Goals and Results: Union Berlin 0-2 Bayern Munich in 2020 Bundesliga
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Full Time | Union Berlin 0-2 Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich makes a triumphant return to the Bundesliga and continues with a four-point lead at the top of the table.

90'

Three minutes of added time.

90'

Neuer makes a great stop to a shot by Mees.

89' | Bayern Substitution

Cuisance replaces Müller.

84' | Bayern Munich Substitution

Perisic comes on instead of Gnabry.

84' | Union Berlin Substitutions

Kroos and Ryerson replace Prömel and Bülter.

Pavard's goal for the 0-2

82' | Union Berlin Substitution

Ingvarsten leaves his place for Mees.

81' | Bayern GOOOOOOAL!

In a corner kick, Pavard is able to get a header in and score!

78'

Gnabry and Davies with a great series of passes.

The German player dribbles and tries to shoot with his left, but Gikiewicz had walked a few feet forward and was there to block the shot.

76'

Bayern tries to hit Union Berlin with a quick counter attack.

The ball is sent to Coman on the right wing. He tries looking for a teammate inside the box, but the ball fails to be contacted and a good chance is wasted.

72'

Müller is found by a good cross from Davies and barely misses the target!

71' | Bayern Substitution

Coman replaces Goretzka

70' | Union Berlin Substitutions

Andrich and Ujah leave their place on the pitch for Gentner and Andersson

65'

Bayern has taken control of the game and now most of the game is played in Union's half.

61'

Neuer has to apply himself to swat away a dangerous cross that came in from the left.

56'

Prömel takes a volley that is too wide to worry Neuer.

55'

Pavard with a header that goes just wide from the goal.

51'

Scholtterbeck is admonished. He's the second man from Union Berlin to see the yellow card.

49'

Muller with a great heel kick sets up a shot from Goretzka.

The ball is barely fingertipped by Gikiewicz and ends up a few inches wide from the post!

45' | Second Half Begins

We're underway with the last 45 minutes of this match.

The 0-1 came with Lewandowski's goal

Half Time | Union Berlin 0-1 Bayern Munich

In a very well-played game from both sides, Bayern lead at the half with a penalty kick goal from Lewandowski.

45'+4'

Pavard takes a powerful shot from a distance, but the ball ends up just wide from the left post.

45'+3'

Union Berlin tries to get the equalizer, but the Bayern backline is able to fend off the attacks.

45'

Four minutes of added time.

43'

Goretzka seemed to be through on goal, but he doesn't make the best of his chance after trying to cut inside.

40' | Bayern GOOOOOOOAL!

Lewandowski calmly takes the penalty and puts Bayern in front!

39' | Penalty Kick for Bayern!

Goretzka gets to a ball before Subotic. The Union Berlin defender while trying to kick the ball instead hits the forward and the foul is called.

36'

Davies sees the yellow card after a late challenge on an opposing player.

30'

Both teams have had some chances. Union with long balls and Bayern with longer possessions and inter-play, but no one has been able to break the deadlock.

26'

Dangerous cross looking for Subotic, but the defense does well to head it out towards corner kick.

22'

Through ball down the left wing for Davies.

He sends the ball into the box and Gikiewicz dives to get a hand to it. On the rebound, Lewandowski is close to scoring but the ball is cleared by the defense!

18' | Disallowed goal for Bayern!

After two headers inside the penalty area, Müller sends the ball to the back of the net.

The German player seems to be offside and VAR confirms that the goal will not count.

 

14'

Gnabry shoots from outside the box, but the ball bounces off one of the defenders.

12'

Lenz is admonished after a sliding tackle on Pavard.

10'

Trimmel looks to assist Ujah, but Davies gets to the ball before the striker could be reached by the pass.

9'

Ujah again trying to look for space behind the defenders, but this time he's caught off-side.

6'

Ujah is found by a long pass from his defenders and goes for goal with a powerful shot.

The attempt is just wide from Neuer's left post.

4'

Union Berlin has the first chance for them now.

Bülter is found by a low cross and takes the first-touch shot, but Neuer is there to save!

2'

First attempt by Lewandowski. His shot takes a deflection and ends up going just over the crossbar.

0' | Kick-Off!

We're underway with the match between Union Berlin and Bayern Munich.

Both teams step out onto the pitch for the start of the match.

Per social distancing measures, there's no Bundesliga protocol ceremony before the match.

We're ten minutes away from the start of the match. Don't go anywhere!

Lewandowski looks in good shape and totally injury-free as he begins his warm-up exercises.

Bayern will be wearing their alternative kit today as Union Berlin's home shirt is also red.

 

No more than 300 people will be allowed inside the stadium for the match.

The players from Bayern Munich did so too as German authorities have been very strict about these sanitary measures.

The Union Berlin players made their arrival to the stadium following social distancing measures such as the use of masks at all times.

Bayern Munich: Starting XI

Neuer; Pavard, Boateng, Alaba, Davies; Kimmich, Thiago, Gnabry, Muller, Goretzka; Lewandowski.

Union Berlin: Starting XI

Gikiewicz, Hübner, Andrich, Subotic, Ujah, Trimmel, Prömel, Lenz, Scholtterbeck, Bülter, Ingvartsen.

Dortmund closed the gap with Bayern

After Dortmund's victory yesterday, the distance between Bayern and the former has reduced to one point.

If the Bavarians want to stretch it back to 4, then a win today is essential.

The pitch at today's venue looks in terrific shape. We can expect a good game from both sides despite the lack of a crowd to cheer them on.

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With authorization from FIFA and the International Board, the Bundesliga teams will be allowed to do up to five substitutions in the remainder of games of this season.

Match History

These teams have only played against each other once in official competitions. It was at Allianz Arena back in October when Bayern defeated Union with goals from Benjamin Pavard and Robert Lewandowski.

 

Bayern Munich: Predicted XI

Neuer; Pavard, Boateng, Alaba, Davies; Kimmich, Thiago; Gnabry, Muller, Coman; Lewandowski

Union Berlin: Predicted XI

Gikiewicz; Hübner, Schlotterbeck, Subotic; Trimmel, Gentner, Andrich, Lenz; Malli, Bülter; Andersson.

 

How to watch Union Berlin vs Bayern Munich Live TV and Stream

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The Bavarians arrive at this game as the first place of the Bundesliga table, four points ahead of Dortmund.

With Robert Lewandowski set to return from an injury, they'll have everything they need if they hope to continue with that advantage over Dortmund and RB Leipzig.

Union Berlin have exceeded all expectations so far and, instead of fighting to avoid relegation, they sit 11th in the Bundesliga table with nine games to go.

The players have resumed training with hopes of defeating Bayern.

 

Soccer is back!

In compliance with sanitary measures taken by the German government, the match will be played behind closed doors to avoid the possible spread of the coronavirus.

Players on the bench will have to be at least 6 feet away from each other and will wear masks.

There will be a total of 300 people allowed into the stadium and all types of physical contact outside the pitch must be avoided.

Kick-Off Time!

The Union Berlin vs Bayern Munich match will be played at the Stadion An der Alten Försterei  in Berlin, Germany. The kick-off is scheduled at 12:00 pm ET.

Welcome to VAVEL.com’s LIVE coverage of the 2020 Bundesliga match: Union Berlin vs Bayern Munich! 

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