Bayern Munich hosts Cologne in the German Bundesliga

Bayern Munich hosts Cologne in the German Bundesliga

Bayern Munich will host its rival Cologne at 5:30 pm today, Sunday, at the Allianz Arena, as part of the second round of the German Bundesliga competition for the new season 2021-2022.

Bayern Munich (the defending champion) enters today’s match after drawing 1-1 in the opening round against Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Cologne won at home to Hertha Berlin by three goals to one.

Bayern Munich will miss today’s match with French winger Kingsley Coman due to injury, while there are doubts about the participation of goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.

Bayern, led by coach Julian Nagelsmann, are seeking to win the match after a faltering start against Gladbach.

As part of his efforts to win the German Bundesliga title for the tenth consecutive time in a record number in the five major leagues.

On the other hand, Cologne aspires to obtain a positive result against Bayern Munich, despite the difficulty of the task.

In order to be in an advanced position this season and not to repeat what happened last season when the team miraculously survived relegation to the second division after overcoming the obstacle for the Holstein Kiel team in the play-off match.”

Nagelsmann said at the match press conference:

“Koman will miss the match and we will see if he can participate against Bremer in the cup. He has an internal hematoma and we will monitor him day after day. I do not want to rush so that his injury does not worsen.”

Regarding goalkeeper Manuel Neuer’s position on the participation, Nagelsmann said:

“Manuel Neuer’s situation is uncertain due to injury and Sven Ulrich may have to play in the next match. As for Manuel Neuer, I don’t expect him to be out until the international break.”

Regarding the draw in the first round against Monchengladbach, he said:

“Of course we would have liked to win in Gladbach. We deserved to beat Dortmund in the Super Cup on Tuesday. The other on Saturday.

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