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Bayern Munich will take to the pitch with away side Union Berlin at Allianz Arena in the Bundesliga 1 tie on Saturday.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Bayern Munich v Union Berlin are shown on this page (inc. the best betting odds).
Bayern Munich will be wanting a better result here after the 2-3 Champions League loss in their previous game against Paris Saint-Germain.
In that game, Bayern Munich managed 63% possession and 31 attempts at goal with 12 on target. For Bayern Munich, the scorers were Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (37') and Thomas Müller (60'). For their opponents, Paris Saint-Germain got 6 shots on goal with 5 on target. Kylian Mbappé (3', 68') and Marquinhos (28') scored for Paris Saint-Germain.
At least three goals per match have been seen in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Bayern Munich have been involved. Opposing sides scored 7 of them in this period while Bayern bagged a total of 16. Let’s find out if that trend can be sustained in this game.
Coming into this fixture, Bayern Munich are unbeaten in their previous 23 league matches at home. A fantastic home record.
Previously, Union Berlin drew 1-1 in the Bundesliga 1 tie with Hertha Berlin.
In that match, Union Berlin managed 58% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. The only player to score for Union Berlin was Robert Andrich (9'). At the other end, Hertha BSC had 4 shots on goal with 1 on target. Dodi Lukébakio (35') was the scorer for Hertha Berlin.
Urs Fischer's Union Berlin have seen their goal attempts be successful 7 times throughout their previous six matches. The number of goals that have been scored against them during those same clashes comes to 8.
Ahead of this clash, Union Berlin are without an away win for the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
The previous league meeting featuring these sides was Bundesliga 1 match day 11 on 12/12/2020 when it ended Union Berlin 1-1 Bayern Munich.
That day, Union Berlin had 32% possession and 12 shots on goal with 5 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Grischa Prömel (4').
Bayern Munich got 12 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Robert Lewandowski (67') scored.
The match was refereed by Bastian Dankert.
Team News: Bayern Munich
Serge Gnabry (Corona virus), Douglas Costa (Hairline crack in the foot), Marc Roca (Unknown Injury), Robert Lewandowski (Stretched Ligament), Ron-Thorben Hoffmann (Knee Injury), Lucas Hernández (Bruised Rib), Leon Goretzka (Strain), Niklas Süle (Torn Muscle Fibre) and Corentin Tolisso (torn tendon) won’t be able to feature for Bayern manager Hans-Dieter Flick. Alphonso Davies cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Union Berlin
Union Berlin manager Urs Fischer has multiple availability issues to deal with. Taiwo Awoniyi (Torn muscle bundle), Sheraldo Becker (Ankle Surgery), Leon Dajaku (Foot Injury) and Anthony Ujah (Knee Surgery) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
When taking all factors into account, Union Berlin would be disappointed if they were not to find the net against this Bayern Munich team, but it might not be enough to avoid a loss.
We think that it’s going to be a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 advantage for Bayern Munich after 90 minutes. Definitely a tough call.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Allianz Arena (75,000)
Captain: Manuel Neuer
Chairman: Herbert Hainer
Manager: Hans-Dieter Flick
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 1, Champions League (Quarter-Finals), UEFA Super Cup (Final)
🔑 Star Player: Thomas Müller
Regularly playing in the Striker position, Thomas Müller was born in Weilheim in Oberbayern, Germany. After having played his first senior match for Bayern Munich II in the 2008 - 2009 season, the dangerous Forward has netted 10 league goals in this Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 season to date coming from a total of 25 appearances.