Captain Christian Gunter consistently excels playing behind Grifo on a dynamic left side. Again Bayern turned the tables in Munich, goals from Hasan Salihamidžić (3) – now the club's sporting director – and substitute Paulo Sérgio (89) securing a 2-0 success. • Neymar has scored four UEFA Champions League goals in total against Bayern – the only clubs he has registered more against in the competition are Celtic and Paris themselves (seven goals each). This is the French side's ninth successive UEFA Champions League campaign and 13th in total. The April 3 showdown in Leipzig looms large. Bayer Leverkusen | 40 points: You could feel the relief last week as the Werkself ("factory club") increased productivity at the right time. Last week, Dortmund were within touching distance of a precious point away to Bayern but couldn't get themselves over the line. Schalke 04 | 10 points: As a commentator, I'm loath to declare something over before it is arithmetically ironclad, but I can't honestly give Schalke even a fighting chance of remaining in the top flight. Bundesliga until 1991. • Kimmich scored past Keylor Navas in both legs of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League semi-final as Bayern bowed out 4-3 on aggregate to Real Madrid (1-2 h, 2-2 a). They won five of their six games, drawing the other, and conceded only two goals to finish five points above Madrid. 11. Schalke's last relegation was 1988 and they stayed in the 2. • Paris faced three German clubs in 2019/20, the only away game a 2-1 reverse at Dortmund in the round of 16. • In the 2017/18 group stage, Paris were 3-0 winners at the Parc des Princes – Neymar scoring the home side's final goal – before a 3-1 Bayern success in Munich in which a Corentin Tolisso double added to Robert Lewandowski's opener; Kylian Mbappé scored for Paris. 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Form guide Bayern • Bayern's European Cup quarter-final record is W20 L10: 2019/20 Barcelona W 8-2 2017/18 Sevilla W 2-1 (2-1 a, 0-0 h) 2016/17 Real Madrid L 3-6 (1-2 h, 2-4 a aet) 2015/16 Benfica W 3-2 (1-0 h, 2-2 a) 2014/15 Porto W 7-4 (1-3 a, 6-1 h) 2013/14 Manchester United W 4-2 (1-1 a, 3-1 h) 2012/13 Juventus W 4-0 (2-0 h, 2-0 a) 2011/12 Marseille W 4-0 (2-0 a, 2-0 h) 2009/10 Manchester United W 4-4, away goals (2-1 h, 2-3 a) 2008/09 Barcelona L 1-5 (0-4 a, 1-1 h) 2006/07 AC Milan L 2-4 (2-2 a, 0-2 h) 2004/05 Chelsea L 5-6 (2-4 a, 3-2 h) 2001/02 Real Madrid L 2-3 (2-1 h, 0-2 a) 2000/01 Manchester United W 3-1 (1-0 a, 2-1 h) 1999/00 Porto W 3-2 (1-1 a, 2-1 h) 1998/99 Kaiserslautern W 6-0 (2-0 h, 4-0 a) 1997/98 Borussia Dortmund L 0-1 (0-0 h, 0-1 a) 1994/95 IFK Göteborg W 2-2 away goals (0-0 h, 2-2 a) 1990/91 Porto W 3-1 (1-1 h, 2-0 a) 1989/90 PSV Eindhoven W 3-1 (2-1 h, 1-0 a) 1987/88 Real Madrid L 3-4 (3-2 h, 0-2 a) 1986/87 Anderlecht W 7-2 (5-0 h, 2-2 a) 1985/86 Anderlecht L 2-3 (2-1 h, 0-2 a) 1981/82 Universitatea Craiova W 3-1 (2-0 a, 1-1 h) 1980/81 Baník Ostrava W 6-2 (2-0 h, 4-2 a) 1976/77 Dynamo Kyiv L 1-2 (1-0 h, 0-2 a) 1975/76 Benfica W 5-1 (0-0 a, 5-1 h) 1974/75 Ararat Yerevan W 2-1 (2-0 h, 0-1 a) 1973/74 CSKA Sofia W 5-3 (4-1 h, 1-2 a) 1972/73 Ajax L 2-5 (0-4 a, 2-1 h). • Tolisso twice scored against Paris for Lyon, although both games ended in defeat; in the 2015/16 French League Cup quarter-finals (1-2) and the Trophée des Champions (1-4) at the start of the following season. All has gone awry since it was announced on Feb. 15 that coach Marco Rose would be leaving for Dortmund next season. • Bayern's 43 goals in last season's UEFA Champions League campaign was the highest total by any club since the competition changed format in 2003/04. They're doing it the opposite way from Bayern, boasting the tightest defence (20 goals conceded) and lacking a prolific scorer after letting Timo Werner move to Chelsea in the summer -- Christopher Nkunku leads the way with a paltry six Bundesliga goals. FC Augsburg | 26 points: Until recently, there were serious doubts as to whether coach Heiko Herrlich would be allowed to stay