B Mönchengladbach vs B Munich: football pre-match analysis, injury news
German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich is gearing to open the 2021/2022 Bundesliga season on Friday night in a game against Borussia Mönchengladbach.
The top German club will be going into the game with the hope of making their winning streak of the tournament the 10th one. Bayern's fans will be focusing attention on their new manager in Julian Nagelsmann.
Nagelsmann replaced former Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick who left the club after his treble in the 2021 season.
Julian Nagelsmann will be focusing on winning his first match and remove the pressure on him
Bayern Munich's pre-match conference and injury news
Nagelsmann had a little opportunity of playing his senior players in the preseason friendlies, with most of them being on international duties.
With the absence of these senior players in the squad, Nagelsmann will be hoping to record his first win tonight, even though it might be tough. Bayern only has one major signing in Dayot Upamecano, a centre-back from Leipzig in the current transfer window.
Dayot Opamecano will improve Bayern Munich's squad in the 2021 Bundesliga season
Borrusia Mönchengladbach's pre-match conference and injury news
Borrusia Mönchengladbach will be welcoming their fans for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak, which restricted football fans from watching football matches at stadiums.
The club manager Adi Hütter said that it would be an awesome environment to have their fans back. “Starting against this opponent makes the job special. And the fact half the stadium will be filled, and we’ll once again have support from our fans makes the excitement even greater, " he said.
Ahead of the game, tonight Borrusia Mönchengladbach loses many players through injuries Ramy, including Bensebaini (thigh), Kouadio Kone(knee), Breel Embolo(thigh), Mamadou Doucoure(Achilles), Marcus Thuram(knee).
At the same time, Denis Zakaria (fitness), Jordan Beyer (illness) are doubtful.
B Mönchengladbach vs Bayern Munich head to head (H2H)
Ahead of the opening Bundesliga season, Bayern Munich lost three of its four preseason friendly including B Mönchengladbach (2-0), who they will be visiting today.
Nagelsmann's team also lost two games in the preseason against Napoli (3-0) and Cologne (3-2) and only got one draw (2-2) against the Netherlands club Ajax.
Mönchengladbach has won four of its last five matches with three preseason club-friendly wins, and one won DFB pokal qualification against lower club Kaiserslautern.
In the previous meeting against Bayern Munich and Borrusia Mönchengladbach, the two teams have one three matches against each other in their last six games.