Bundesliga Week 31 Preview: Frankfurt v Bayern

Only a short preview, some quick thoughts and the obligatory possible lineup.

  • Hannover already won their match (3-1 v Freiburg) so anything but three points would be a setback for Bayern
  • The opponent, Frankfurt, collapsed after playing a good first half of the season and is now fighting against relegation
  • As nice as the 5-1 win v Leverkusen was, it didn’t show how well Jonker’s new, less possession-based approach works because of the (lucky) early goal and an insecure opponent
  • The season is over for Ivica Olic and Hamit Altintop, Arjen Robben is still suspended and Danijel Pranjic won’t be available due to a torn muscle fiber
  • Frankfurt’s situation isn’t much better: youngster Sonny Kittel, ‘bad boy’ Maik Franz, Giorgios Tzavellas, Chris and Zlatan Bajramovic are all injured, Alex Meier is suspended
  • The old arch enemies meet again: Uli Hoeneß v Christoph Daum – if you don’t know what I’m talking about, just ask Google
  • ‘Never change a winning team’ – Andries Jonker most likely won’t change the lineup (aside from Contento replacing Pranjic, of course)

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One Response to Bundesliga Week 31 Preview: Frankfurt v Bayern

  1. KarryFCB says:

    that was a rough game. we aren’t there mentally. we just strolled around the pitch for 90mins. the team didnt even pick up the pace after we went down 1-0. i just dont get it. i’m actually looking forward to the end of this season, with or without a champs league qualifying spot…..

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