Bundesliga – Bayern Munich – Werder Bremen on Match-day 14
Tuesday sees League Leaders Bayern, take on Werder at the Allianz Arena – 8:30pm GMT.
Leaders Bayern are currently six places higher than their opponents Werder, when the two sides meet, they will sit in first and seventh positions respectively.
Bayern Munich will seek to retain their position at the top of the table, this match is no exception
Bayern will have doubtless licked their wounds, following their recent defeat to Hertha at Olympiastadion. Julian Nagelsmann’s men will hope that is enough to deliver a positive result in this match.
Also, another fixture and another win for League leaders Bayern, winning is becoming habitual for them and this is the mark of a team, to sit within the reach of a Champion’s League place. With 28 points (8W – 1L and 4D), they currently sit top of the League having won eight fixtures, drawn four meetings, and lost one game.
Playing at home, Bayern have won four games and drawn two matches.
Bayern Munich will want to keep the pressure on their rivals as they sit at the top of the table, a win will take them to 31 points and keep their momentum going forward.
A solid defensive team
Bayern have a solid defence, with only 12 goals conceded in their previous games. Bayern have delivered goals in spades this season, largely down to the key attacking force of Jamal Musiala (8), Sadio Mane (6), and Leroy Sane (5).
Bayern may have to resort to second choice players, given the number of first choice players that are now unavailable through injury, illness or suspension.
Werder Bremen go into this match with 21 points secured
Ole Werner will hope that success brings further success, as his side look for another win in a row. Their last two outings resulted in victories against Schalke and Hertha.
Also, Werder keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last six fixtures is astonishing this season. Now they have 6 matches won, 4 games lost and 3 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in seventh place, with a total of 21 points having won six games, drawn three matches, and lost four meetings.
Werder’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Bayern. In the 6 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won three fixtures, drawn two games, and lost one game.
A win in this fixture, would take Werder Bremen’s points from 21 to 24, so far this season.
Good Attacking Performance
They have a good scoring average of 23 goals (20 from open play and three penalties). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Niclas Fullkrug (10), Marvin Ducksch (3), and Oliver Burke (2). Werder have conceded 19 goals.
Ole Werner could be missing up to two of their players through injury or illness for the game on Tuesday.
Bayern Munich v Werder Bremen – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels Bayern and Werder have faced each other 67 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Bayern’s favour (42 – 14). Additionally, ten of the past 16 matches between Bayern and Werder have resulted in a Bayern win. Their most recent encounter in this competition The River Islanders delivered a 1-3 away win.
Other players of note for Bayern are Jamal Musiala and Sadio Mane with eight goals each and for Werder are Niclas Fullkrug and Marvin Ducksch with 10 goals both.