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Bayern Munich – Borussia Dortmund

Spain has classico, Italy has Derby de MilanEngland has Northwest Derby, Germany has Classicer Abbey. Bayern Munich will seek to win the German Bundesliga title for the tenth time in a row when they face rivals Borussia Dortmund at the Allianz Arena on Saturday (23 April). Ironically, Bayern Munich can win the title by defeating a team that was the last other than the Bavarian team to win the league.

The Munich team was at the end of a surprise as they crashed when they lost to Unai Emery’s Villareal. Thus, they will look to another league title that may ease the pain of losing.

In the meantime, Dortmund’s main goal will be to postpone Bayern’s title win. Marco Rose’s men have collected 10 points from their last five games. However, it includes a 4-1 loss at home to Domenico Tedesco’s RB Leipzig. Thus, beating Bayern Munich would be a perfect confidence booster for next season.

Julian Nagelsmann was hoping for a better first season, but winning the league would at least ensure his job security for next season.

With a disappointing season for both sides, the outcome won’t significantly affect their campaigns.

Team news

Bayern could be without five players, with Lucas Hernandez, Kingsley Coman, Niklas Sule, Corentin Tolisso and Bona Sarr on the treatment table.

In the absence of both Sule and Hernandez, Bayern could put together a four-man defense.

Youngster Jamal Musiala is now a full member of the squad and could start again in midfield. Elsewhere, Thomas Muller will be the first player in Bundesliga history to win 11 titles if Bayern take the three points on Saturday.

Bayern Munich squad: Manuel Neuer, Alfonso Davies, Benjamin Pavard, Dayot Opicano, Tanguy Nyanzo, Leon Goretzka, Joshua Kimmich, Jamal Musiala, Thomas Mueller, Kingsley Coman, Robert Lewandowski

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Meanwhile, Borussia Dortmund will be in high spirits after beating Wolfsburg 6-1. Manchester City’s Erling Haaland scored a double and will want to end his last days in Germany with a stunning performance against the Bavarian club.

Borussia Dortmund (possible lineup) (4-1-4-1): Gregor Koppel, Dan-Axel Zagado, Manuel Akanji, Emre Kahn, Felix Paslak, Axel Witsel, Judd Bellingham, Marco Reus, Julian Brandt, Marius Wolf, Erling Haaland

game changers

Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski is aging like fine wine and showing no signs of slowing down. With 32 goals to his name, he beats second-placed Patrick Schick by 12. He was also Bayern’s only goal scorer against Villarreal.

He’s on track to become the league’s top scorer for the fifth consecutive season. In addition, if Bayern wins, it will win the 10th German Bundesliga title, the most times a non-German player has won.

Erling Haaland

It finally happens. After months of speculation, it has now been confirmed that the Norwegian will join Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola. The 21-year-old is the third-best scorer in the league despite missing a significant portion of the season due to injuries.

He was also the most accurate scorer in the league. According to data from football , Haaland scored 18 goals from 32 shots on goal, with a success rate of 56.25 percent.

And if he manages to win the match for Dortmund, it will be a perfect parting gift for Dortmund fans.


Both teams entered the match, victories in their previous matches and a disappointing season. Thus, both teams desperately want a win to alleviate the disappointment of the current campaign.

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While Bayern Munich will want to wrap up the title in front of the fans, Borussia Dortmund does not want to be the team that Bayern Munich won their 10th consecutive title against.

However, the Bavarians have taken control of monastery classicer in recent seasons.

football Expect Bayern to win 3-1 with Lewandowski and Haaland scoring.