On Sunday evening, all eyes will be on Allianz Arena when Bayern Munich and Leipzig take on each other in the Bundesliga derby. After gaining a 3-1 victory against Mainz, the Bavarians returned to the top position in the standings, but on the other hand, Dortmund and Borussia M’gladbach are following them quite close.
The title holders are high on spirits ahead of the game. RB Leipzig, on the other hand, suffered a 2-0 defeat against Eintracht Frankfurt in their last away game. Now they are supposed to do their best to bounce back.
By now, Bayern Munich have already won six straight league games and headed to the Bundesliga standings. The last five of those games have seen the Bavarian giants opening the scoring.
With average 3.3 goals in home league games (seven wins, one draw, and two losses), the title holders have netted 13 unanswered League goals in their three matches at the Allianz Arena.
In three consecutive unsuccessful matches against Bayern (one Draw and two Losses), the second-placed Leipzig’s have never scored a goal.
Stat Attack and Players to Watch
Bayern Munich: The last eight competitive Matches witnessed Robert Lewandowski scoring. As a result, he have produced over 3.5 goals per match.
RB Leipzig: Timo Werner scored over 2.5 match goals in the last ten competitive games.
Historically, these H2H averages exactly four yellow cards per game.
Bayern Munich have won the race to three corners in their last four home league matches, and also won the race in all of their three home H2Hs. On the other hand, Leipzig are the only Bundesliga side yet to concede in the opening 20 minutes away from home.