Unbeaten in their last five league games in the Bundesliga, Bayern Munich will be looking to keep their good run of form going when they host Arsenal at the Allianz Arena in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Champions League.
Bayern Munich To Beat Arsenal Again
The hosts have advanced to the round of 16 of the Champions League as second to their group behind Atletico Madrid. They have won four games and lost two.
Bayern Munich have collected a total of 13 points from a possible 15 in their last five league games in Champions League. Their last league match was against Ingolstadt away from home where they won 2-0.
Bayern Munich are currently sitting in the 1st place in the league table. They have 49 points from 15 wins, 4 draws and 1 losses. The team scored 45 goals and conceded 12 since the start of the season.
Franck Ribery and Jerome Boateng are both expected to miss out here because of injury. Boateng is one booking away from a ban, as is Philipp Lahm. Douglas Costa and Thomas Muller are vying for a start on the left of Bayern Munich’s front three, while Joshua Kimmich and Arturo Vidal are also in competition for a place in midfield.
The Gunners Facing A Tough Challenge
The hosts have advanced to this stage of the Champions League as first of their group with 14 points. They have won 4 games and drew to get through their group stage unbeaten.
Arsenal have collected a total of 9 points from a possible 15 in their last five league games in the Premier League. Their last league match was against Hull City at home where they won 2-0.
Arsenal are currently sitting in the 4th place in the league table. They have 50 points from 15 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses. They have scored 54 goals and conceded 28 since the start of the season.
Hector Bellerin overcame a head injury to feature against Hull on Saturday, while a rested Nacho Monreal should regain his place at left-back in Germany on Wednesday night. David Ospina is set to replace Petr Cech in goal for the trip to Bayern Munich after being selected as Arsenal’s No.1 goalkeeper in the Champions League at the start of the season.
Head To Head
Bayern Munich have won 3 of the last 5 meetings between the two teams. The last clash between the two teams was in November 2015 when the final score was 5-1 to Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena.
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