Bayern Munich can move to within a win of another Bundesliga title when they host Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday.
Munich have been in superb form since the leagues return and have a seven point lead over Borussia Dortmund.
Last time out they eased past Bayer Leverkusen and in mid-week beat Eintract Frankfurt to reach the DFB Pokal final.
A run of just one win in four has halted Monchengladbach’s Champions League hopes; however they occupy the final top four spot.
Last Friday they suffered a disappointing 1-0 defeat at Freiburg, losing Alessane Plea in the process following a red card.
Bundesliga form: Bayern Munich W5 D0 L0; Monchengladbach W2 D1 L2
Bundesliga top scorer
Bayern Munich – Robert Lewandowski 30 goals
Monchengladbach – Alassane Plea & Marcus Thuram 10 goals each
Munich will be without the banned pair of Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller.
Serge Gnabry is a doubt having missed the mid-week cup fixture, whilst Niklas Sule and Philippe Coutinho remain injured.
Plea will miss the trip to Munich through suspension, whilst both Breel Embolo and Tobias Strobl are both struggling with muscle injuries.
Denis Zakaria and Fabian Johnson are also out for the visitors.
Expected starting XI’s
Bayern Munich (4-2-3-1): Neuer; Pavard, Boateng, Alaba, Hernandez; Thiago, Kimmich; Perisic, Goretzka, Davies; Coman
Monchengladbach (3-6-1): Sommer; Elvedi, Ginter, Jantschke; Lainer, Neuhaus, Hofmann, Stindl, Kramer, Bensebaini; Thuram
Result: Bayern Munich (2/5 with Coral)
Correct Score: 3-1 (9/1 with Coral)
Anytime Goalscorer: Kingsley Coman (2/1 with Betfair)
Odds correct at time of article (11/06, 17:00), they are subject to change