Bundesliga Matchday 14 preview: Kick-off occasions and match statistics

Bayern Munich are again on high of the Bundesliga — and they are going to be eager to fend off Werder Bremen to remain on the summit.

Amongst these trying to hold the reigning champions on their toes are Borussia Dortmund, who’re three factors off the tempo and go to an in-form Wolfsburg outfit.

Second-placed Freiburg, in the meantime, are solely some extent behind Bayern however face a difficult journey to resurgent RB Leipzig.

Union Berlin have been knocked off their perch and down into third — they are going to be eager to bounce again towards Augsburg — whereas Eintracht Frankfurt can strengthen their top-four credentials at dwelling to Hoffenheim.

Sport of the week: Bayern Munich vs Werder Bremen (Tuesday, 7.30pm)

Bayern Munich and Werder Bremen are set for his or her 111th Bundesliga assembly — it’s the most-played fixture within the competitors’s historical past.

Current outcomes have definitely favored the Bavarians, who’re unbeaten within the final 29 clashes throughout all competitions (25 wins, 4 attracts), scoring 88 targets and delivery simply 19 within the course of.

Julian Nagelsmann’s males go into this one in good kind, profitable every of their final eight video games throughout all competitions — and scoring a whopping 41 Bundesliga targets, with 15 coming of their final three dwelling outings.

Nevertheless, Werder are having fun with their greatest top-flight marketing campaign for 11 years and boast Niclas Fullkrug, who has 10 targets and two assists within the league to this point, of their ranks.

Wolfsburg v Borussia Dortmund (Tuesday, 5.30pm)

Teenage striker Youssoufa Moukoko has scored six targets in 12 Bundesliga appearances

Borussia Dortmund will count on to say all three factors towards Wolfsburg given the historical past between these two sides.

Within the Bundesliga, BVB have gained every of the final eight contests and 13 of the final 14 (one draw), in addition to profitable the final seven away from dwelling.

One other loss would see Wolfsburg set unfavourable membership data for the longest run of defeats and residential defeats towards a single opponent.

Each groups are in good kind, with Edin Terzic’s males on a three-game Bundesliga profitable streak and a six-match unbeaten run in all competitions.

Niko Kovac’s aspect are unbeaten of their final six within the league, recording victories and clear sheets in every of their earlier two outings.

RB Leipzig v Freiburg (Wednesday, 7.30pm)

Christopher Nkunku is the Bundesliga's top scorer so far this season
Christopher Nkunku is the Bundesliga’s high scorer to this point this season

Freiburg are only a level behind Bayern Munich and might be dreaming of shifting above them if the league leaders drop factors on Tuesday evening.

Nevertheless, the Breisgau Brazilians face RB Leipzig, who they’ve by no means overwhelmed away from dwelling within the Bundesliga, subsequent.

Leipzig even have the joint-most factors at dwelling within the league this time period (16) — however Freiburg’s away report within the division this season is equally unsurpassed (14 factors).

Each side are having fun with robust runs, with Leipzig unbeaten of their final 11 throughout all competitions (9 wins, two attracts), whereas Freiburg’s haul of 27 factors is their best-ever whole within the Bundesliga at this stage of the season.

Union Berlin v Augsburg (Wednesday, 7.30pm)

Union Berlin have been knocked off the highest of the desk after being comprehensively overwhelmed 5-0 by Bayer Leverkusen — solely the second time this millennium {that a} Bundesliga chief has misplaced by such a margin.

Nevertheless, the capital membership haven’t misplaced any of their final 12 dwelling league video games (9 wins, three attracts) and have gained the earlier three in succession.

Augsburg, in the meantime, have been overwhelmed of their newest two Bundesliga street journeys and are winless of their final six throughout all competitions (two attracts, 4 defeats).

Eintracht Frankfurt v Hoffenheim (Wednesday, 7.30pm)

Randal Kolo Muani is the Bundesliga's joint-top assist provider with seven
Randal Kolo Muani is the Bundesliga’s joint-top help supplier with seven

Eintracht Frankfurt sit fifth, simply two factors off the highest 4 — and they are going to be eager to maintain the stress on with a win over Hoffenheim.

Die Adler are unbeaten of their final six Bundesliga dwelling conferences with Wednesday’s opponents and have been the division’s kind aspect since Matchday 4, choosing up extra wins (seven) and factors (21) than another aspect in that timeframe.

In the meantime, Andre Breitenreiter’s males have mustered only one win of their final seven league outings (three attracts, three defeats) — the second-worst type of any German top-flight group in that interval.

The week’s different video games

Bochum v Borussia Monchengladbach (Tuesday, 7.30pm)

Stuttgart v Hertha Berlin (Tuesday, 7.30pm)

FC Cologne vs Bayer Leverkusen (Wednesday, 5.30pm)

Schalke v Mainz (Wednesday, 7.30pm)

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