In the second round of the German championship, Bayern will host Cologne. The match will take place at the Allianz Arena on August 22
Under Julian Nagelsmann , Bayern played four preseason games, but the Reds lost three of them and another was a draw.
First, the Munich flew in just “Cologne” (2: 3), after which they parted with the “Ajax” (2: 2). In two more matches, Bayern lost to Borussia M (0: 2) and Napoli (0: 3).
The unsuccessful preseason was reflected in the first round of the German championship. At the Borussia Park stadium, the Bavarians took only 1 point in a duel with Gladbach (1: 1).
Bayern faced their first big challenge this week as Nagelsmann’s side fought for the Super Cup with Dortmund. The opposition Der-Klasiker was dragged by the Munich team (3: 1).
Last season, the football club from Cologne was close to relegation and even participated in the knockout playoffs. In the upcoming Bundesliga draw, the red-whites want to improve their performance.
To this end , the team under the leadership of Steffen Baumgart spent an active preseason of six matches, in which they never lost (4 wins, 2 draws).
The official season began for Cologne with the German Cup, during which the Baumgart team defeated Karl-Zeiss Jena from the Regional League on penalties (1: 1, 4: 2).
In the opening meeting in the national championship, “Cologne” performed a feat in their field. In the duel with Gerta, the hosts conceded already in the 6th minute, but then sent the Berliners a three-ruble note in response (3: 1).
Forecast and rate
1xbet download give the odds of 1.15 for the victory of Bayern in the match of the second round of the Bundesliga , for the draw – 9.50 , and for the victory of Cologne – 18.0 .
Despite their local successes in the preseason and at the start of the season, Cologne too weak for Bayernwho will try to score 3 points after losing points in the first meeting.
Perhaps, “Cologne” will survive at the beginning of the first half, but by the break the Bavarians will squeeze the guests. Our forecast and bet – Bayern will score in the interval from 31st to 45th minutes in 2.10.