Bundesliga action returns and title holders Bayern Munich are up against 15th-placed VfL Bochum to maintain their position at the top of the table
Bayern Munich has finally managed to return to winning ways after three consecutive 1-1 draws in the Bundesliga. They come into this game having scored four goals in each of their last two games and currently sit at the top of the table albeit with just a point more than Union Berlin. Bayern has beaten Bochum by a scoreline of 7-0 in their previous two meetings.
VfL Bochum comes into this on the back of a 1-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in the DFB Pokal Cup. Since the return to the Bundesliga, Bochum has managed two wins and two losses in the competition posting the same scoreline in the last two league games (5-2). Although they have managed to beat Bayern in just one of their last 35 meetings.
Bayern Munich vs VfL Bochum confirmed line-ups
Bayern Munich XI (4-2-3-1): Sommer; Pavard, Upamecano, De Ligt, Cancelo; Musiala, Goretzka; Sane, Muller, Gnabry; Choupo-Moting
VfL Bochum XI (4-3-3): Riemann; Janko, Ordets, Masovic, Stafyllidis; Losilla, Forster, Kunde; Zoller, Hofmann, Antwi-Adjei
Bayern Munich’s upcoming fixtures
Julian Nagelsmann’s side will be in action in the Champions League against French giants PSG. They will then face Borussia M’gladbach before squaring up against the second-placed Union Berlin in the Bundesliga.