UNN vs BAY Dream11 Match Preview: The German juggernauts Bayern Munich will be back in action in the top flight as they look to extend their lead at the top of the league. The defending champions will be traveling to the Stadion An der Alten Forsterei as they face Union Berlin later today. Bayern Munich have 55 points on the board as of now and are a point clear to rivals Borussia Dortmund as they registered a comprehensive 4-0 win over Schalke last evening. As for Union Berlin, it has been quite a struggle as they occupy the 12th spot in the Bundesliga with 25 points. That being said, the upcoming fixture though being played at home soil will be a challenging one against one of Europe's heavyweights.
Date- May 17, Sunday
Kick-Off- 9:30 PM (IST)
Venue- Stadion An der Alten Forsterei
Head-coach Urs Fischer will certainly put forward his strongest eleven. Yunus Malli is ill and misses out this fixture. Club captain Cristopher Trimmel has undergone his suspension and should start, while Sheraldo Becker sustained a thigh injury and is on the sidelines for at least a couple of weeks. Marvin Friedrich is ruled out due to suspension. Florian Hübner could be used in place of Friedrich in the lineup. Suleiman Abdullahi and Grischa Prömel have recovered from long-term injuries which serves as a big boost for the squad. Akaki Gogia's knee ligament injury keeps him out out action.
Polish international Robert Lewandowski should be leading the attack, while Joshua Zirkzee could be used as a back up. Former Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho and Corentin Tolisso are both on the sidelines due to ankle injuries. Jann-Fiete Arp should be back in the squad after overcoming his arm injury, while Niklas Sule has returned to training after sustaining an ACL tear a few days ago. Kingsley Coman should be named in the team sheet after recovering from a thigh injury, while Ivan Perisic could be starting on the flanks for the visitors.
Union Berlin (Expected Playing 11)- Gikiewicz; Schlotterbeck, Hubner, Subatic; Lenz, Andrich, Genter, Trimmel; Butler, Ingvartsen; Andersson
Bayern Munich (Expected Playing 11)- Neuer; Pavard, Alaba, Boateng, Davies; Thiago, Kimmich; Gnabry, Muller, Coman; Leawandowski
Sebastian Andersson has been pivotal upfront for Union Belin. Andersson has 11 goals and an assist from 2093 minutes in the league this season. His inclusion in the today match prediction side could earn the user a decent amount of points.
Robert Lewandowski has been his usual self and will be a certain threat in the final third from Bayern Munich's end. The veteran centre-forward has bagged 25 goals and three assists, while having a pass accuracy of 71%. His inclusion in the Dream11 Match Prediction side could earn the user valuable points.
Christopher Trimmer has impressed as the wing-back for Union Berlin. Trimmer has seven assists from 2054 minutes in the Bundesliga this season.
Serge Gnabry has been lethal in the advanced region as well for Bayern Munich. Gnabry has contributed through 11 goals, nine assists and a pass accuracy of 83% from 23 appearances in the league this season.
Bayern Munich are the clear cut favourites heading into the fixture.
Goalkeeper- R Gikiewicz
Defenders- D Alaba, A Davies, J Boateng, C Trimmer
Midfielder-S Gnabry (VC), T Alacantara, C Gentner
Forwards- R Lewandowski (C), T Muller, S Andersson
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