Football commentary Cologne vs Bayern Munich, 20:30 on May 27
Analysis of Cologne vs Bayern Munich
The Cologne players have experienced an unstable 2022/23 season, winning 10, drawing 12 and losing 11 of the 33 matches played in the Bundesliga. Therefore, it is not surprising that the home team is ranked 10th in the current standings.
However, the end of the season is witnessing a relatively impressive performance of Cologne, when only losing the last 1/8 matches, the remaining 4 wins and 3 draws. The fans of the team are expecting that the army of coach Steffen Baumgart will continue to maintain their successful series of matches, but this is considered a challenge that is not easy.
That said, because the closing match of the season Cologne will have to face Bayern Munich, the opponent that I have lost 8 and drawn 1 in the last 9 matches in official tournaments. Not only that, Bayern Munich entered this match with extremely high determination to aim for victory and raise a fragile hope in the championship race with Dortmund.
The stumble could not be worse in the penultimate match against RB Leipzig, causing Bayern Munich to be robbed by Dortmund at the top of the table with a gap of 2 points more. To protect their throne, the necessary condition is that the Gray Lobster must win Cologne and the sufficient condition is that in the match at the same time Dortmund lose points. In the right conditions, with outstanding strength, Bayern Munich can completely do it if played properly.
Latest Cologne vs Bayern Munich force information
Host Cologne will be without Tigges, Florian Dietz and Mark Uth due to injury. Meanwhile, defender Jonas Hector will play his 228th and final Bundesliga match for Cologne after announcing his decision to retire at the age of 32.
As for Bayern Munich, Manuel Neuer, Alphonso Davies and Lucas Hernandez are all absent due to injury, while Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting is likely to miss the field due to a knee problem.
Expected lineups for Cologne vs Bayern Munich
Cologne (4-2-3-1): Schwabe; Schmitz, Hubers, Chabot, Hector; Skhiri, Martel; Ljubicic, Kainz, Maina; Selke.
Bayern Munich (4-1-4-1): Sommer; Mazraoui, Pavard, De Ligt, Cancelo; Kimmich; Coman, Muller, Musiala, Sane; Gnabry.
Football commentary Dortmund vs Mainz, 20:30 on May 27
Performance analysis of Dortmund vs Mainz
Dortmund took advantage of a very good opportunity when Bayern Munich was empty-handed at home against RB Leipzig in the last penultimate round, when they beat Augsburg with a difference of 3 goals to once again surpass the Gray Lobster to take the top spot. Moreover, the Signal Iduna Park home team only needs to take all 3 points in this last match to officially win the championship, regardless of the match at the same time between Bayern Munich and Cologne.
This is said to be a not too difficult task when Dortmund is playing at home and has won all the last 11 matches here. With no motivation to play and being in a safe position, Mainz has played with a lack of determination in recent rounds, as a result, they have lost all of the last 4 rounds.
And yet, the last 3/4 defeats of the home team at Mewa Stadium were all with a different score, the most recent being a weak 1-4 defeat at home against a Stuttgart who is racing for relegation. This is a completely different performance from the previous Mainz – the team was unbeaten for 10 consecutive rounds with 6 wins and 4 draws, in which they defeated Bayern Munich with a score of 3-1 and surpassed Leverkusen right away. at Bay Arena.
Latest Dortmund vs Mainz force information
Regarding the force, Dortmund recorded 4 absences due to injury including Bauza, Kamara, Gittens and Meunier. All four names above could not return in the most important match of Dortmund’s season against Mainz. However, coach Terzic still has other important cards in his hand such as Bellingham, Malen, Adeyemi, Brandt, Haller. Meanwhile, Mainz will lose Burkardt and Widmer to injury. Ajorque, who has six goals this season for Mainz, is also out of action due to suspension.
Dortmund: Bynoe-Gittens, Coulibaly, Hummels, Meunier, Bauza (injury)Mainz: Burkardt, Hack, Widmer (injury); Zentner (50/50)
Expected lineup Dortmund vs Mainz
Dortmund: Kobel, Wolf, Suele, Hummels, Ryerson, Bellingham, Can, Malen, Adeyemi, Brandt, Haller.Mainz: Dahmen, Bell, Kohr, Fernandes, Da Costa, Stach, Bareiro, Caci, Barkok, Ingvartsen, Onisiwo.