The BAY vs HOF match preview –
The German football league, Bundesliga, will see its season opener for the 2018/19 edition when Bayern Munich host Hoffenheim on Friday.
Bayern Munich have won the league for the last six years in a row. They have absolutely dominated the German football in the recent years, and the signs of them slowing down are yet to exist. They have a strong core of players and will be playing his season under a new management. The focus for Bayern Munich will be on winning the Champions League in the near future, and this season will start a process for the Bundesliga team to mount a serious charge at Europe.
On the other hand, Hoffenheim finished third in the last season. It was a commendable achievement for the team of their stature, and the fact they develop young players from their academy has always made them fan favourites. With the possibility of playing Champions League football this season, it might hinder the progress of this team in the Bundesliga with a hectic schedule. It just might be the only roadblock the team will face this season.
The BAY vs HOF Dream11 Playing 11 is listed here, so please go through the entire article for more info. Hoffenheim vs Bayern Munich, team news and playing XI are listed here as well.
BAY vs HOF Dream 11 Fantasy Team Prediction:
When and where?
This match is to be played at Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany. The ground has a capacity of 75,000 and it is going to be a rainy day in Munich with a 100% chance of precipitation.
Where to watch Bayern Munich vs Hoffenheim live?
The clash will take place at 12:00 AM (IST) on August 25th, 2018 and can be streamed live on Hotstar.
BAY vs HOF recent form (Last six matches)
Bayern Munich – W W W W L L
Hoffenheim– W W L W W W
BAY vs HOF Head to head
Bayern Munich Won –13
Hoffenheim Won – 2
Not Decided – 5
BAY vs HOF Team News:
- Alphonso Davies is the only signing that the team has made since the departure of Arturo Vidal and Douglas Costa.
- Midfielder Serge Gnarby will be out of this game due to thigh strain injury.
- Mark Neuer will be the goalkeeper for Bayern Munich.
- Bittencourt and Grifo have been brought to supplement the attacking department since the departure of topscorer Mark Uth.
- Demirbay, Geiger and Rupp have questionable fitness before the game and could see themselves be on the bench.
- Oliver Baumann is expected to be the safety net for the backline.
Bayern Munich don’t have too many injury concerns heading into this match. The Bavarians are expected to name their strongest possible XI with only David Alaba (knee), Serge Gnabry (thigh) and James Rodriguez (ankle) remain doubtful. All three will require a late-fitness test to determine his availability.
BAY vs HOF Probable Playing 11:
*The teams have had massive shuffles in the respective squads in the transfer window, so accuracy will be a bit off
Bayern: Neuer (GK) – Kimmich, Süle, Hummels, Alaba – Martinez, Thiago – Robben, Müller, Ribbery – Lewandowski
Hoffenheim: Baumann (GK) – Adams, Vogt (c), Akpoguma – Kaderabek, Grillitsch, Schulz – Zuber, Bittencourt – Szalai, Joelinton
Players to look out for-
- Steven Zuber
- Robert Lewandowski
Gambling India Info Match Prediction Bayern Munich vs Hoffenheim –
We expect Bayern Munich to start their title defence with a win in this game.
BAY vs HOF Dream 11 Team Predictions-
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