Bayern Munich is showing a very convincing performance since football returned after a pause due to the Covid-19 epidemic. They won lightly against Union Berlin (2-0) and Eintracht Frankfurt (5-2). These results help Hansi Flick’s teachers and students firmly consolidate the top spot in the Bundesliga with 4 points more than the 2nd ranked team, Dortmund.
In the next round, Bayern Munich will face Dortmund – the team right behind the Gray Lobster on the Bundesliga table. This will be a difficult game to predict for the defending champion of the tournament because Dortmund are also showing an extremely convincing form and performance since the return of Germany’s top football tournament.
Bayern lost a pillar in the German Super Classic match against Dortmund
Surely both teams want to get the best force to attend the match that is considered the final of the Bundesliga season 2019/20. Because if Bayern win they will expand to 7 points and they will almost successfully defend the title. On the contrary, if they lose, it means they put pressure on themselves in the race to the championship when they are only 1 point away from the second-placed team, Dortmund.
However, before the match against Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga, coach Hansi Flick was forced to announce that midfielder Thiago Alcantara would be absent for this match. This is not a small loss for the Gray Lobster because under Flick, Thiago has always been an important player.
Thiago suffered a muscle injury and was sidelined in the match against Frankfurt. There were hopes that the former Barca player would recover in time against Dortmund in the 28th round of the Bundesliga, but that did not come true.
“Thiago didn’t practice today. Unfortunately, he will not be able to attend the next match,” coach Flick confirmed.
Thiago has not been able to return to the Gray Lobster squad because of a muscle injury
This is not a small loss for the Gray Lobster because under Flick, Thiago has always been an important player. The Spaniard plays the role of no different from the “brain”, handling all work in the midfield, from supporting defense to initiating attacks.
In addition to Thiago’s case, Bayern will also be without the services of Philippe Coutinho, Niklas Sule and Corentin Tolisso due to various injuries.
However, the good news for Bayern is that Serge Gnabry and Jerome Boateng are completely healthy to start against Dortmund.