Robert Lewandowski will be hoping to lead high pitch champs Bayern Munich to one more title when they take on Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup at the Puskas Arena in Budapest on Thursday (kick-off: 9pm CEST/8pm BST/3pm ET). UEFA Super Cup fans can book UEFA Super Cup Tickets on our website on exclusively discounted prices.
Lewandowski was the impetus for Bayern’s decisive victory in 2019/20. With 55 objectives in 46 appearances over the Bundesliga, DFB Cup and UEFA Champions League, he turned into the main individual to win the mainland high pitch and finish as top scorer in every one of the three rivalries.
The Poland skipper quickly got off the imprint in the new mission when he won and changed over a punishment in the Munich club’s record-breaking opening Bundesliga game against Schalke. He additionally pulled out a rabona help for Thomas Müller in the 8-0 triumph.
However missing in preparing on Monday with a thump, is relied upon to begin. Alphonso Davies missed Friday’s down as a safety measure with a solid physical issue, however the Canadian is required to be fit to begin again at left-back in the Hungarian capital.
Kingsley Coman could likewise return instead of new marking Leroy Sane, whose 73 minutes of activity against childhood club Schalke – creating one objective and two helps – was the longest he’s played in a serious apparatus since June 2019. Super Cup fans can book Bayern vs Sevilla Tickets on our website on exclusively discounted prices.
European heroes for a 6th time subsequent to beating Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in August. Bayern are focusing on a second European Super Cup to go with the one they won in 2013 against Chelsea, on the rear of their last high pitch. Manuel Neuer, Javi Martinez, Jerome Boateng, David Alaba and Müller all played in that shootout win in Prague.
Sevilla have become regulars in this irregular match between the victors of the Champions League and UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League, having won the last a record multiple times over the most recent 15 years. Their most recent victory saw them beat Inter Milan 3-2 at Cologne’s Rhein Energie Stadion.
Having recently taken out Roma, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United in the finals competition in Germany. Previous Borussia Mönchengladbach striker Luuk de Jong was the saint on the night with a first-half support. The Andalusians have since fortified by re-marking previous Schalke midfielder Ivan Rakitic from Barcelona.
Left-back Sergio Escudero was additionally once a partner of Neuer in Gelsenkirchen. Skipper Jesus Navas scored an own objective as Bayern won 2-1 on total in the main past serious experiences between these clubs. Sevilla were offered an all-encompassing reprieve following their Europa League win.
This means their initial two class installations were deferred and that the Super Cup is their first serious apparatus of the 2020/21 mission.
- Bayern are unbeaten in their last 31 matches, winning 30 while scoring 106 objectives.
- Lewandowski has scored 16 objectives in 15 serious matches this schedule year, remembering five for six European apparatuses.
- Hansi Flick’s side turned into the primary group in history to dominate each match in transit to lifting last season’s UEFA Champions League (11 successes).
- The record Bundesliga champions won the Super Cup without precedent for 2013 by beating Chelsea on punishments, after the challenge completed 2-2 after extra-time.
- Sevilla lost their solitary past gathering with Bayern, in the 2017/18 Champions League quarter-finals, 2-1 on total.
- Rakitic showed up for Schalke between July 2007 and January 2011, delivering 12 objectives and 23 helps. He has lost seven of his 10 past experiences against Bayern.
Bayern: Neuer (c) – Pavard, Süle, Boateng, Davies – Kimmich, Goretzka – Gnabry, Müller, Coman – Lewandowski
Out: Nianzou (thigh)
Far fetched: Alaba (strong)
Mentor: Hansi Flick
Sevilla: Bono – Navas (c), Kounde, Carlos, Escudero – Rakitic, Gudelj, Fernando – Suso, de Jong, Ocampos
Far fetched: –
Mentor: Julen Lopetegui