The 17th round of the Bundesliga on Friday at 19:30, on Schwarzwald-Stadion, Freiburg match will be played – Bayern. After they ended 2016 with five consecutive victories that took them first, “Bavarians” hopes to begin the new year in the same grade.
The hosts and they ended the previous year with a series of four games without defeat, which included a series victory in the round with number 16 on his land Ingolstadt. Thanks to this victory, Freiburg climbed to No. 8 in the rankings just four points behind top ranked in 6. However, a possible participation in European Cups seems quite unlikely, especially as behind it, a short distance stands teams like Leverkusen, Mainz and Schalke. In confronting Bayern, the band led by Christian Streicht will try to take advantage of the land as it did moreover in 5 of the 7 matches played at Schwarzwald-Stadion. Obviously, this time the task is much more difficult one.
Will be absent from camp hosts: Abrash, Hofler and Niedermeier 9accidentati), while Kempf is uncertain.
On the other side, guests addresses match the position of leaders. One point in the confrontation Friday, would be enough for them to conclude the tour for the 22nd time first. In the last round of the 2016 Bayern defeated RB Leipzing main rival with an emphatic 3-0, at the end of a game they had controlled it completely. With only three points ahead it, “Bavarians” will want to continue the series of victories that come off even more in the points. But this time, they will not be able to count on Thiago, injured in training internship conducted in Qatar.
The last direct confrontation, played in May 2015, Freiburg has managed to win at home, 2-1. That was the only success achieved in the 25 direct matches that took place in 1998 and 2015.