Bundesliga – Union Berlin to face Bayern Munich on Match-day 5

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Bundesliga action on Saturday as Union Berlin and Bayern meet at the An der Alten Försterei Stadium – 3:30pm GMT.

Both Union Berlin and Bayern currently share Champion’s League qualification hopes, as they sit second and first in the League, respectively.

Union Berlin face his opponents, equal on points, it will likely be a thrilling encounter

Union Berlin must take a positive approach to this game, if they are to get anything out of, following their recent defeat to Schalke at Veltins-Arena.

Also, Urs Fischer’s Union Berlin have enjoyed excellent form all season, which is responsible for their Champion’s League qualification position. With 10 points, they currently sit second in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 3 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws having won three matches and drawn one game.

Union Berlin have won two fixtures of their two League matches at home this season.

Union Berlin will have 13 points if they manage to secure a victory.

A solid defensive team

Union Berlin’s defence has been rock solid so far, only conceding three goals in their previous games. Union Berlin have impressed this season, in terms of goal scoring ability, with 11 so far. Their stand out attacking players have been Sheraldo Becker (4), Sven Michel (2), and Jordan Siebatcheu (2).

Going into Saturday’s game, Urs Fischer without two of his players, due to illness or injury.

To retain first position in the Bundesliga is Bayern Munich’s target this week

Bayern’s next opponents will smell blood if they begin the next match with all guns blazing. Whilst it’s understandable that they may want to do this, after their recent 1-1 draw at B Mönchengladbach and previous loss to Bochum, The Reds must get a positive result and keep defensively solid.

Also, League leaders Bayern keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last four meetings is astonishing this season, who sit comfortably withing the Champion’s League qualification zone. They currently sit in first place, top of the League, having accrued 10 points so far this season. This means a record of 3 wins, 0 losses and 1 draws having won three games and drawn one game.

Bayern have won two matches of their two League matches on the road this season.

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 13 points and keep their momentum going forward.

A solid defensive team

Bayern have shown a solidity in defence, having only conceded two goals in their previous fixtures. Bayern’s goal scoring stats this season are among the best in the League (16). Their stand out attacking players have been Sadio Mane (3), Jamal Musiala (3), and Serge Gnabry (2).

Union Berlin v Bayern Munich – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels four victories and two draws for Union Berlin. In addition, Bayern are unbeaten in their last two matches played at the An der Alten Försterei Stadium against Union Berlin. Their most recent encounter in this competition was March 2022 and the score line ended up with a 4-0 win for Union Berlin.

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