With the Bundesliga fixtures really starting to pile up following their return to action, Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich will take centre stage on Tuesday evening in what should be a mouth-watering affair at an empty Signal-Iduna-Park.
Putting in what was another professional display away at European hopefuls Wolfsburg over the weekend, BVB managed to land a convincing 2-0 win and appear to have started off where they finished in March.
On the flip side, while Dortmund might be enjoying a real purple patch, the defending champions have only continued to go from strength to strength and appear to be marching towards a ninth straight Bundesliga crown.
Putting five past Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday evening, Bayern Munich have won their last eight matchups across all competitions and should also be boosted by their most recent meeting against their title challengers.
Picking up what was a thumping 4-0 win when they played host to Dortmund back in November, you might be interested to know another Bayern win can be found at 17/20 with Bet365.
Make or break for Dortmund?
Knowing that three points and a shock victory on Tuesday would see them move within a sole point of the defending champions, Tuesday’s meeting at an empty Signal-Iduna-Park is really make or break for Lucien Farve’s youngsters.
With a growing reputation for their recent performances defensively after landing back-to-back 4-0 and 2-0 victories over Schalke and Wolfsburg since returning from the enforced break, the mood in BVB’s camp only continues to soar.
Winning each of their last six Bundesliga matchups on the bounce and tasting defeat just once since opening 2020, one man to keep an eye out for in midweek could be the red-hot, Raphaël Guerreiro.
Once again finding the net away at Europa League contenders Wolfsburg over the weekend, the 26-year-old has continued to shine since German football made its return to action.
Marking his return with what was a stunning brace against bitter cross-town rivals Schalke, he has now recorded five Bundesliga strikes in his last seven appearances, his brightest run in rural Germany.
You might be interested to know that Guerreiro can be found at 7/2 with Ladbrokes to extend on his recent purple patch in midweek.
The Lewandowski party continues
While Eintracht Frankfurt may have briefly had Bayern panicking after threatening a comeback over the weekend, the defending champions marched towards a 5-2 victory in Munich and have continued to extend on a stunning second half of the season.
Along with blowing away Chelsea at Stamford Bridge while on Champions League duties back in February, Hans-Dieter Flick’s men have now remarkably won 12 of their last 13 Bundesliga matchups and are in the midst of an unbeaten run that stems back to December 7th.
Only continuing to shine in the final third, there is no doubt that Flick and the whole of Munich will be hugely excited by what has been another outstanding campaign for leading marksman, Robert Lewandowski.
On course to lift another Golden Boot this season, the 31-year-old has found the net in back-to-back appearances following the enforced break and has continued to break records by the week.
Also bagging a brace during Bayern’s 4-0 victory against BVB back in November, the Polish talisman can be found priced at 8/11 with Paddy Power to once again find the net on Tuesday evening.