FC Bayern - Dortmund

Germany: Bundesliga
FC Bayern R. Lewandowski (26), R. Lewandowski (Pen. 44), L. Goretzka (88), R. Lewandowski (90)
Allianz Arena4-2
Dortmund E. Håland (2), E. Håland (9)

Der Klassiker statistics: Robert Lewandowski vs Erling Haaland

By Akhil Fisher

Two of Germany's most feared strikers go head-to-head as Bayern vs Dortmund clash in what is poised to be a high-scoring spectacle

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Der Klassiker is here! First placed Bayern Munich face fifth placed Dortmund in a clash that could well be decisive for the Bavarians as they sit on top with 52 points, just two ahead of second placed RB Leipzig.

Dortmund have experienced a shaky inconsistent season, as have Bayern. But the Munich residents have found their footing of late, with Lewandowski firing in goals for joy. He has scored 4 in the last three games, and a brace in the last match against Koln.

Erling Haaland on the other hand has been in thunderous form for Die Schwarzengleben, most recently putting it outstanding performances against Schalke in the Revierderby and Arminia Bielefeld.

The two show-stoppers are bound to put in a fascinating showing. With the players they possess around them such as Gnabry, Sancho, Sane and Reus, Allianz Arena is sure to experience a spectacle.


22/23 Bundesliga appearances – 28 goals / 6 assists (1,864 minutes played)

Lewandowski averages one goal every 67 minutes in the Bundesliga i.e. 1.35 goals per game.

Total shots: 91
Attempts on target: 43
Attempts off target: 48
Sprints completed: 385
Top speed: 33.45 km/h
Distance covered: 212.5 km


18/23 Bundesliga appearances – 17 goals / 5 assists (1,542 minutes played)

Haaland averages one goal every 95 minutes in the Bundesliga i.e. 1.1 goals per game.

Total shots: 60
Attempts on target: 33
Attempts off target: 27
Sprints completed: 486
Top speed: 35.16 km/h
Distance covered: 177.4 km

(source: bundesliga.com)

The two No.9s’ finishing prowess have helped them establish themselves as two of the most feared strikers in not only Germany, but whole of Europe.

Haaland currently sits third in the Bundesliga top scorers list, two behind Andre Silva and eleven behind Lewandowski.

Saturday night’s Der Klassiker is the perfect stage for both the star strikers to do what they do best, score goals!

FC Bayern
1Manuel Neuer (C)
4Niklas Süle
17Jérôme Boateng ↩70
27David Alaba
19Alphonso Davies
6Joshua Kimmich
18Leon Goretzka
10Leroy Sané ↩90
25Thomas Müller ↩90
29Kingsley Coman ↩66
9Robert Lewandowski
39Ron-Torben Hoffmann
7Serge Gnabry ↪66
13E. Choupo-Moting ↪90
20Bouna Sarr
21Lucas Hernández ↪90
8Javi Martínez ↪70
22Marc Roca
28Tiago Filipe Oliveira Dantas
42Jamal Musiala
35Marwin Hitz
23Emre Can
15Mats Hummels
5Dan-Axel Zagadou ↩70
24Thomas Meunier
8Mahmoud Dahoud
6Thomas Delaney ↩70
14Nico Schulz
11Marco Reus (C) ↩77
10Thorgan Hazard ↩60
9Erling Håland ↩60
1Roman Bürki
18Youssoufa Moukoko
27Steffen Tigges ↪60
2Mateu Morey ↪70
26Łukasz Piszczek
19Julian Brandt ↪60
20Reinier ↪77
22Jude Bellingham ↪70
30Felix Passlack

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