Bayern Munich trainer Hansi Flick desires his aspect to “seal the deal” and wrap up an 8th consecutive Bundesliga identify on Tuesday with victory at relegation-threatened Werder Bremen. Best scorer Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Mueller, one shy of the checklist for assists in one season, are each to be had once more after lacking Bayern’s 2-1 win over Borussia Moenchengladbach because of suspension. Victory at Bremen, the place Bayern have received all 12 video games during the last decade, will clinch a record-extending 30th league identify, and the primary leg of a possible treble in Flick’s debut season in price.
“We wish to end the activity on Tuesday. This is our target. We now have a very good run and wish to proceed our profitable streak,” mentioned Flick, who stepped in when Niko Kovac used to be sacked final November.
“The objective is to win once more in Bremen. We wish to simply seal the deal.”
Bayern have received their final 10 league video games and every other victory on Tuesday would go away them an unassailable 10 issues transparent ahead of second-placed Borussia Dortmund, who’ve 3 suits left, host strugglers Mainz on Wednesday.
“It is our plan to convey it (the trophy) again house,” mentioned midfielder Leon Goretzka.
Lewandowski, the league’s main scorer with 30 objectives this time period, netted two times whilst Mueller, who’s sitting on 20 assists, additionally were given at the scoresheet when Bayern thrashed Bremen 6-1 when the edges met in December.
Poland megastar Lewandowski has struck 45 objectives in all competitions this marketing campaign and desires another to ascertain a brand new Bundesliga private easiest, having additionally reached the 30-goal plateau in 2015-16 and 2016-17.
Regardless of laboured shows of their final two video games, together with a 2-1 semi-final win over Frankfurt within the German Cup, Bayern have a valid shot at touchdown a moment treble in seven years.
First, Bayern, who’re additionally smartly inside of achieve of the Champions League quarter-finals, will have to maintain a Bremen aspect preventing for Bundesliga survival.
Bremen have taken 10 issues from a imaginable 18 just lately, boosting their hopes with a 5-1 rout of backside aspect Paderborn on Saturday, however head trainer Florian Kohfeldt performed down any communicate of an dissatisfied.
“There is no reason why to enter this with any more or less euphoria. We’ve not received the rest but and we are nonetheless in a relegation zone,” mentioned the 37-year-old Kohfeldt, who has misplaced all 5 video games in opposition to Bayern.
Participant to look at: Andre Silva
The Portugal world has struck a wealthy vein of shape because the season’s resumption, with a go back of six objectives in seven appearances — greater than every other participant within the league.
The 24-year-old striker is rebuilding his younger profession whilst on mortgage in Germany, after suffering with AC Milan following a big-money transfer from Porto in 2017.
He has scored 10 occasions in 22 Bundesliga appearances with Eintracht, and got here off the bench to web two times and grasp an lend a hand in Saturday’s 4-1 win at Hertha Berlin.