the course. Wins over Leipzig, Union and Gladbach, as well as a draw after being two down in Leverkusen, have shown us a different face of the Rheinhessen. Winger Vincenzo Grifo is having his best-ever season, although he has tailed off somewhat in recent weeks. Can Dortmund keep their young stars this summer? Is this the season for Leipzig to finally beat Bayern in a head-to-head that really matters? Lewandowski and Thomas Müller were both on target in the second leg in Munich, with Neuer, Jérôme Boateng and Martínez also featuring in the tie for Bayern. • A 59th-minute header from Bayern winger Kingsley Coman – formerly of Paris – proved enough to separate the sides at Lisbon's Estádio do SL Benfica on 23 August 2020, giving the German club their sixth European Cup and ensuring Paris's first final appearance ended in defeat. He made his first-team debut against Sochaux in February 2013 becoming, aged 16 years 250 days, the club's youngest-ever player. The Munich club became only the seventh team – and first from Germany – to win all six games in the UEFA Champions League group stage last season, before easing through the knockout stages, beating Chelsea in the round of 16 (3-0 a, 4-1 h) before wins in one-off ties against Barcelona (8-2) – the first time Bayern had scored eight goals in a UEFA Champions League match – Lyon (3-0) and Paris in Lisbon. • Rafinha was a late substitute in Barcelona's 3-0 first-leg win against Bayern in the 2014/15 semi-final first leg. Holders Bayern München are reunited with the side they beat to win the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League final as Paris Saint-Germain come to Germany for the first leg of their quarter-final. Three games in as many weeks at the start of April against Cologne, Bielefeld and Hertha will be highly instructive. Bayern's record at home to Ligue 1 visitors is W11 D2 L3. Bayern also won the next two championships, but the zenith was their triumph in the 1974 European Cup Final against Atlético Madrid, which Bayern won 4–0 after a replay. Last week's win over Augbsurg was only their second in 2021. • Their successes against Lyon and Paris in 2019/20 made Bayern's record in knockout ties against French clubs W7 L1, with wins in the last seven including three finals. I see them staying up. They have now won their section 17 times, including in each of the last three seasons. • Neymar scored once in Spain (3-0) and twice in Germany (2-3) as Barcelona beat Bayern in the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League semi-finals. Paris also beat the Turkish club 2-0 away on Matchday 2, in between 2-1 defeats at home to United and away to Leipzig. Although they were eliminated from the Champions League by Liverpool, Leipzig are obdurate and organised, as evidenced by a run of six consecutive Bundesliga wins. • Bayern have won nine of their last ten games against French clubs, home and away; the exception is that 3-0 defeat in Paris in September 2017. • The 3-1 defeat of Paris in December 2017 was Bayern's fourth successive victory against French clubs in Munich, having not won in four (D2 L2) before that sequence. ... Schalke FC Schalke 04 1 Köln 1. So what do they do? A seventh straight win against Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday would be a new personal best in the Bundesliga for 33-year-old coach Julian Nagelsmann. Hertha Berlin | 21 points: The great underachievers of the campaign. Freiburg just keep on running. 