Modified 16 May 2020, 12:32 IST
Bundesliga leaders and defending champions Bayern Munich make their return to motion at Union Berlin in Sunday’s late kick-off.
The first of Europe’s best 5 leagues to resume amid the Corona Virus pandemic, Germany’s best flight will get again beneath approach on Saturday.
Bayern might see their benefit on the summit reduce to only one factor if Borussia Dortmund beat rivals Schalke.
Hansi Flick’s facet are then concerned in one of two Sunday matches – earlier than one other follows on Monday.
With the assistance of Opta, we check out the important thing numbers from the ultimate three fixtures of this matchweek.
Cologne v Mainz
8 – Mainz haven’t gained on any of their eight Bundesliga journeys to Cologne (D4 L4). They haven’t confronted every other facet away in the highest flight as usually with out profitable. Meanwhile, solely towards Eintracht Braunschweig (20 video games) do Cologne have a greater unbeaten house Bundesliga document.
Heldt: “We completely need to beat Mainz at house and preserve the three factors in Köln. We ought to nonetheless have a wholesome quantity of confidence, however want to stay grounded. We are combating to keep in the league and that is not but confirmed.” #KOEM05 #effzeh
— 1. FC Cologne (@fckoeln_en) May 15, 2020
24 – Cologne have gained eight of their previous 11 league video games, shedding solely to leaders Bayern, second-placed Dortmund and fourth-placed Borussia Monchengladbach. Since matchweek 15, they’ve collected 24 factors – trailing solely Bayern (31) and BVB (25).
7 – January mortgage signing Mark Uth has been concerned in at the least one aim in every of his first seven league video games for Cologne (4 targets, 4 assists).
Union Berlin v Bayern Munich
2 – These sides are assembly in a aggressive match for simply the second time. Their first conflict earlier this season ended in a 2-1 Bayern win in Munich.
1866 – Bayern will play their 1866th Bundesliga match, transferring degree with Hamburg in the all-time listing. Only Werder Bremen (1890) have been concerned in extra top-flight video games.
— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) May 14, 2020
4 – The defending champions have a four-point lead on the best of the Bundesliga desk for the primary time this season. They have by no means thrown away a bonus this massive this late in a season.
3 – Bayern have scored at the least 3 times in every of their previous 5 away league matches, setting a Bundesliga document.
73 – Flick’s outfit have 73 targets in their first 25 league video games this time period. Only Bayern themselves in 1973-74 and 2013-14 (each 24) have topped that tally at this stage of a marketing campaign.
5 – Union have 5 wins in their previous eight house league video games, protecting a clear sheet in every of these victories. However, Sunday’s hosts have conceded three or extra targets in 4 of their eight matches because the Bundesliga’s mid-season break.
Werder Bremen v Bayer Leverkusen
62 – Leverkusen have scored extra away Bundesliga targets at Werder than they’ve towards every other facet.
6 – Bremen have misplaced their six most up-to-date Bundesliga house video games, failing to rating in every of their previous 5 at house – setting a pair of undesirable membership top-flight information.
— SV Werder Bremen EN () (@werderbremen_en) May 14, 2020
21 – Werder have dropped extra factors from profitable positions than every other facet in the Bundesliga this season.
19 – Bayer have 19 factors from their eight matches because the mid-season break, their joint-best ever begin to a Ruckrunde (additionally 19 factors from eight video games in 1999-2000).