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Bayern vs Arminia PREVIEW

Preview stats Bayern Munich vs Arminia Bielefeld.

The German Bundesliga, November 27, Kick-off 17:30 GMT

Bayern Munich vs Arminia Bielefeld PREVIEW STATS

Arminia Bielefeld have only scored more Bundesliga away goals against VfB Stuttgart (23) and 1. FC Köln (20) than against FC Bayern (19). Among all the teams against which Bayern faced at least 18 times at home in the Bundesliga, only against 1. FC Köln (1.15) do the Munich team have a higher average of goals conceded per home game than against Arminia (1.06).

Arminia Bielefeld have picked up four points from their last two Bundesliga matches, just one fewer than from their first 10 matches of this season combined (5). With nine points after 12 games, the Ostwestfalen are two points better off than they were at this time last season.

Arminia Bielefeld have won only one of their 18 Bundesliga away games at FC Bayern (D3 L14): 4-0 in March 1979. The 3-3 in the last away game in February 2021 was the first time DSC scored away at Bayern since 1985, scoring more goals (3) than against any other team away from home last BL season.

FC Bayern have failed to score in only one of their 18 Bundesliga home games against Bielefeld: 0-4 in March 1979. Since then, the FCB have scored in all 15 of their BL home games against Arminia.

FC Bayern München lost their last two Bundesliga matches against teams from the bottom half of the table – two in a row for the first time since March/April 2007. These are also as many losses as in the 101 such previous BL clashes combined.

After previously winning four matches in a row in the Bundesliga, FC Bayern München lost 1-2 at FC Augsburg last time out. The last time FCB failed to win in consecutive BL matches was in February 2021, and the last time they lost two matches in a row was in November/December 2019.

Arminia Bielefeld have scored at least one goal in each of their last five Bundesliga matches – their longest scoring run since their return to the Bundesliga. They also scored twice for the first time this season against VfL Wolfsburg.

FC Bayern München have scored 101 goals in the Bundesliga this calendar year, equalling the BL record set by 1. FC Köln in 1977. However, the FCB lost their fifth BL match this calendar year in their last match, the last time they lost more was in 2015 (six).

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Arminia Bielefeld’s Masaya Okugawa has scored in two Bundesliga appearances in a row, equalling the number of goals he scored in his 22 previous Bundesliga appearances (2). No Bielefeld player has had a longer scoring run since the club’s return to the Bundesliga.

Thomas Müller’s next Bundesliga appearance will be his 396th for FC Bayern München, equalling Franz Beckenbauer. Only five players have played more Bundesliga games for the German record champions.

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