Bayern Munich can seal the Bundesliga title on the final day of the season when they meet Eintracht Frankfurt, who must win themselves to stand any chance of Champions League qualification.
Group League Table Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany
Key Stat: Bayern Munich are unbeaten in their last 15 Bundesliga matches against Eintracht Frankfurt, winning 12 of those.
Expert Verdict: Pedro's equaliser in the first leg ensured Chelsea brought back an away goal and the advantage is very much with the Blues in this tie now. For all of the criticism under Maurizio Sarri, they have strong home form and Chelsea can utilise that to book their place in the Europa League final.
Manuel Neuer has not given up hope of featuring in the final game of the season as he battles back from injury, but he has also conceded he may not play again this season with Sven Ulreich having deputised in goal. Javi Martinez is in a similar situation in midfield, but Thiago Alcantara and James Rodriguez have been passed fit and are back in full training.
Robert Lewandowski – His goal in the win 3-1 win against Hannover 96 was his 38th of the season in all competitions.
Serge Gnabry – Has enjoyed a break-out season, with the 23-year-old scoring 13 goals and bagging nine assists so far this season.
Thomas Muller – No longer in the national team’s plans but still very much a key figure at Bayern, having scored nine goals and set up another 14 this season.
Bayern Munich are unbeaten in their last ten matches, winning seven of them, but a goalless draw away to third-placed RB Leipzig last time out cost them the chance to seal the title – taking it down to the final day of the season. They had previously moved to within a win of the title by winning their most recent home game – Robert Lewandowski, Leon Goretzka and Frank Ribery scoring in a 3-1 defeat of Hannover 96.
Defenders:Joshua Kimmich, Niklas Sule, Mats Hummels, David Alaba
Defensive Midfielders:Thiago Alcantara, Leon Goretzka
Attacking Midfielders:James Rodriguez, Thomas Muller, Serge Gnabry
Sebastian Rode will miss the final game of the season after suffering cartilage damage in the Europa League match with Chelsea. Makoto Hasebe replaced him against Mainz 05 last time out, while Jonathan de Guzman is another option after coming off the bench in both aforementioned matches. Eintracht could otherwise be unchanged from their defeat last time out.
Luka Jovic – Goals in both legs of the Europa League semi-final means he now has 27 for the season in all competitions.
Filip Kostic – The Serbian winger scored Eintracht’s last league goal – his tenth of the season in all competitions – but it did come in a 6-1 defeat.
Kevin Trapp – The key to stopping Bayern could be Kevin Trapp in goal – with Manuel Neuer out injured, it could be a chance to prove he deserves a crack at Germany’s number one jersey.
A spectacular loss of form has seen Eintracht Frankfurt drop out of the top four and lose in the Europa League semi-final. A 6-1 defeat at Bayer Leverkusen – in which Filip Kostic scored – preceded a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge in the Europa League. Luka Jovic scored in both legs of that tie, but the Blues won on penalties after a 2-2 aggregate draw. Last time out, meanwhile, Frankfurt lost 2-0 at home to Mainz 05.
Defenders:David Abraham, