The central match of the fifth round of the German Bundesliga will be an encounter between Schalke and Bayern. The future opponents played their previous matches great in the German championship, managed to defeat Werder and Mainz respectively, therefore approaching the upcoming match in a good mood.
For the past few seasons Schalke were in some sort of anabiosis, but now the Royal Blues seem to have woken up and started to demonstrate a decent level of football. The men from Gelsenkirchen have nine gained points in the asset at the moment. The team is currently in Bundesliga’s top five and has an opportunity to fight for a spot in the UCL for the future season. Schalke defeated Leipzig, Stuttgart, Werder and lost to Hannover away 1:0.
Bayern have already managed to surprise, having lost in the third round of the German championship away to Hoffenheim with a score of 0:2. It is clear, that Liverpool trained the Villagers well in the Champions League qualification, so they managed to not only give battle to the champion, but to defeat the reds, 2:0. Apart from the loss to Hoffe, the men from Munich were stronger than Bayer, 3:1, Werder, 2:0, Mainz, 4:0, in Bundesliga. The strongest team of Germany also defeated Borussia Dortmund in the domestic Super Cup and defeated Anderleht within the first round of the Champions League at home.
Schalke will put maximum effort not to lose the forthcoming encounter. Bayern, in their turn, already lost one match in Bundesliga, and they cannot lose points anymore. The Reds’ motivation is high for the match and the issues with defense, that were present in the match against Hoffe are neutralized.
Prediction for the match: Bayern to win + under 5.5 goals in the match