Bayern Munich and Schalke will meet in the 1st round of the Bundesliga in the match that is going be played at the Allianz Arena, Munich. The hosts want to pick up where they left off last season, while the away side will be looking forward to putting a decent display in this clash.
September 18rd, 2020 – 20:30
Bayern Munich vs Schalke Betting Tips and Predictions
Reason for Bayern Munich vs Schalke Predictions
European champions Bayern Munich starts the new Bundesliga campaign with a home match against Schalke 04. The German giant managed well to keep key players in the summer transfer window, and Leroy Sane joined the club for the initial fee of £41 million. The fast winger, however, has not yet overcome a long-term injury, which means that he will not face his former club on Friday night. Sane is a player for great deeds. Kingsley Coman enjoys the pitch, and when he receives the ball and heads towards the goal, the opponent has problems because he goes through the defense like a fast train. He scored a goal in the Champions League finals against PSG. Robert Lewandowski is also a football maestro, and the Polish international scored 34 goals last season. He was the top scorer in the Bundesliga, while he scored 15 goals in the Champions League. Many experts see Lewandowski as the best striker in the world at the moment. Hans-Dieter Flick showed that he is a good coach, he won the title and the Cup and the Champions League and gained the great trust of the people from the club.
Schalke finished in a disappointing 12th place last season, and the club decided to keep former Huddersfield coach David Wagner despite a terrible rush of form in the last part of the campaign. They easily lost points, and the defenders made many mistakes. Schalke 04 lost its first goalkeeper, Alexander Nubel, this summer, who joined the German champions Bayern Munich. However, the visitors slightly strengthened the attacking line by signing veteran striker Vedad Ibisevic, who comes from Hertha Berlin. Last season he scored seven goals and had two assists in 25 games for Hertha Berlin, and we will see how much his experience will bring to the team. Schalke 04 also brought back defender Sebastian Rudi, who played for Hoffenheim last season.
Bayern Munich is the big favorite in this match, they have to show strength, and the victory of the home team is expected. The home side is in an incredible run of 22 wins in a row, and they should keep up the pace. We believe the hosts are going to secure their advantage already at half time.
The hosts are the most efficient team in the past seasons, and they score a large number of goals. In this clash, we expect to see at least four goals in total. This game will be a real treat for football fans.