Bayern Munich vs Hamburg: Preview, Prediction, Team News, & Lineups

Bayern Munich will host Hamburg at the Allianz Arena in the German Bundesliga match this weekend. Bayern’s last match was a 4-0 victory over SC Freiburg away from home while Hamburg were held to a stalemate at home against Mainz.

Bayern top the league table with 63 points and have a 20-point lead over second place Schalke. Hamburg are second from bottom in the Bundesliga table with just 18 points to their name so far in the campaign.

Head To Head

In the 109 matches between these teams, Bayern have won 67 times while the opponents Hamburg have been victorious 20 times. There have been 22 draws between Bayern and Hamburg in the past.

The last match between the two teams ended in a 1-0 win for Bayern Munich at the Volks Park Stadium.

Team News

Bayern Munich

Manuel Neuer is unavailable due to a Metatarsal fracture he suffered in September and will be unavailable for this match. Young winger Kingsley Coman has a ligament tear and is out for this match.

Hamburg

Right winger Nicolai Muller has Cruciate Ligament Rupture. Lewis Holtby has picked up an illness, and Luca Waldschmidt has a heel injury. Goalkeeper Julian Pollersbeck has a fever and is a doubt for this match.

Players To Watch

Robert Lewandowski

The Polish striker has been on fire for the Bavarians and will be a key man for the home side. He has scored 20 goals for Bayern Munich this season.

Vasilije Janijcic

The youngster from Switzerland has scored six goals for the away side and will be looking to provide some sort of spark for the out of form Hamburg team this weekend.

Bayern Munich vs Hamburg Lineup (Predicted XI)

Bayern Munich Lineup (4-4-2)

Goalkeeper: Ulreich (GK)

Defenders: Alaba (LB)   Hummels (LCB)   Boateng (RCB)     Kimmich (RB)

Midfielders: Bernat (LM)    Alcantara (LCM)   Vidal (RCM)    Tolisso (RM)

Attackers:  Muller (LS)   Lewandowski (RS)

Hamburg Lineup (4-5-1)

Goalkeeper: Mathenia (GK)

Defenders: Santos (LB)   van Drongelen (LCB)   Papadopoulos (RCB)     Sakai (RB)

Midfielders: Jatta (LM)    Jung (LCM)   Wallace (CM)    Janijcic (RCM)    Kostic (RM)

Attackers:  Schipplock (RS)

Bayern Munich vs Hamburg Prediction

Bayern Munich are the obvious favorites for this encounter between the table toppers and the side second from bottom in the league table. Bayern are very strong at home and will look for nothing less than a victory against Hamburg.

The away side will consider themselves lucky if they are able to get away with a point from the Allianz Arena.

So, our prediction for this match is a 3-0 win for Bayern Munich.

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