90'+4' Post update. • The French side have also been victorious in nine of their last 16 away UEFA Champions League fixtures (D2 L5) and had won four in a row before drawing 2-2 at Real Madrid on Matchday 5 last season. Kerr tells ESPN about settling at Chelsea, Kirby form and Olympics, UAE put six past hapless India in international friendly, Ronaldo, Portugal right to be angry about VAR, Kane stars for England, Germany show their best and worst, Messi's brain, Ronaldo's heading, Haaland's strength: The ultimate composite men's soccer star, Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only), ESPN+ viewer's guide: Bundesliga, Serie A, MLS, FA Cup and more, Klinsmann: Lewandowski, Haaland show why scoring is such fun, Lewandowski reminds Haaland of the Bundesliga pecking order, Bundesliga's all-time best and worst kits: Bayern, Dortmund on both lists. Bayern Munich | 55 points: What a strange season this has been for the Rekordmeister as they shoot for nine league titles in a row. • Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting was a Paris player between August 2018 and 5 October 2020, when he joined Bayern on a one-year deal. He won two Ligue 1 titles and the 2019/20 Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue with Paris, scoring nine goals in 51 games for the club in all competitions; his last appearance was as a late substitute in the defeat by Bayern in Lisbon. The all-time record for a single campaign is the 45 scored by Barcelona in 1999/2000 – though they played 16 matches compared to Bayern's 11. • Lewandowski finished as the top scorer in the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League with 15 goals, two shy of Cristiano Ronaldo's competition record of 17 for Real Madrid in 2013/14. • Alessandro Florenzi featured in both games as Roma lost 7-1 at home and 2-0 away to Bayern in the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League group stage, the former result Bayern's biggest European away win. Dimitrios Grammozis, their fifth coach in a forgettable campaign, did get a point from a 0-0 draw with Mainz in his opening match, but the performance was completely shorn of quality. 3. After Erling Haaland makes more Champions League history, Julien Laurens explains why he could join Man City. Henderson or De Gea? • Bayern are appearing in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals for the 19th time – one more than Barcelona, with whom they previously shared the competition record. Who could Man City sign to replace Aguero long-term? Football decimal odds are easy to understand, because they represent the payout you'll get if you win – e.g. They have fewer worries at the other end and defender Marvin Friedrich is in line to become the first Unioner to play for Germany. Would we put it past Mainz to save themselves again? • Lewandowski also beat Navas from the penalty spot as Bayern lost 4-2 after extra time at Madrid in the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg. Silas Wamangituka is the most skillful exponent of this art and has 11 goals to show for his efforts. At times they get outplayed, such as by Leipzig in a 3-0 defeat last week, but rarely outthought or outworked. UEFA Europa Conference League: Which teams could be involved? • Paris had scored in 34 successive UEFA Champions League games, matching the competition record set by Madrid between 2011 and 2014, before drawing a blank in last season's final. 18. I do think some good things are happening under interim coach Edin Terzic. - Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only) FC Union Berlin | 35 points: Who saw Union this high up the table in only their second Bundesliga season? RB Leipzig | 53 points: Not so long ago it was a seven-point gap, but now it's only two. BVB's football is less predictable, both tactically and in terms of the transition game. Paris • This is Paris's seventh appearance in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, where their record is W2 L4: 2019/20 Atalanta W 2-1 2015/16 Manchester City L 2-3 (2-2 h, 0-1 a) 2014/15 Barcelona L 1-5 (1-3 h, 0-2 a) 2013/14 Chelsea L 3-3 away goals (3-1 h, 0-2 a) 2012/13 Barcelona L 3-3 away goals (2-2 h, 1-1 a) 1994/95 Barcelona W 3-2 (1-1 a, 2-1 h). Find FC Bayern München fixtures, results, top scorers, transfer rumours and player profiles, with exclusive photos and video highlights. • Paris have won 17 of their last 26 UEFA Champions League matches (D4 L5). • The French club came out on top twice in 1994/95, George Weah and Daniel Bravo earning a 2-0 home win and Weah, again, claiming the only goal in Germany – the only away victory either team has managed in this fixture. 