Bayern Munich vs Darmstadt Bundesliga Germany 2016
Schedule German Bundesliga between Bayern Munich vs Darmstadt on Saturday, 20 Februari2016. Concentration Bayern Munich will be split between the match against Juventus in the Champions League. Die Roten are almost untouched in the Bundesliga. Win 18 times out of 21 appearances in the German Bundesliga indicate if Bayern Munich is almost certain to be the sole candidate Bundesliga champions. Margin of eight points over second-placed Borussia Dortmund are very significant. Moreover since the winter break, Bayern Munich collected 10 of the 12 points available. Darmstadt, nowhere near the record.
Bayern Munich was hit by a storm of injury. Jerome Boateng, Javi Martinez, Holger Badstuber was still absent so Joshua Kimmich re-installed as a central defender. Mehdi Benatia might be able to recover, but Pep will not force himself ahead of David Alaba. Thoughts on the match against Juventus, could make Bayern to field a much different. Pep had Thiago Alcantara and Arturo Vidal to fill in the middle sector, but four main attacking midfielder like Arjen Robben to Kingsley Coman's hard not to get in the starting XI.
Darmstadt picking up two wins and two defeats since the Bundesliga resumed, but this week the promotion team lost five of their main players due to the ban. Konstantin Rausch, Peter Niemeyer, Jerome Gondorf, Aytac Sulu, and Marcel Heller. This is the most frightening nightmares. Moreover, Sulu and Niemeyer are two of the three best performers Darmstadt throughout the season.
Bayern Munich and Darmstadt strength is very much unbalanced. Both teams already met twice this season, one in the first round of the Bundesliga, and one in the DFB Pokal. Both ended with the defeat of Darmstadt, but the scores were thin at the last meeting, it could be motivation for the promotion team, that Bayern Munich are still a bunch of humans that can be imposed.