Granit Xhaka (to Arsenal)[8]
39 Austria DF Martin Stranzl (retired)[9]

Friendly matches[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

Uhrencup[edit]

Pos Team Pld W WP D LP L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1 Turkey Galatasaray 2 1 0 1 0 0 4 1 +3 4 2016 Uhrencup Champions
2 Switzerland Zürich 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 4 −2 3
3 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach 2 0 1 0 0 1 5 5 0 2
4 Switzerland Young Boys 2 0 0 1 1 0 4 5 −1 2
Source: Uhrencup
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Goal ratio[10]

Osnabrück Football Summer[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L GF GA GD Pts Final result
1 Wales Cardiff City 2 2 0 5 1 +4 6 2016 Osnabrück Football Summer Champions
2 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach 2 2 0 2 1 +1 6
3 Germany FC St. Pauli 2 0 2 1 2 −1 0
4 Germany VfL Osnabrück (H) 2 0 2 1 5 −4 0
Source: VfL Osnabrück
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Head to head result
(H) Host.

Competitions[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

Overview[edit]

Competition First match Last match Starting round Final position Record
Pld W D L GF GA GD Win %
Bundesliga 27 August 2016 20 May 2017 Matchday 1 9th 34 12 9 13 45 49 −4 035.29
DFB-Pokal 20 August 2016 25 April 2017 First round Semi-finals 5 4 1 0 8 2 +6 080.00
Champions League 16 August 2016 6 December 2016 Play-off round Group stage 8 3 2 3 14 14 +0 037.50
Europa League 16 February 2017 16 March 2017 Round of 32 Round of 16 4 1 2 1 7 6 +1 025.00
Total 51 20 14 17 74 71 +3 039.22

Last updated: 27 May 2017
Source: Competitions

Bundesliga[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
7 SC Freiburg 34 14 6 14 42 60 −18 48 Qualification to Europa League third qualifying round[a]
8 Werder Bremen 34 13 6 15 61 64 −3 45
9 Borussia Mönchengladbach 34 12 9 13 45 49 −4 45
10 Schalke 04 34 11 10 13 45 40 +5 43
11 Eintracht Frankfurt 34 11 9 14 36 43 −7 42
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 away goals scored; 7) Away goals scored; 8) Play-off.[11]
Notes:
  1. ^ Since the winners of the 2016–17 DFB-Pokal, Borussia Dortmund, qualified for the Champions League based on league position, the Europa League group stage spot was passed to the sixth-placed team, Hertha BSC; and the Europa League third qualifying round spot was passed to the seventh-placed team, SC Freiburg.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
34 12 9 13 45 49  −4 45 7 5 5 26 18  +8 5 4 8 19 31  −12

Last updated: 27 May 2017.
Source: Bundesliga

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
Ground H A H A H A H A H A H H A H A H A A H A H A H A H A H A A H A H A H
Result W L W D W L D L D L L D L W L L D W W W L W W L L D W W L L W D D D
Position 4 10 6 8 4 9 9 10 11 11 13 13 13 12 13 14 14 13 11 10 11 10 9 9 10 10 9 8 9 10 9 9 9 9
Last updated: 27 May 2017.
Source: Bundesliga

Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches[edit]

DFB-Pokal[edit]

UEFA Champions League[edit]

Play-off round[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Spain Barcelona 6 5 0 1 20 4 +16 15 Advance to knockout phase
2 England Manchester City 6 2 3 1 12 10 +2 9
3 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach 6 1 2 3 5 12 −7 5 Transfer to Europa League
4 Scotland Celtic 6 0 3 3 5 16 −11 3
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers

UEFA Europa League[edit]

Knockout phase[edit]

