Bayern Munich will resume their charge for an eighth successive league title when taking over Union Berlin at a behind-closed-doors Stadion An der Alten Forsterei on Sunday.
Following a two-month break due to the coronavirus pandemic, the reigning champions and current pacesetters are looking to take care of their advantage at the highest of the division.
The German Bundesliga is that the first to require a step towards normalcy,
as football resumes within the top five leagues of Europe for the primary time in nearly two months,
after it had been suspended thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.
Things began with a bang on Saturday with the Revierderby
and holders Bayern Munich are going to be in action on Sunday against Union Berlin.
Union Berlin were promoted to the Bundesliga for the primary time
within the club’s history before the 2019/20 season and have fared pretty much thus far .
They sit within the 11th place within the table, two points above Eintracht Frankfurt who finished 7th within the previous season.
Berlin (32) have scored only one goal but sixth-placed Schalke (33), while conceding 41 goals – two but ninth-placed Hoffenheim.
However, they need did not win three of their last four games altogether competitions.
Lazio vs Bayern Munich Team News
The two-month break has given Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski,
the division’s top scorer with 25 goals, an opportunity to get over a knee injury.
Jann-Fiete Arp, Kingsley Coman and Ivan Perisic also are fully fit, but Philippe Coutinho
and Corentin Tolisso have undergone ankle surgery and are out for the foreseeable future.
Niklas Sule may play again this season after being given time to get over a long-term knee injury, though this game will come timely .
As for the house side, Yunus Malli isn’t back fully training after recently testing positive for COVID-19.
Sheraldo Becker will miss around a month with a thigh injury, meanwhile, and Marvin Friedrich is banned.
However, captain Christopher Trimmel are going to be back involved after serving a suspension before the coronavirus-enforced shutdown.
Lazio vs Bayern Munich Line Up
Union Berlin possible starting lineup:
Gikiewicz; Subotic, Hubner, Schlotterbeck; Trimmel, Gentner, Andrich, Lenz; Ingvartsen, Bulter; Andersson
Bayern Munich possible starting lineup:
Neuer; Pavard, Alaba, Boateng, Davies; Thiago, Kimmich; Gnabry, Muller, Coman; Lewandowski
Lazio vs Bayern Munich H2H
Bayern Munich have collected 31 points from a possible 33 in their last 11 Bundesliga games,
the foremost during this period of time , which saw them leapfrog everyone else to succeed in the highest of the table.
This is the primary time Bayern are travelling to Stadion An der Alten Försterei to face Union Berlin.
Bayern have scored the foremost goals within the league with 73 and have conceded the smallest amount with 26.
Robert Lewandowski has scored the foremost goals within the league, with 25 in 23 games.
Thomas Muller has given the foremost assists within the Bundesliga this season. His tally of 16 is another than Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho’s (15).
What time is kick-off?
The game gets underway at 5pm BST.
What TV channel is Lazio vs Bayern Munich on?
BT Sport 1 have the coverage for this one and their program begins at 4.45pm BST,
following on from the Cologne vs Mainz match immediately before.
UEFA Champions League First Knockout Round.
8:00pm, Tuesday 23rd February 2021.