54’ — Goal. Erling Haaland equalizes for BVB. Bad news for Bayern.
52’ — Substitution: Serge Gnabry comes on for Kingsley Coman.
45’ — Second half kicks off!
Halftime observations and analysis
Lucas Hernandez is great at center back. Play him there please.
Robert Lewandowski has turned into Mr. Assist this season. Must think scoring is overrated.
Bayern have been the better team, they should be leading by more.
Alphonso Davies is playing much better after his poor performance against Hoffenheim.
How many times has Kingsley Coman been fouled? Dortmund seem to be targeting him.
Halftime: Bayern lead 2-1.
38’ — Goal. Julian Brandt capitalizes on a mistake from the Bayern defense to slot one past Manuel Neuer.
31’ — GOAL! Thomas Muller makes it 1-0 from a beautiful cross by Alphonso Davies. Great game so far.
17’ — GOAL! Tolisso makes it 1-0 off a beautiful counter!
Kickoff — We are underway!
30 minutes until kickoff: If you were wondering where Leon Goretzka is…well, here you go:
Hopefully, Goretzka’s back pain is nothing serious.
One hour until kickoff: We have lineups! The dreaded lineup has appeared, Thomas Muller starts on the wing. Or could Alphonso Davies be on the wing? We’ll know when kickoff comes.
It’s time for another Supercup! Bayern Munich face Borussia Dortmund at the Allianz Arena, with neither team feeling too great at the moment. With both teams having suffered devastating defeats in the league last weekend, Hansi Flick and Lucien Favre will be looking for a win to boost their confidence.
Bayern come into the game with some severe fatigue issues. After playing three games in the space of a week, including 120 minutes against Sevilla in the UEFA Supercup, the players are exhausted. However, the coach barely has any choice — he needs the likes of Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Muller, Joshua Kimmich, and Serge Gnabry to beat Dortmund. Leroy Sane and David Alaba are out with injury, which puts added pressure on a depleted squad.
But it’s not all doom and gloom. Dortmund themselves will miss the services of Jadon Sancho and Roman Burki, who miss out due to a respiratory infection (not the coronavirus). If Bayern can keep BVB from running amok like Hoffenheim did, there’s a chance for this tired team.
It’s Bayern time.
Location: Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany
Time: 8:30 pm local time, 2:30 pm EST
TV/streaming: ESPN+, Find Your Country
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