Game: Bayern Munich – Wolfsburg
Date: 22 August, Friday, 2014 year
Start time: 19:30 GMT
The game between the title defender Bayern Munich and the VfL Wolfsburg will open the new season 2014/15 in at German Bundesliga on Friday evening 20:30 CET. Bayern is the big favorite in this match, but there are a lot of problems with injuries in their squad, while Wolfsburg is a very dangerous team and certainly we can expect an interesting match.
Both teams have already started the season with matches of the Cup in Germany. Bayern beat third division SC Preußen Münster with 4:1 as a gues with goals from M. Götze T. Müler, D. Alaba and C. Pizarro. Wolfsburg had huge difficulties in the German Cup at 2. Bundesliga side SV Darmstadt, only won on penalties.
Pep Guardiola strengthen its squad with Juan Bernat (Valencia), Sebastian Rode (Frankfurt), Jose Manuel Reina (Napoli) and Bundesliga top scorer Robert Lewandowski (Dortmund). From f Allianz arena does leave one world champian – Toni Kroos, who joined Real Madrid. Spanish coach of Bayern will not be able to rely on many key players in the upcoming game, including Rafinha, Javi Martínez, B. Schweinsteiger, Thiago, F. Ribéry, M. Weiser
Wolfsburg did sign with four new players – Nicklas Bendtner, Josuha Guilavogui, Aaron Hunt and Sebastian Jung. In this match the guests will not be able to count the defenders Christian Träsch and Patrick Ochs are injured and midfielder Ivan Perisic, goalkeeper Diego Benaglio and Luiz Gustavo are in doubt.
In the last 20 games at home Bayern has 19 wins and 1 draw against Wolfsburg. Bayern are a series of seven consecutive wins against The Wolves and four weeks ago they won 3:0 in the Telekom Cup.