Kick-Off Time: 6:30 PM
Date: Saturday, November 09, 2019.
Venue: Allianz Arena, Germany.
We look forward to a cracking weekend in the Bundesliga as two rivals face each other. The rivalry between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund has been in existence, and it promises to be loads of goals and attacking intent from both sides.
Niko Kovac was dismissed during the week, and his era has ended at the Allianz Arena. After the humiliating loss to Eintracht Frankfurt last weekend, The affairs of the team has been taken over by the caretaker manager Hansi Flick. And his first match as the caretaker manager was a 2-0 win in the Champions League over Olympiakos as Lewandowski and Ivan Perisic got on the score sheet.
Bayern has to replicate this form under the interim manager and maintain the newfound momentum to face Dortmund this weekend. Their below per performance has placed them fourth on the log. They will be looking to make things right as they face their bitter rivals.
The Bavarians will be without their key defenders Jerome Boateng who was sent off in their previous match against Frankfurt and Niklas Sule, who is still out injured.
Dortmund, on the other hand, had to endure a topsy-turvy form in their quest for the Bundesliga title.
Their win against Wolfsburg was another step taken to charge their rivals occupying the log. They will have to capitalize on the weakness of the Bavarians, which is their defense. The likes of Alcacer, Achraf Hakimi, Jadon Sancho will have to look for a way to penetrate the defense.
Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund Head – to – Head (h2h) in past five previous meetings
Bayern Munich has won three out of their past four meetings while Dortmund has won
only once and no draws.
Written by: Olumide Akinnifesi