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May 17, 2020 at 5pm UK at An der alten Forsterei
Union BerlinUnion Berlin
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BayernBayern Munich
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Lewandowski (40' pen.), Pavard (80')

How Bayern Munich could line up against Union Berlin

Sports Mole looks at how Bayern Munich could line up in Saturday's Bundesliga clash with Union Berlin.

Bayern Munich will be looking for their seventh straight win in all competitions when they take on Union Berlin in the Bundesliga on Saturday.

The German champions beat Augsburg 2-0 last weekend and are currently top of the table, four points clear of second-placed Borussia Dortmund.

The fixture will take place behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak which has played havoc with the sporting calendar across the world.

Here, Sports Mole looks at how Bayern could line up at Stadion An der Alten Forsterei.


POSS BAY XI vs. BER

Out: Robert Lewandowski (shin), Niklas Sule (knee),
Doubtful: Ivan Perisic (ankle), Kingsley Coman (muscle), Thiago (illness), Joshua Zirkzee (foot)

Bayern remain without the services of Robert Lewandowski and Niklas Sule through shin and knee injuries respectively, while Ivan Perisic is again expected to miss out as he recovers from an ankle injury.

Thiago is also a doubt due to illness, but Jerome Boateng has recovered from a stomach virus while Kingsley Coman is expected to overcome a muscular problem to start.

Should 18-year-old Joshua Zirkzee be unable to feature due to a foot problem then Serge Gnabry could get the nod through the middle, meaning that Philippe Coutinho should keep his spot out wide.

Leon Goretzka should get the nod if Thiago fails to recover in time, although Javi Martinez and Lucas Hernandez are expected to be named on the bench once again.

Thomas Muller and Joshua Kimmich should both keep their spots in the starting XI.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Bayern MunichBayern29214486285867
2Borussia DortmundDortmund29186580354560
3RB Leipzig291610374314358
4Borussia MonchengladbachBorussia M'bach29175757352256
5Bayer LeverkusenB. Leverkusen29175754361856
6Wolfsburg2911994136542
7Hoffenheim29126114048-842
8Freiburg29108113841-338
9Hertha Berlin29108114350-738
10Schalke 04Schalke29910103446-1237
11FC Koln29104154656-1034
12Eintracht FrankfurtFrankfurt2895144653-732
13Augsburg2987144056-1631
14Union BerlinUnion Berlin2994163452-1831
15Mainz 052984173762-2528
16Fortuna DusseldorfDusseldorf2969143158-2727
17Werder Bremen2867153059-2925
18SC PaderbornSC Paderborn2947183261-2919

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