Match: Hamburger – Bayern Munich Betting Tips and Predictions
Date: January 22, Friday, 2016
Start time: 19:30 GMT
The leader in “Bundesliga” Bayern Munich started the second half in the season with a visit of Hamburger. The match is on Friday, January 22, from 19:30 GMT. “The Bavarians” defeated his opponent with 5:0 in the first game this season, which means that the hosts will be eager for revenge.
Hamburg occupy tenth position in the standings, but it should be noted that the team failed to impress in January during friendly games. In their preparation for the second half of the season Hamburger recording three losses – from Ajax, Rot-Weiss Erfurt and Young Boys. The squad haven’t new players, so you will not see changes in their starting eleven. Midfielder Marcelo Diaz, who scored four matches the first half, left in the direction of Celta.
“The Dinosaur” were defeated by Bayern in the first half of the season with 5:0, and at the end of last season champions lost 0:8. It now remains to be seen whether they are able to take a revenge against Pep Guardiola’s team.
In the upcoming Bruno Labbadia can not count on the injured Emir Spahic, Lasoga, Olic m Gideon Jung. Sven Schipplock and Ashton Götz however returning after injury are available to their coach.
Bayern impress in the first half of the season, but the current champions have an advance of eight points ahead of second-placed Borussia Dortmund, who play quite strongly in 2015. “The FCB” must continue to win if they wants to defend his title, and no doubt, they will go for a win in Hamburg. Robert Lewandowski leads the rankings scorer after the first half and the Polish striker is likely to be a major threat to defenders struggle.
As already said, Bayern Munich beat Bruno Labbadia’s side in their last two meetings, which means that drivers in the standings should be fun to “Imteh Arena”. Despite the possible departure of Pep Guardiola at the end of the season, the Catalan manager is fully focused on this Bavarians to win a fourth consecutive title on the home scene. Bayern Munich will be looking for their seventh away win of the season.
Facts before the game::
Hamburger in a series of four consecutive losses (including friendlies)
“The Dinosaur” won for last time against Bayern in 2009
Bayern scored 16 goals in three previous meetings against teams Bruno Labbadia
Pep Guardiola’s team managed to keep a clean sheet in the previous two league games
Bayern Munich ended 2015 year with a minimum victory over Hanover 1:0 as a guest on local derby. The team of Pep Guardiola is looking forward to the second half of the season to start again to win on the road to defending their title from last season. Expect “Bavarians” to deal with Hamburger in his first official match of the new year and to pull 11 points clear of Borussia, who have severe visit Borussia Monchengladbach this round.