The top two teams in the German Bundesliga will face off today. Guess what? It’s the matchday of the greatest rivalry in the Bundesliga. German giant FC Bayern Munich will play today against the club with the most decent and loyal fans, Borussia Dortmund.
FC Bayern Munich are standing at the top of the table with 31 points. Meanwhile, their biggest opponent Borussia Dortmund are just one point behind them, standing in second place. So, the winner of this match will go to the top of the table today.
Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich are both having a good time in their domestic league. Both have won four of their last five league games and lost one. In the UEFA Champions League, Bayern Munich are literally unstoppable. They are one of the three teams who won all the games in the UEFA Champions League.
On the other side, Borussia Dortmund are going through a difficult time in the Champions League. They failed to qualify for the knock-out round. They lost three of their last five matches in the Champions League. There is only one game remaining for them in the UCL.
Head to Head
FC Bayern Munich played 121 games against Borussia Dortmund in the German Bundesliga. However, Bayern won the majority of the matches. They won 61 matches against Dortmund. On the other side, Borussia Dortmund won 31 games against the Bavarians. The remaining 29 clashes have been drawn between the two teams.
The team news is not well for FC Bayern Munich. There are several injury issues in their squad. Some key players are likely to miss the game today.
Marcel Sabitzer has been ruled out due to a calf injury. On the other side, Joshua Kimmich is likely to miss the clash against Dortmund because of Covid-19. However, Leon Goretzka has little chance to play this match.
On the Dortmund side, they will have their youngster, Erling Haaland. Haaland was injured for a month. But he recovered and played against Wolfsburg last week. Moreover, he scored in this game. However, Borussia Dortmund will miss the service of Thorgan Hazard due to injury. Raphael Guerreiro is also on the injury list of Dortmund. The rest are fit and ready for the big clash against Bayern.