Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern MunichGerman Bundesliga, KO: 17:30 Nov 4, 2023, Signal Iduna Park
Borussia Dortmund will be aiming to maintain the pressure on the frontrunners as they host Bayern Munich in a Bundesliga fixture on Saturday. Dortmund are looking sharp at the moment but given Bayern's impressive record in this fixture, the champions should have the upper hand once again.
It has been a solid start to the season for Borussia Dortmund, who have suffered just one defeat across all competitions so far. Sitting fourth on the standings, just four points off the pace, they can be considered part of the title race for now.
Borussia Dortmund were held to a 3-3 draw at Eintracht Frankfurt in their previous Bundesliga fixture with efforts from Marcel Sabitzer, Youssoufa Moukoko and Julian Brandt earning them the point. They followed that up with a 1-0 victory over Hoffenheim in a DFB Pokal clash on Wednesday.
Dortmund have a reputation for being porous at the back but appear to have tightened up this season. Edin Terzic’s men have kept clean sheets in four of their last five home matches, although they still have their vulnerable moments as evidenced by the draw at Frankfurt.
Bayern Munich travel to the Signal Iduna Park off the back of a disappointing 2-1 defeat at lower league side Saarbrucken in a midweek DFB Pokal clash. They took an early lead through Thomas Muller but were breached twice by the hosts.
That was the first defeat across all competition for Bayern Munich and while it was disappointing, they will be keen to quickly move on from that result. They did pick up an 8-0 victory over Darmstadt in their previous Bundesliga fixture with Harry Kane netting a hat-trick.
There has been more than one result like that for Bayern Munich this season as they also claimed a 7-0 victory over Bochum. However, like their hosts, Thomas Tuchel’s men tend to struggle defensively and are without a single clean sheet in their travels this season.
How the bookies view it
Bayern Munich have been installed as overwhelming favourites and are priced at 4/5 by Coral to claim the win. Dortmund are considered outsiders among the bookies with a home win priced at 33/19 with Unibet while BetVictor is offering odds of 17/5 for a draw.
Recent head to head
Bayern Munich often come out on top in this fixture and have claimed nine wins and a draw from the last 10 matches against Borussia Dortmund. The Bavarians were unbeaten last season, playing out a 2-2 draw at the Signal Iduna Park before running out 4-2 winners in the reverse fixture.
Players to watch
Julian Brandt has been in good form in recent weeks, scoring in his last three Bundesliga matches. The forward could be worth keeping an eye on for Dortmund and is priced at odds of 6/1 by Unibet to find the net on Saturday.
Harry Kane now has 12 Bundesliga goals this season following his hat-trick last time out against Darmstadt. The striker will be the one to watch for Bayern Munich and is priced at evens with Unibet to get on the score sheet.
Anything else catch the eye?
There were over 4.5 goals in the last meeting Between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich and a repeat is priced at 11/5 with Paddy Power. Over 3.5 goals could also be considered at 10/11 with BetVictor.
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