Can Union Berlin stop Bayern Munich? That will be the question when Union Berlin host leaders Bayern Munich Bayern in the Bundesliga on Sunday. Berlin will try to stage a monumental upset at Stadion An der Aten Forstrei but Bayern looks unstoppable from all angles. Predictions and odds for this Union Berlin vs Bayern Munich match are available.
This match will be played behind closed doors due to worries about the spread of the coronavirus in Europe.
Union Berlin capped their last five games in the league with a 3-1 defeat at Freiburg. They posted two away wins in that span, 2-0 at Werder Bremen and 2-1 at Eintracht Frankfurt, had a 2-2 draw against visiting Wolfsburg and had another lose 3-2 to visiting Bayer Leverkusen.
Urs Fischer’s side are 12th in the standings with 30 points after 25 matches, a far 25 points behind defending champions and league-leading Bayern Munich who have 55 points.
Looking to add another Bundesliga to their treasury vault, Bayern won their last two league games via clean sheets, dumping hosts Hoffenheim 6-0 and trimming visiting Augsburg 2-0 in their latest fixture.AIMING FOR FIVE STRAIGHT WINS
Hans Dieter Flick’s men are aiming to nail a five-straight winning run in the league, After a scoreless draw against visiting RB Leipzig, Bayern displayed championship calibre in taming hosts Koln 4-0, edging visiting Paderborn 3-2 before flexing their might anew against Hoffenheim and Augsburg.
Bayern’s excellent form kept them atop the standings with 55 points, four ahead of nearest pursuers Borussia Dortmund and five away from third placers RB Leipzig.
The last time Bayern Munich and Union Berlin met was on August 26, 2009, with Bayern claiming a 3-1 away win.
With top hitman Robert Lewandowski still in doubtful status, expect the likes of Philippe Coutinho, Serge Gnabry, Thomas Muller, and Leon Goretzka to deliver the goods for Bayern Munich.
Striker Sebastian Andersson is Union Berlin’s primary hope to worry Bayern’s defence as he seeks to carry Berlin on his shoulders. Andersson hs so far scored 11 goals in the league.
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