Bayern Munich and Werder Bremen all set for Bundesliga basic

No two groups have met extra instances within the Bundesliga than Bayern Munich and Werder Bremen, and with each heading into Tuesday night time’s tussle beneath the Allianz Area lights in wonderful kind, fireworks are predicted to fly.

Bayern are again on high of the Bundesliga and producing equally ominous kind in European competitors with Julian Naglesmann’s aspect now on eight wins in a row in all competitions heading in the direction of the World Cup pause. Saturday’s 3-2 success at Hertha Berlin prolonged the defending Bundesliga champions’ unbeaten run to 11 video games, of which they’ve received 10 and scored 41 instances within the course of.

Werder might not have the ability to equal these jaw-dropping digits, however what Ole Werner’s seventh-placed Inexperienced-Whites will convey to Bavaria is a barrel-load of confidence. A potent pairing who name themselves the ‘Ugly Ducklings’ are additionally primed to ruffle native feathers. Niklas Füllkrug and Marvin Ducksch mixed to sink Schalke final weekend, the lethal duo scoring a aim apiece because the River Islanders racked up a second successive win that has the promoted Bremen flying excessive and hungry for extra.

Watch: Choupo-Moting twice on course as Bayern beat Hertha

Füllkrug’s newest strike took him to 10 targets for the marketing campaign and to second within the scoring charts, evoking recollections of the good Claudio Pizarro, the final Werder marksman to hit double figures at this stage of a season. “We need to, and might, take one thing from each sport, and that is how we’ll proceed to play this season,” the 29-year-old Füllkrug informed Werder’s web site after his workforce beat Schalke 2-1. “Each sport is taken as a one-off and we attempt to get probably the most out of every encounter each single time.”

Having taken Bundesliga 2 by storm final season, the Ducksch-Füllkrug combo have continued the place they left off this time period, contributing to a mixed 18 of Bremen’s 23 targets thus far.

They head into the Bayern bear pit able to wrestle with the likes of Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Jamal Musiala, goalscoring beasts with insatiable appetites. Cameroon worldwide Choupo-Moting scored in a seventh successive sport – and his fourth in-a-row within the Bundesliga – at Hertha this previous weekend. The Hamburg-born frontman has registered 9 targets in his final seven video games.

Watch: Fullkrug and Ducksh push Werder previous Schalke

Musiala, in the meantime, took his aim involvement as much as 12 (eight targets, 4 assists) along with his eighth Bundesliga strike within the German capital. He is matched on that quantity by only one different participant thus far in 2022/23: Füllkrug (10 targets, two assists). Ought to the latter get better from a bruised again in time to function, the Matchday 14 showdown ought to present great attacking leisure in what would be the 111th assembly between the groups.

“We’ll should put in our greatest efficiency after which see if that is sufficient,” Werner stated within the build-up to Tuesday night time’s fixture.

“We all know that Bayern are extremely sturdy, particularly at residence, however the workforce and I are actually enthusiastic about this sport,” added Bremen defender Marco Friedl of the prospect of dealing with his former aspect.

Watch: Jamal Musiala – Bayern’s proficient teen

On the plus aspect for the guests, traditionally, Bayern have solely suffered extra defeats in opposition to Borussia Mönchengladbach than in opposition to Die Grün-Weissen (26) within the Bundesliga. Within the glass half empty view from a Werder perspective, Bayern have not misplaced in opposition to this week’s guests for 29 video games, 25 of these going the best way of the Bavarian giants.

“We have got loads of confidence. We began this double-match week with three factors and now we’ve got a few robust video games forward of us,” Bremen midfielder Ilia Gruev defined. “However we need to compete with one of the best and we will certainly must put in a greater efficiency in opposition to Bayern Munich than we did [in Saturday’s narrow win against Schalke].”

Niclas Füllkrug (r.) has confronted Bayern on seven events within the Bundesliga, scoring as soon as. – imago sportfotodienst/imago sportfotodienst

They might at the moment boast their highest factors tally at this stage of a season in eleven years (21) however – as Gruev identified – Werder are understandably cautious of what they are going to be developing in opposition to on the imposing Allianz Area.

The highly effective hosts have been scoring for enjoyable in current video games in entrance of their very own followers, managing a minimum of 4 of their final three matches in Munich (for a complete of 15). The file champions are additionally the very best home scorers in Europe’s huge 5 leagues, having hit 41 targets within the Bundesliga thus far.

But Werder have their very own helpful weapon that will turn out to be useful ought to they be up in opposition to it within the sport’s closing phases in opposition to Bayern. Werner’s males have been the Bundesliga’s most harmful within the ultimate quarter of video games this season, scoring a division-best 11 targets within the final quarter.

“It is merely loads of enjoyable to win video games and that is why we should always stick with it doing so,” Austrian worldwide Friedl continued. “We now have to maintain working arduous to take care of our run. It is [now] about recharging our batteries as rapidly as doable in order that we are able to go all weapons blazing once more on Tuesday.”

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