Bayern Munich’s first-place Bundesliga lead is right down to just some extent, but the Bavarian giants can build it copy to four with a convert Union Berlin on Sunday. the 2 sides meet in Matchday 26 action in Berlin. Bayern, 17-4-4 on the season with 55 points, saw its four-point lead reduced to at least one when Borussia Dortmund crushed rival Schalke on Saturday within the Revierderby. the 2 will meet on May 26.
Union Berlin, meanwhile, is 9-3-13 and has put together quite the campaign that ought to see them avoid relegation and therefore the playoff. The capital club is in 12th place and 12 points beyond the automated dropping zone.
Here’s how you’ll watch the match and what to understand.
Date: Sunday, May 17 | Time: midnight ET
Location: Stadion An der Alten Forsterei — Berlin, Germany
Union Berlin: Tough task here. Getting some extent would be sort of a win. The talent that Bayern has, alongside the creativity and finishing ability, could mean an extended night for the hosts. Expect them to be physical and commit many fouls within the attacking half and in midfield to undertake and frustrate them and slow things done.
Bayern Munich: Bayern is on an 11-match unbeaten streak within the league and hasn’t lost since Dec. 7. During that stretch, they’ve averaged 3.45 goals per game. Now the question is, will they continue at that pace or will they take part in the issue against Union Berlin? Bayern already beat them 2-1 in October during a game that wasn’t as close because the score would indicate. Bayern was cruising 2-0 within the last half before a late penalty kick. On the road and without fans, Bayern should be ready to impose its will early.