This is how Bayern arrives
The course is set. Thanks to a 1-0 win in last Saturday’s main game against RB Leipzig, Bayern, seven games from the end of the season, are seven points ahead of second place. Since the introduction of the three-point rule, no league leader has squandered such a cushion so late in the season. In the Champions League, however, FCB suffered a setback during the week. The quarter-final first leg against PSG was lost 2-3 at the Allianz Arena at home. Against the Union, it is now up to the Munich team to further expand their excellent starting position in the league with a win and gain self-confidence for the second leg in Paris.
In a very close match in the 1st round, the teams drew 1-1 after goals from Grischa Prömel and Robert Lewandowski.
This is how Union Berlin arrives
Union Berlin is one of the positive surprises of the season. After achieving sovereign permanence in their first season in the Bundesliga, the Koepenickers (Union Berlin nickname) are now having an even better season. 39 points after 27 games (nine points more than in the previous season) represent a solid seventh place in the table. In the match of the 1st round in the Old forestry, the Union was able to draw a 1-1 draw against Bayern. Last Sunday there was also a 1-1 draw in the derby against Hertha BSC. “I like the mentality and the way they play football. They are very strong and have a lot of dynamism in the game, ”said FCB coach Flick. “They have a football approach, I like that a lot. The coach does an excellent job. “
Highs and lows for Bayern vs. Union Berlin
Bayern will have to do without Alphonso Davies (red card sanction), Robert Lewandowski (ligament stretch in the right knee), Corentin Tolisso (tendon rupture) and Douglas Costa (training after metatarsal fissure), also from Niklas Süle, Leon Goretzka, Lucas Hernández and Marc Roca.
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In the Union: Anthony Ujah, Sheraldo Becker, the loan from FCB Leon Dajaku and Taiwo Awoniyi will be out due to injuries. There is still a question mark behind the presence of Niko Gießelmann.
What the coaches have said
Hansi Flick: “Above all, we want to win the game against Union, which will be difficult. This is how we face the game. We will also make sure to control the overload. But the three points are our main objective. “
Urs Fischer (entrenador, Union Berlin): “Bayern are one of the best teams in the world. They have won six titles and everything you can win as a club. We have to be happy for this game, but we also need our best day. “
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