Bayern Munich vs Manchester United prediction, preview, lineups and more
Bayern Munich and Manchester United will play one of the most intriguing matches in the group stage of the Champions League. In the first round of Group A, two elite organizations face off in a game that could determine the group champion.
Bayern is the superior club on paper, but they are in serious difficulty against the Red Devils. Learn more about the September 20 match between Bayern and Manchester United with our predictions.
Man United is back in the Champions League after a year in the Europa League, but their first match will be difficult. The Red Devils have already been eliminated in the group stage of the Champions League. In Group H, they finished third, behind Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir.
They are in the same division as Bayern Munich, FC Copenhagen, and Galatasaray this year. The group is likely to be quite intriguing. The squad of Erik ten Hag has also endured a difficult start to the season. Before the first international break, they split their first four Premier League contests, winning two and losing two.
Bayern Munich, on the other hand, is the defending German champion, but they begin their season by attempting to win in Europe, which is how many individuals gauge seasons. Bayern Munich has lost three times in the quarterfinals since lifting the Champions League for the sixth time in 2019/20.
Last season they were humiliated by a 4-1 defeat to Manchester City, who went on to win the championship, so this season they will attempt to avenge themselves against their neighbours. However, this feature has existed for quite some time. Bayern has won all three of its Bundesliga encounters to date.
Bayern Munich vs Manchester United Current Form
Die Bayern always qualify for the Champions League because they are perennial Bundesliga champions. This time around, Bayern will compete against Manchester United, FC Copenhagen, and Galatasaray in Group A.
In principle, the Bavarians should easily advance to the next round. According to their game history, Bayern has won four of their last five contests and lost only one. They have yet to lose any of their three league games, but they were defeated by RB Leipzig in the German Super Cup.
The Red Devils, on the other hand, qualified by finishing third in the English Premier League. United has encountered difficulty in five of its last six contests. Two of their four league games have been won, while the other two have been lost.
Both Wolves and Nottingham Forest fell to Manchester by razor-thin margins. However, they lost both of their meetings against Arsenal and Tottenham, who were both superior teams. Our prediction for Bayern vs. Manchester United indicates that United have a small possibility of defeating the Bavarians.
In his first encounter since departing the Premier League, all eyes will be on Harry Kane to see if he can continue to cause English clubs trouble. The former Tottenham forward who was rumored to be joining Manchester United this summer has performed exceptionally well in Bavaria. This season, Kane has tallied three goals in four outings. 21 goals tallied in 32 Champions League appearances for Tottenham.
Jamal Musiala was injured and was forced to withdraw from the German team. Bayern Munich will first determine the severity of his injury. Manuel Neuer’s injury has not yet recovered, and neither has Raphael Guerreiro’s.
Sofyan Amrabat was removed from Morocco’s roster because he was injured, but it turns out that this was a precaution because the national team did not want his Old Trafford debut to be jeopardized.
On the previous two occasions Bayern Munich and Manchester United met in the Champions League, Bayern Munich eliminated Manchester United. In 2010, Bayern Munich moved on away goals due to a great goal by Arjen Robben. Manchester United, on the other hand, will never forget that night in Barcelona when they defeated Bayern Munich to win the treble in the 1999 Champions League final.
Bayern Munich vs Manchester United Prediction
This is why our prediction for the match between Bayern Munich and Manchester United is a victory for Bayern Munich. The Bavarians have won four of their first five Bundesliga contests, while Manchester United has dropped three of its first five Premier League contests. Brighton defeated them 3-1 at home, marking their third loss in five outings. Friday’s 2-2 draw against Bayer Leverkusen ended Bayern Munich’s winning streak.
In addition, Manchester United has a series of poor away results against the top clubs. We believe Bayern will defeat the Red Devils in a close match, but we do not expect them to maintain a clean sheet because they are a strong team with Champions League experience. The last time these two teams met in Germany, Bayern prevailed 3-1.
Prediction: Bayern Munich 3-1 Manchester United.