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Bundesliga – Bayern Munich face Eintracht Frankfurt

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Bayern at home against Frankfurt – Sunday – 5:30pm GMT – Football Arena Munich.

Leaders Bayern are currently 13·places higher than their rivals Frankfurt, when the two sides meet, they will sit in first and fourteenth positions respectively.

Bayern Munich will seek to retain their position at the top of the table, this game is no exception

Following two straight wins for Bayern in their most recent games, they will be keen to continue that form going into this fixture.

League leaders Bayern’s League position speaks for itself, as they continue their rich vein of winning form. Their last win, was the 5th in a row, which is responsible for their Champion’s League qualification position. With 16 points, they currently sit top of the League having won five fixtures and drawn one game.

Bayern have won three games of their three League matches at home this season.

The ultimate prize this season will be for Bayern Munich to finish top of the Bundesliga and secure automatic qualification for the Champion’s League. However, they must play each game as it comes and secure the points, if that is to be achieved.

A solid defensive team

Bayern have a solid defence, with only five goals conceded in their previous matches. Bayern’s goal scoring stats this season are among the best in the League (23). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Robert Lewandowski (7), Joshua Kimmich (3), and Serge Gnabry (3).

Going into Sunday’s game, Julian Nagelsmann without three of his players, due to illness or injury.

Eintracht Frankfurt have five points to their name, going into this tie

Frankfurt have suffered at the hands of FC Köln and Wolfsburg in their previous two matches, with two successive draws. They go into this game with the hope of taking all three points.

Frankfurt have developed a habit of drawing football matches this season, which is reflected by their position in the table. With five points, they are established in fourteenth in the League drawn five meetings and lost one game.

Frankfurt will travel to Bayern with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with two darts.

Winning this fixture will see Eintracht Frankfurt on 8 points.

Frankfurt are missing three players through injury or illness. This will affect Oliver Glasner’s selection choices significantly.

Bayern Munich v Eintracht Frankfurt – Head-to-Heads.

Bayern and Frankfurt have faced each other 51 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Bayern’s favour (33 – 9). Further, eleven of the past 20 games between Bayern and Frankfurt have resulted in a Bayern win.

Bayern’s win probability is 86.21 percent in this game.

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