Our match prediction:
With a flawless record when playing on home turf in this season’s Bundesliga, Bayern impose as favorites in the upcoming clash against Darmstadt. Pep Guardiola’s charges are simply amazing at Allianz Arena, with 34 scored and merely 3 conceded goals. Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller are on an amazing run, last weekend they set a record of 36 Bundesliga goals, most goals scored by a forward duo after 21 fixtures in history. The dynamic duo will most certainly increase their tally against Dirk Schuster’s charges, even though the Lilies have recorded more points on the road this term. Hesse-based outfit have yet to triumph against the Bavarians, and, ending that run, at this time, seems like mission impossible. There is rarely an opportunity when one has the chance to pick a sure winner without a shade of doubt, the only real question is how big the goal difference will be. We predict a clean triumph for the home team, with a possible spectacle for the fans.
Highligted Player (Alaba):
David Alaba started his youth career at SV Aspern and in 2002 he joined Austria Wien. Bayern Munich chiefs decided to sign him and he was promoted to the reserve team for the 2009/2010 campaign. He made 33 appearances for Bayern Munich II and he has been playing for the first team since 2010. At the age of 17 Alaba made his Champions League debut on 9 March, 2010 against Fiorentina. The Austrian international is a full back, but he is capable of playing as a left midfielder as well. He represented Austria at the 2016 European Championship finals in France, but das Team failed to impress at the showpiece tournament, suffering elimination in the group stages. David Alaba won his fifth Bundesliga title with Bayern in the 2015/2016 season and he clinched the Champions League trophy with FCB in 2013. Speaking of his individual honours, he was named Austrian Footballer of the Year in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Alaba was born in Wien on 24 June, 1992.
Highlighted Team (Bayern Munich):
Over the years Bayern Munich have established themselves as one of the most successful European clubs. The Stern des Sudens (Star of the South) are the dominant force in German football and it has to be noted that the Bavarians clinched their 26th Bundesliga title in 2016. Bayern Munich have won 18 German Cup trophies, while winning the Champions League (European Cup) five times. The German giants clinched the Intercontinental Cup in 1976 and 2001, while lifting the FIFA Club World Cup trophy in 2013. Bayern Munich was founded in 1900 by eleven football players and their leader was Franz John. The Bavarians host their rivals at Allianz Arena (75,000), the stadium that was built in 2005. Fellow Bavarian sides TSV 1860 Munchen 1860 and Nurnberg are regarded as Bayern Munich’s fiercest rivals, but the rivalry between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern is big as well. The likes of Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, Franz Beckenbauer, Lothar Matthaus, Oliver Kahn, Gerd Muller and Giovane Elber are famous footballers who played for Bayern Munich in the past.