15. Understanding Football Betting Odds. There is a rematch of last season's UEFA Champions League final in the 2020/21 quarter-finals, with holders Bayern facing Paris Saint-Germain in the Munich first leg. • Paris have won five of their eight games in this season's competition, including four in a row before they were held 1-1 at home by Barcelona in the round of 16 second leg. Eintracht Frankfurt | 43 points: The revelation of the season. Their past five matches have seen Die Eisernen score only twice while conceding twice. By going back to the future with coach Pal Dardai, at least in the short term, Hertha seem better equipped than before for the necessary grinding out of results. Man United's big decisions: What to do with Pogba? Alas, holding on to these assets may well prove impossible as richer clubs come calling. • Under Thomas Tuchel – who was replaced as coach by Mauricio Pochettino in January this year – the French club finished first in a section also including Real Madrid, Club Brugge and Galatasaray in 2019/20. Sadly, they're a team in crisis mode. Borussia Dortmund | 39 points: So near, and yet so far. A 1-0 win away to Borussia Monchengladbach, ... 7. Nico Schulz, who has hardly played at all this season until the past couple of weeks, has come in for out-of-action full-back Raphael Guerreiro and prospered, at least in an attacking sense. Hertha's squad, with artists like Matheus Cunha and proven finishers like Jhon Cordoba, wasn't built for a relegation battle, but that's what they're faced with. The overall record belongs to Manchester United with 25. • Bayern claimed their sixth European Cup in 2019/20, and third in the UEFA Champions League era, with that win against Paris in Lisbon, their 11th successive victory – making them the first champions to win every game. Last week's defeat at TSG Hoffenheim was only their third in the league this year and, I suspect, a blip. "Gritty, not pretty" is a rule to live by in this city known for car manufacturing. Paris were 3-1 victors in France, their goals coming from Franck Gava (17), Florian Maurice (73) and Leroy (75); Markus Babbel had levelled for Bayern. • Hansi Flick's side won 4-1 away to Lazio in the round of 16 first leg, completing their aggregate victory with a 2-1 home success that not only gave them their 150th UEFA Champions League victory but also equalled their club record – set in 2001 and 2002 – of 19 successive games in the competition without defeat. The Sachsen side show no signs of going away. Bremen, who stayed up last season only by means of a playoff win against Heidenheim, are well on course to preserve their Bundesliga status. • The draw at Atlético on Matchday 5 ended Bayern's run of UEFA competition victories at 16; their sole loss in their last 29 European outings is the 3-1 home defeat by Liverpool in the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg (W23 D5). Warning : Although the current score, time elapsed, video and other data provided on this site is sourced from "live" feeds provided by third parties, you should be aware that this data may be subject to a time delay and/or be inaccurate. Previous meetings • All eight of the teams' matches before last season's final had come in the UEFA Champions League group stage – and all but one of those contests were won by the home side. We show Football betting odds on the Exchange in decimals. Derek Rae says Leipzig's clash vs. Bayern Munich on April 3 could be a Bundesliga title decider. Their long winning run was ended by a 1-1 draw at Atleti on Matchday 5, the first time Bayern had failed to win a UEFA Champions League match since 13 March 2019, before a 2-0 closing victory at home to Lokomotiv. • Last season's final defeat by Bayern ended Paris's perfect run in knockout ties against German clubs; before beating Dortmund and Leipzig last season, they had defeated Wolfsburg in the 2008/09 UEFA Cup round of 32 (2-0 h, 3-1 a) and Bayer Leverkusen in the 2013/14 UEFA Champions League round of 