Bayern Munich vs SC Freiburg Match Preview
Bayern will hope to finish it in style as they prepare themselves for the Final match of the seas.
Bayern Munich will bid farewell to Club Legend Philipp Lahm(33) and Xabi Alonso(35) and celebrate their fifth straight Bundesliga title with a win but Freiburg will try their best to spoil the party as they are on the verge of getting a Europa League spot and a win over Bayern will secure that spot.
Date & Time: 20/05/17–19:00 (IST), 16:30 (GMT), 18:30 (CEST).
Tv Telecast: Star SportsSelect HD 2, beIN Sports, Canal Sports, Sky Sports.
Bayern – Manuel Neuer (foot), Sven Ulreich (elbow), Javi Martinez (broken collarbone) remain out. Franck Ribery has a nominal chest injury which he sustained in Bayern’s 5-4 win over Leipzig last Saturday, he could be rested. Kingsley Coman or Douglas Costa may deputise for Ribery. Else Bayern has a full squad to pick from.
Possible lineup Bayern (4-2-3-1) – Starke – Lahm, Boateng, Hummels, Alaba; Thiago, Alonso; Costa, Muller, Robben; Lewandowski.
Injured or Suspended – Neuer (foot), Ulreich (elbow), Martinez (collarbone).
Freiburg – Mike Frantz (foot), Georg Nielsen (groin) remains a doubt for this fixture. Caglar Söyüncü and Marc Torrejon are back on training they should push for a recall.
Possible line up Freiburg (4-3-3) – Schwolow – Ignjovski, Gulde, Kempf, Günter; Höfler, Abrashi, Haberer; Bulut, Philipp, Niederlechner.
Injured or Suspended – Frantz (foot), Nidermeier (groin).
1. Streak – For five years running Lewandowski has scored on MatchDay 34 of the Bundesliga and if he scores again it would be his best Bundesliga scoring total and only the sixth time a player with 30 goals in his bag.
2. Freiburg never won in the Allianz Arena (2 draws, 14 defeats) and Bayern are still unbeaten at home this season.
3. Record – Bayern have won the last 28 games against newly promoted sides. Which is a record for any club.
4. History – Leipzig are already into the UEFA Champions League and Freiburg are seeking for a place in Europa League. Never before two clubs who got newly promoted in a season got a place in Europe next season.
Head to Head
- Overall matches – 34 matches.
- Drawn – 6 matches.
- Bayern won – 24 matches.
- Freiburg won – 4 matches.
- Bayern scored – 76 goals.
- Freiburg scored – 27 goals.