Bundesliga – Bayern Munich to face SC Freiburg on Match-day 10
Both Bayern and Freiburg currently share Champion’s League qualification hopes, as they sit third and second in the League, respectively.
This season’s Bundesliga campaign, has so far seen Bayern Munich achieve 16 points
Julian Nagelsmann’s men were held to a disappointing draw against Borussia Dortmund in their last fixture, he will be keen to improve on that in this game.
Also, a draw statistic of four in six matches is not all bad, but unfortunately will not bring the success Julian Nagelsmann’s men wishes for ultimately. With 16 points (4W, 1L and 4D), they are established in third position in the League having won four meetings, drawn four games, and lost one game.
Bayern have won two meetings and drawn two matches of their four League matches at home this season.
Victory for Bayern Munich would take their points tally to 19 so far this season.
A solid defensive team
Defence begins with attack and Bayern have defended well as a team, borne out by conceding eight goals in their previous games. Every player has contributed to them delivering a solid defensive display this Bundesliga season. Bayern have delivered goals in spades this season, largely down to the key attacking force of Jamal Musiala (5), Leroy Sane (4), and Sadio Mane (4).
Going into Sunday’s game, Julian Nagelsmann without three of his players, due to illness or injury.
It’s 18 points so far for SC Freiburg this season, going into this game
Freiburg will be hoping for a win, following a disappointing 2-2 away draw against Hertha in their last game.
Also, Freiburg seem unable to get over the line on a consistent basis, with three draws in four fixtures. They currently stand second in the League, with 18 points for a total of 5 wins, 1 losses and 3 draws having won five meetings, drawn three matches, and lost one game.
Playing away from home, Freiburg have won three meetings and drawn two fixtures.
A win in this fixture, would take SC Freiburg’s points from 18 to 21, so far this season.
Good atacking and defensive team
Freiburg’s defence has been rock solid so far, only conceding eight goals in their previous matches. Freiburg will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (14). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Michael Gregoritsch (4), Vincenzo Grifo (3), and Daniel-Kofi Kyereh (2).
Christian Streich will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of four of his Freiburg players.
Bayern Munich v SC Freiburg – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels Bayern and Freiburg have faced each other 45 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Bayern’s favour (32 – 4). Further, thirteen of the past 20 matches between Bayern and Freiburg have resulted in a Bayern win. In their most recent meeting of this fixture Breisgau Brazilians delivered a 1-4 away win.
For Bayern, Jamal Musiala scoredfive goals in nine League games this Bundesliga Season, while Michael Gregoritsch is one of the top performing players after having scoredfour goals in nine League matches this campaign for Freiburg.
Other standout players for Bayern are Leroy Sane and Sadio Mane with four goals and four goals respectively and for Freiburg are Michael Gregoritsch and Vincenzo Grifo with four goals both.