16 (4-0 a, 2-1 h). - ESPN+ viewer's guide: Bundesliga, Serie A, MLS, FA Cup and more. Werder Bremen | 30 points: Coach Florian Kohfeldt is breathing a lot more easily after four points from two key games against direct rivals in the lower half, Cologne and Bielefeld. Aktuelle Spiele (03.04.2021 bis 04.04.2021) Datum Heim Auswärts Links; Samstag, 03.04.2021 15:30 Uhr Borussia Dortmund Archie Rhind-Tutt outlines Josh Sargent's role under Florian Kohfeld after scoring his third goal of the Bundesliga season. Thank goodness for the lively Elvis Rexhbecaj on loan from Wolfsburg, who has provided a spark. He has now scored 73 in the UEFA Champions League and is in outright third place in the competition's all-time scoring list. TSG Hoffenheim | 30 points: A big conundrum, and a story of more negatives than positives even though they recorded one of their best results of the season last week against Wolfsburg, winning 2-1, and are on an unbeaten four-game run in the league. This season's loss by the same scoreline at Leipzig made it three successive defeats in Germany, and six overall; they have won three of their other four games there (D1). A 1-0 win away to Borussia Monchengladbach, secured by a late Patrik Schick goal, lifted the gloom in the Leverkusen camp. They have found the net in all eight matches this term. 4. • Paris reached their first European Cup final last season. Tuesday 23 October Group E: AEK Athens 0-2 Bayern München, Ajax 1-0 Benfica Group F: ... Tuesday 12 March Manchester City 7-0 Schalke (agg: 10-2) Juventus 3-0 Atlético Madrid (agg: 3-2) Aimé Nutri'Balance Comida para todos os Roedores e Coelhos 1 7,99€ Alimentação completa para Porquinhos da Índia - Cupinic PREMIUM 11 14,99€ 3 ,99€ Selective para coelho Supreme Science 1.5kg + 33% OFERTA 235 9 ,84€ Five successive defeats in all competitions, and six losses in seven -- call it what you will. The presence of Erling Haaland -- with his 19 goals from 19 games -- means ignore Dortmund at your peril, and he'll need to be sharp as BVB have key games coming up against Frankfurt, Wolfsburg and Leipzig, as well as a clash with Leverkusen on the final day of the season. Only Barcelona (21 times) have done so more often. 2. 10. Stuttgart are, of course, a colossal club with a rich tradition, but I admire the way they have reinvented themselves under their impressive American coach, Pellegrino Matarazzo. It won't be easy for Bielefeld to stay up, but goalkeeper Stefan Ortega has shown himself to be well above the Bundesliga average at the position. I confess, I didn't. 12. Coaching changes these past couple of years have actually worked out for general manager Stefan Reuter, but Reuter has consistently said Herrlich is not in danger. FC Union Berlin | 35 points: ... Schalke's last relegation was 1988 and they stayed in the 2. The problem continues to be a lack of attacking punch, not helped by Sebastian Andersson's long-term injury. • Alessandro Florenzi featured in both games as Roma lost 7-1 at home and 2-0 away to Bayern in the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League group stage, the former result Bayern… Yet apart from feisty keeper Rafal Gikiewicz, no one has stood out. With 10 games remaining for each team, ESPN's lead Bundesliga commentator Derek Rae runs the rule over all 18 clubs and their targets for the rest of the season. • This is Bayern's 24th UEFA Champions League campaign, fewer only than Barcelona and Real Madrid (both 25). Their match on Sunday in Leipzig should tell us a lot about the Eagles' Champions League push. So far under Kramer it's been one point from two games and no goals scored. Augsburg, part of the Bundesliga's furniture for a decade now, should stay up. • In the first group stage in 2000/01 – a campaign that culminated in Bayern winning the competition for the fourth time – home substitute Laurent Leroy's 90th-minute strike gave Paris a 1-0 victory at the Parc des Princes. Lewandowski has scored 23 league goals this season. Place a lay bet if you think Bayern Munich will lose, or