Union Berlin vs Bayern Munich Prediction and Betting Preview 17 May 2020

The Match Is Over. Score: 0-2
The German Bundesliga is back in full flight and we will be seeing Union Berlin take on a rampaging Bayern Munich side this Sunday. The home side will need lady luck on their side to have any chances of salvaging anything meaningful here.
Match status: 2019/20 Bundesliga - Matchweek 26
Venue: Stadion An der Alten Försterei (Berlin)
Knowing fully well that a victory is nowhere on the cards, Die Eisernen will be looking to avoid taking too many hits when the Bavarians come around town. As a newly-promoted outfit, Union Berlin have sent shockwaves round the footballing world with their impressive result and displays in the German topflight.

The home side have been playing in a Barcelona-esque fashion with head coach Urs Fischer receiving lots of plaudits for the way he has had his side dazzling opponents. Sitting 11th on the log, the hosts are within reach of the top-six and will be relishing their chances of featuring in Europe next season.

An exciting and entertaining game awaits us at the An der Alten Forsterei, with the visitors looking to drag their opponents to the cleaners in a bid to steer further away from second-placed Borussia Dortmund.

Union Berlin vs Bayern Munich Team News

Last time out in the league, Union Berlin were dealt a huge blow away at Freiburg, the latter posting an impressive 1-3 score-line on the scorecard. The travelling supporters were left fuming at the sound of the final whistle as they walked out of the stadium in tears. 

They had been on a dismal run of form prior to the huge loss at the Schwarzwald-Stadion following their unlucky DFB Pokal exit and loss against Bayer Leverkusen. However, the Iron Ones will be itching to set the record straight this weekend when they welcome the might of Bayern Munich to the country capital.

Still involved in midtable obscurity, the loss at Freiburg marked their 13th of the season. However, Die Eirsernen still haven’t secured top-flight survival mathematically, an eight-point lead over 16th-placed Dusseldorf is a pretty safe one. 

At the start of the season, Union Berlin churned out positive results at An der Alten Forsterei on the regular but have since witnessed a deep in home form. However, for a newly-promoted side, props have to be handed to Urs Fischer for the amazing job he has done at the club. They are still a force to reckon with having hammered Augsburg, lost narrowly to Leverkusen and salvaged a point against Wolfsburg.

Bayern Munich, on the other hand, need no formal introduction. The Bavarians have reigned supreme in the Bundesliga over the years, winning the league title serially. They saw off Augsburg 2-0 on the last match-day but not without a bit of struggle. Struggling to muster any clear-cut chances in the first period, the floodgates opened in the second half as Hans-Dieter Flick’s men roared to victory.

It is worth noting that the Bavarians had a number of key absentees in the game but still managed to pull off a comfortable victory. The league victory marked Hans-Flick’s 12th since his appointment as manager at the Munich club. The visitors are currently on an eleven-game unbeaten run in the Bundesliga, winning ten games in the process.

Heading into this fixture with an impressive five-game winning streak under the belt, the Bavarians will be itching to make it six in a row. Count on the German giants to see off Union Berlin with ease.

Injured or Suspended Players

Union Berlin: Akaki Gogia.

Bayern Munich: Corentin Tolisso and Philippe Coutinho.

Pre-Match Odds

Union Berlin: 17
Draw: 7.2
Bayern Munich: 1.225

All odds are with 1xBet and are subject to change.

Who will win the match?

Union Berlin vs Bayern Munich Predictions

It’s hard seeing past a Bayern Munich win here. They should have enough about themselves to demolish this Union Berlin side, without even having to break a sweat. The home side have won each of their last five away games, averaging an astounding 4.5 goals per game. A Bayern Munich win, backing them to register more than three goals seem the safest punt here.
Our Betting Tip:
Bayern Over 2.5 @ 1.82
Correct Score:
Union Berlin 0-3 Bayern Munich @ 7.50

Predicted Score-Related Betting Tips

Match Winner:
Bayern Win @ 1.21
Over 2.5 @ 1.43
Team Goals:
Away Over 2.5 @ 1.82
Muller to Score @ 1.87
Home -1.5 AH @ 1.57
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