Stuttgart vs. Bayern Munchen Preview: Bayern Munchen Maintains Clean Slate

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Updated: January 24, 2014
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With Bayern’s seemingly invincible strength, Stuttgart will not only need a victory against Mainz 05 to increase their chances of stopping the Bavarians, they must also work and convert every scoring possibilities that come along their way to avoid an impending thrashing in the pitch.

 

Match Date: 29 January 2014 (local time)

Venue: Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion

 

Team Form

Stuttgart

Prior to meeting the Bavarians, Stuttgart needs to meet Mainz 05 first. Such will be a crucial match for it will determine the depth of their team form when they go against Bayern Munchen.

 

Stuttgart ended the winter break with a 3-1 loss to Wolfsburg, which also marked their 4th defeat in their last six (6) matches prior to the start of the season’s second half. This performance may readily affect the club’s morale and so a win against Mainz is necessary. It shall give them a guaranteed boost to their confidence as they prepare to go against Germany’s best club.

 

Bayern Munchen

Like Stuttgart, the Bavarians will also need to surpass Borussia Monchengladbach’s test first long before they visit Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion.

 

Though Bayern has the outright upper hand, Pep Guardiola’s camp has no intention of taking Gladbach lightly. The squad is aware of their strength and they cannot afford to face the risk of losing because of overconfidence. Winning over Gladbach will also serve as an inspiration when they meet Stuttgart.

 

Bayern remains undefeated in this season. With how things go for the incumbent champion, it is evident that they were able to defend their title well. Stuttgart will need a little oomph to their approach in order to get maximize their home court advantage over their string visitors.

 

Online betting’s top pick: Bayern Munchen

Bayern’s spectacular versatility gives them an outright advantage over Stuttgart. Expect them to dominate possession and take more shots while Stuttgart will need to work on creating goal scoring opportunities to win or at the very least, force an even steven finish.

 

 

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