a back bet if you think Bayern Munich will win. Yet they've added considerable style to their repertoire, and much of it has to do with an intriguing 3-4-2-1 base tactical setup: special mention for the pair of complementary No. Previously they had recorded just one win in nine competitive games while being dumped out of the DFB-Pokal and the Europa League. VfB Stuttgart | 33 points: They've been a very pleasant enrichment to the Bundesliga this season. If European football is the target for Urs Fischer's draw specialists, and it still would be against the odds, they need to translate the creativity of Max Kruse into goals. Far-too-early prediction of the top six Afcon contenders, Pulisic, Pogba, Salah among Premier League stars facing critical decisions at their clubs. 1. The football hasn't been dazzling, but it was never likely to be this season. Coman signed for Juventus in July 2014 having made only four appearances for Paris's senior side. Then you have physical forward Wout Weghorst and his 15 goals. • Ligue 1 champions for the seventh time in eight years in 2019/20, and ninth time overall, Paris also won both domestic cups last season. 6. Defending remains the question mark for Hansi Flick's team: This is Bayern's most generous campaign at the back in nearly 30 years, having given up 34. United States international Joshua Sargent, with three goals in as many games, is showing why Kohfeldt rates him so highly. A special mention here for the pressing of Xaver Schlager and his midfield partner Maximilian Arnold, who is back in Germany national team contention. Gnabry scored four times for the visitors. VfL Wolfsburg | 45 points: That Wolfsburg find themselves in the top three is a surprise, even more so when you consider that coach Oliver Glasner had one foot out the door after creative differences with sporting chief Jorg Schmadtke just a few months ago. The Schwaben are at their most dangerous when possession changes in their favour and then multiple players commit to the break. The latest FC Bayern München news from Yahoo Sports. SC Freiburg | 34 points: We never seem to learn not to underestimate Freiburg. A win for Bayern at the Red Bull Arena would go a long way to clinching a 30th Bundesliga Meisterschale. • Bayern have won all eight home UEFA Champions League matches since losing to Liverpool, the only one of their last 11 European games in Munich that they have failed to win. Should Brazil shut down football amid coronavirus pandemic worries? They're even dealing with injuries reasonably well. Coach Peter Bosz, lauded earlier this season for his zesty approach, was suddenly facing difficult questions. Overall, despite last season's final defeat, Paris have the edge with five wins to Bayern's four. Bayern Munich moved seven points clear at the top of the Bundesliga after a convincing 4-0 win at Schalke 04. Performances under Sebastian Hoeness have been uneven and the manner of their tame exit from the Europa League means questions will be asked with the future in mind. Bid goodbye to coach Uwe Neuhaus when in 16th position to be replaced by Frank Kramer. • Lucas Hernández was born in Marseille but has never played club football in France, moving to Spain aged four and joining Atlético de Madrid's youth set-up in 2007 at the age of 11. • Have played together: Idrissa Gueye & Benjamin Pavard (LOSC Lille 2014/15) Julian Draxler & Leon Goretzka (Schalke 2013–15) Thilo Kehrer & Leon Goretzka (Schalke 2016–18) Ander Herrera & Javi Martínez (Athletic Bilbao 2011/12), • International team-mates: Manuel Neuer, Niklas Süle, Joshua Kimmich, Leon Goretzka, Serge Gnabry, Leroy Sané & Thilo Kehrer, Julian Draxler (Germany) Lucas Hernández, Benjamin Pavard, Corentin Tolisso, Kingsley Coman & Presnel Kimpembe, Layvin Kurzawa, Kylian Mbappé (France) Douglas Costa & Marquinhos, Neymar (Brazil). The Breisgau club are the masters of making a little go a long way and playing to a team concept -- the brainchild of the longest-serving coach in the Bundesliga, Christian Streich. Internationally, the