Bayern Munich swept Group E of the UEFA Champions League and they want to continue their good form against Red Bull Salzburg in the first leg of the Round of 16 on Wednesday.
The German giants won all their six matches in the group. They ended the group stage with a 3-0 victory against Barcelona where Thomas Müller, Leroy Sane and Jamal Musiala scored.
Julian Nagelsmann's side are aiming to bounce back here after they lost 4-2 at Bochum in their last game in the Bundesliga.
Leon Goretzka, Alphonso Davies, Manuel Neuer and Musiala will not be able to play here due to injury or illness.
Salzburg finished second in Group G after recording three wins, one draw and two losses.
They beat Sevilla 1-0 in their last game in this competition with Noah Okafor nailing the lone goal.
Salzburg are coming off a 2-1 victory over Rapid Vienna in the Austria Bundesliga. Okafor scored again while Brenden Aaronson added another goal.
Salzburg manager Matthias Jaissle has a long injury list and among those who will not feature in this contest are Sekou Koita, Bernardo, Zlatko Junuzovic, Albert Vallci, Benjamin Sesko, Bryan Okoh and Ousmane Diakite.
Bayern beat Salzburg twice in the Champions League in November 2020. Bayern recorded a 6-2 win at the Red Bull Arena before securing a 3-1 victory in their rematch in Munich.
Red Bull Salzburg vs Bayern Munich Tips
1. Match Result - Bayern Munich to win
Bayern won all their matches in the group stage and we expect them to extend that winning streak in the Round of 16.
2. Total Goals - Over 2.5
This should be a high-scoring contest as both clubs have capable attackers.
3. Match Result/Both Teams To Score - Bayern Yes
The two teams should have no problem finding the back of the net in this contest.
4. Anytime Goalscorer - Robert Lewandowski
Bayern’s Polish scoring machine has netted nine times in the Champions League this season. He also scored in Bayern’s last win over Salzburg.
5. Correct Score - Bayern 3-1
We expect Bayern to score thrice in Salzburg with the hosts scoring once.