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Bayern Munich hosts Union Berlin on Saturday evening and needs to place a cease to what can solely be described as a weird piece of type.

In his earlier 5 over all competitions, Julian Nagelsmann’s males have received spectacular victories – defeated Greuther Furth 4-1, Eintracht Frankfurt 1-0 and RB Salzburg 7-1 – however have additionally been actually overwhelmed between these outcomes, and had been held to 1- 1 a draw by each Bayer Leverkusen and Hoffenheim of their final two Bundesliga matches.

Losing 4 factors in these two matches has narrowed the hole at the highest of the desk, with Borussia Dortmund beating Mainz in the midst of the week to go inside 4 factors of Die Rekordmeister and be sure that it can be a title race in any case.

The league leaders will hope to renew that hole this weekend, as they face a Union Berlin staff battling for type, which is at present eighth within the desk after shedding 4 and successful only one in its final six Bundesliga matches.

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When is kick off? Saturday 19 March, 17:30 (GMT) Where is the match performed? Allianz Arena, Munich TV channel / livestream? Sky Sports Football (UK), ESPN + (USA)Highlights? Sky Sports Football YouTube channel

Niklas Sule has suffered a hamstring damage and is ready to spend about 4 weeks on the sidelines, which is able to doubtless end result in Dayot Upamecano making it a very French again three with Benjamin Pavard and Lucas Hernandez.

More worryingly, Robert Lewandowski represents a slight doubt after struggling a minor knee damage, even though it must be okay to start out after resuming coaching this week.

Elsewhere, Leon Goretzka, Alphonso Davies and Corentin Tolisso will proceed to be absent from Nagelsmann’s staff.

Visitors hope to welcome again Andreas Luthe, Kevin Behrens, Levin Oztunali and Genki Haraguchi, who all missed final week by Covid-19.

Keita Endo can even return to the fold after a knee damage, even when Grischa Promel is out of motion attributable to suspension.

Quite unusually, it’s tough to know what to get from Die Roten in the intervening time. Their two earlier league video games have produced mediocrity – from slips on the again to lack of power and dedication at the highest of the pitch.

Like all one of the best groups, nonetheless, Bayern are utterly ruthless and get better from tough occasions so effectively.

It has been a couple of unusual weeks on the pitch for Nagelsmann’s males, however with an unique type from the Union that stands in the way in which this weekend, they need to have the option to administer a primary Bundesliga victory in three makes an attempt.

Prediction: Bayern Munich 3-1 Union Berlin

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