most well-known German clubs include Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Schalke 04, Hamburger SV, VfB Stuttgart, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Werder Bremen and Bayer Leverkusen.Hamburger SV was the only club to have played continuously in the Bundesliga since its foundation, until 12 May 2018, when the club was relegated for the first time. Leverkusen are hot on his trail. For the best possible experience, we recommend using, Bayern-Paris | Bayern München vs Paris Saint-Germain: UEFA Champions League background, form guide, previous meetings, Neymar and Robert Lewandowski after last season's final. 5. They're four points better than they've ever been after 24 rounds. FC Cologne | 22 points: Fasten your seatbelts and prepare for a tense finish. 16. 17. We used to think of Frankfurt as a relentless pressing team that would give it everything to win the ball back. Mainz | 18 points: They are the great survivors when it comes to avoiding relegation. Since then, their away record is W3 L2. The giant Austrian forward Sasa Kalajdzic is a very difficult opponent, and has gone one better (12 goals in 23 games) than teammate Silas Wamangituka (11) in attack. • Pochettino's Tottenham side lost 7-2 at home to Bayern in the UEFA Champions League group stage on 1 October 2019, the biggest ever home European defeat for an English club. When defender Jonathan Tah contributes in such a massive way, Leverkusen might just be on the way back, as a Champions League place is still within their grasp. Their shooting hasn't been the problem: Robert Lewandowski is on his way to breaking Gerd Muller's record of 40 goals for a single season and as a team (71 goals) they score on average once every 5.5 attempts, which is staggeringly efficient. • The German giants extended their competition record run of victories to 15 this season, following up a 4-0 home defeat of Atlético de Madrid with wins at Lokomotiv Moskva (2-1) and Salzburg (6-2) before a 3-1 home victory against the Austrian side on Matchday 4 sealed progress from Group A. Bayern beat Schalke 5–1 and thus claimed the title, also setting several records, including points gained and goals scored. Their overall record since then is W3 L3. But if you can give Dortmund a two-goal lead inside nine minutes (as they did during the recent Klassiker and still win, should anyone be concerned? Links and trivia • Coman was born in Paris, joining the club's academy in 2004. Second Half ends, FC Augsburg 0, FC Bayern München 1. Javi Martínez (FC Bayern München) wins a free kick in the defensive half. 9.2 means you'll receive 92 for every £10 you bet, including your stake, if the bet wins. RB Leipzig vs. Bayern Munich tale of the tape: Who has the edge for Bundesliga's big game? 9. That nevertheless completed a 5-2 aggregate success, Mbappé having scored a hat-trick in a 4-1 first-leg success at the Camp Nou. 13. Wolfsburg make life difficult for whomever they play with their determination and structure against the ball. In recent days, the potential departure of sporting director Fredi Bobic has dominated the headlines in Frankfurt. Emmanuel Dennis hasn't convinced since joining on loan from Club Brugge. The Foals' fall has been dramatic. I, along with many others, am going to miss them. OK, I know Adi Hutter's side have taken just one point from the past two games, but prior to that, Eintracht were playing the best football of any team in Germany. Cologne remain mostly solid enough defensively, especially since Jorge Mere returned from injury. Arminia Bielefeld | 19 points: At the start of the season, most would have said 16th place, the relegation playoff place, would represent success for newly-promoted Arminia. • Have played in Germany: Thilo Kehrer (Schalke 2012–18) Julian Draxler (Schalke 2001–15, Wolfsburg 2015–17) Abdou Diallo (Mainz 2017/18, Dortmund 2018/19), • Have also played in France: Corentin Tolisso (Lyon 2007–17) Benjamin Pavard (LOSC Lille 2005–16) Bouna Sarr (Lyon 2005–09, Metz 2009–2015, Marseille 2015–20).