Seeking to increase the distance with his closest pursuers, the always candidate for the German Bundesliga title as Bayern Munich lends himself to face a motivated FC Cologne, in a duel to be played this Tuesday, January 24 at 8:30 p.m. at the Allianz Arena in München, and which corresponds to the day 17.
Die Bayern could not hold the score at the Bundesliga restart and so they tied in his visit to RB Leipzig (1-1), breaking a streak of ten official victories in a row. The Bavarians still at the top of the Bundesliga with a five-point advantage over his three closest pursuers.
Die Geißböcke has come out determined to distance itself from the relegation positions, and they thrashed at home to Werder Bremen (7-1), leaving behind a record of four consecutive Bundesliga defeats. They are tenth in the standings, five points ahead of relegation positions, but also six points below of European positions.
Bayern Munich: News and alignments:
Julian Nagelsmann’s men failed to capitalize on Choupo-Moting’s goal that opened the scoring on their recent visit to Die Roten Bullen, and so the Bavarians settled for the a tie (1-1), result that allows you to chain fifteen consecutive games without losing in all competitions.
For Bundesliga Die Bayern is undefeated in their last nine games (7 wins, 2 draws), ranking in the first placewith a five-point advantage over Eintracht Frankfurt, Union Berlin, and Freiburg.
Previously he said a draw, Bayern Munich had a streak of ten official victories, where we include meetings by Champions Leaguea competition where in the round of 16 they will face PSG, in the fortnight of February.
At home, Die Bayern not only chains seven consecutive official victoriesbut it is undefeated in their ten official matches (8 wins, 2 draws), and their victory is offered by bet365 with a fee of [1.18].
For this duel Yann Sommer will continue to own the goal due to the loss of Manuel Neuer. Other absences are the already known of Noussair Mazraoui, Lucas Hernández, Sadio Mané among the most outstanding.
Possible alignment: Sommer in goal; in defense Upamecano, De Light, and Benjamin Pavard; in midfield Alphonso Davies, Goretzka, Joshua Kimmich, and Musiala; in attack Leroy Sané, Gnabry, and Choupo-Moting.
FC Cologne: News and lineups
Steffen Baumgart’s men restarted the activity with a rout against Werder Bremen (7-1), a match that, in addition to having Steffen Tigges and Ellyes Skhiri as main figures, sentenced him in the first half with 5 goals in 36 minutes.
In this way Die Geißböcke not only left behind a three game losing streak Bundesliga, but also a record of five official matches without winning in a row.
FC Cologne now sit tenth in the standings Bundesligadistancing himself five points from relegation positions, but he was also excited about entering European positions, by placing six points below.
The problem is his poor performance away from home where he registers just one win in their last eight official matches (1 win, 2 draws, 5 losses); while for Bundesliga away from home chains four consecutive losses, receiving 14 goals for just 2 converted.
Baumgart also has injury problems, and thus to the already confirmed casualties of Kristian Pedersen, Jan Thielmann, Sebastian Andersson and Florian Dietz, the Tunisian Skhiri has been added, who was injured at the weekend. The triumph of FC Cologne is offered by bet365 with a fee of [13.00].
Possible alignment: In goal Schwäbe; in defense Chabot, Benno Schmitz, Hübers, and Jonas Hector; in midfield Lemperle, Kainz, Maina, and Martel; in attack Tigges, and Denis Huseinbašić.
Bayern Munich – FC Cologne: Their history
It will be the first duel of the season between these teams. Last season Bayern Munich won both duels with an aggregate of 7-2.
Die Bayern chains nine straight wins over FC Cologne in league matches, as well as being undefeated in their last sixteen official direct meetings (15 wins, 1 draw).
Mention that the Bavarians record seven wins in their last eight league games against Die Geißböcke in München, drawing the remainder.
Bayern Munich vs FC Cologne: Recommended bets
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