Round of 32[edit]
Round of 16[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total Bundesliga DFB-Pokal Champions League Europa League
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
1 GK Switzerland Yann Sommer 50 0 34 0 4 0 8 0 4 0
21 GK Germany Tobias Sippel 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
33 GK Germany Christofer Heimeroth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
35 GK Germany Moritz Nicolas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
3 DF Denmark Andreas Christensen 43 4 31 2 3 0 6 0 3 2
4 DF Denmark Jannik Vestergaard 49 4 29+5 4 5 0 4+2 0 4 0
15 DF Germany Marvin Schulz 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 DF Sweden Oscar Wendt 43 3 28 2 4+1 1 6 0 4 0
24 DF Germany Tony Jantschke 35 0 17+5 0 4 0 4+1 0 4 0
25 DF France Timothée Kolodziejczak 2 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
27 DF Germany Julian Korb 21 1 7+5 0 1+1 1 4+2 0 0+1 0
29 DF France Mamadou Doucouré 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 DF Switzerland Nico Elvedi 35 0 23+2 0 2 0 8 0 0 0
Midfielders
5 MF Germany Tobias Strobl 37 0 18+5 0 2+2 0 7 0 1+2 0
6 MF Germany Christoph Kramer 38 0 23+1 0 4 0 6+1 0 3 0
7 MF Germany Patrick Herrmann 31 1 9+9 1 3+2 0 1+3 0 3+1 0
8 MF Germany Mahmoud Dahoud 42 3 26+2 2 5 0 4+1 0 4 1
14 MF Germany Nico Schulz 16 1 4+8 1 0+1 0 1+1 0 0+1 0
16 MF Guinea Ibrahima Traoré 21 1 9+5 1 2 0 4+1 0 0 0
19 MF United States Fabian Johnson 35 4 12+9 3 2+1 1 4+3 0 3+1 0
20 MF Switzerland Djibril Sow 3 0 0+1 0 0+2 0 0 0 0 0
22 MF Slovakia László Bénes 10 1 3+5 1 0+2 0 0 0 0 0
23 MF Germany Jonas Hofmann 29 2 16+5 0 3 1 1+1 0 2+1 1
26 MF Germany Tsiy William Ndenge 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Forwards
9 FW Switzerland Josip Drmić 16 0 2+10 0 1 0 0 0 1+2 0
10 FW Belgium Thorgan Hazard 33 11 18+5 6 1+1 1 5+1 4 2 0
11 FW Brazil Raffael 31 13 18+2 7 1+1 1 5+2 5 2 0
13 FW Germany Lars Stindl 44 18 29+1 11 4 2 7 2 3 3
28 FW Germany André Hahn 45 5 18+12 3 3+2 0 4+3 2 0+3 0
44 FW Germany Ba-Muaka Simakala 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players transferred out during the season
18 DF Spain Álvaro Domínguez 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Last updated: 20 May 2017
Source:Competitions

Goalscorers[edit]

Rank No. Pos Nat Name Bundesliga DFB-Pokal UEFA CL UEFA EL Total
1 13 FW Germany Lars Stindl 11 2 2 3 18
2 11 FW Brazil Raffael 7 1 5 0 13
3 10 FW Belgium Thorgan Hazard 6 1 4 0 11
4 28 FW Germany André Hahn 3 0 2 0 5
5 3 DF Denmark Andreas Christensen 2 0 0 2 4
4 DF Denmark Jannik Vestergaard 4 0 0 0 4
19 MF United States Fabian Johnson 3 1 0 0 4
8 8 MF Germany Mahmoud Dahoud 2 0 0 1 3
17 DF Sweden Oscar Wendt 3 0 0 0 3
23 MF Germany Jonas Hofmann 0 1 0 1 2
11 7 MF Germany Patrick Herrmann 1 0 0 0 1
14 MF Germany Nico Schulz 1 0 0 0 1
16 MF Guinea Ibrahima Traoré 1 0 0 0 1
22 MF Slovakia László Bénes 1 0 0 0 1
27 DF Germany Julian Korb 0 1 0 0 1
Own goal 1 0 1 0 2
Totals 45 8 14 7 74

Last updated: 20 May 2017

Clean sheets[edit]

Rank No. Pos Nat Name Bundesliga DFB-Pokal UEFA CL UEFA EL Total
1 1 GK Switzerland Yann Sommer 10 2 1 0 13
2 21 GK Germany Tobias Sippel 0 1 0 0 1
Totals 10 3 1 0 14

Last updated: 5 April 2017

Disciplinary record[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Bundesliga DFB-Pokal UEFA CL UEFA EL Total
Yellow card Yellow cardYellow cardRed card Red card Yellow card Yellow cardYellow cardRed card Red card Yellow card Yellow cardYellow cardRed card Red card Yellow card Yellow cardYellow cardRed card Red card Yellow card Yellow cardYellow cardRed card Red card
1 GK Switzerland Yann Sommer 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3 DF Denmark Andreas Christensen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4 DF Denmark Jannik Vestergaard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
5 MF Germany Tobias Strobl 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7 1 0
6 MF Germany Christoph Kramer 5 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 10 1 0
7 MF Germany Patrick Herrmann 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
8 MF Germany Mahmoud Dahoud 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0
10 FW Belgium Thorgan Hazard 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
11 FW Brazil Raffael 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0
13 FW Germany Lars Stindl 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 10 1 0
14 MF Germany Nico Schulz 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
16 MF Guinea Ibrahima Traoré 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
17 DF Sweden Oscar Wendt 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 0
19 MF United States Fabian Johnson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
21 GK Germany Tobias Sippel 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
22 MF Slovakia László Bénes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
24 DF Germany Tony Jantschke 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 6 0 0
27 DF Germany Julian Korb 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
28 FW Germany André Hahn 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
30 DF Switzerland Nico Elvedi 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
Totals 45 2 0 6 0 0 10 1 1 9 0 0 70 3 1

Last updated: 20 May 2017

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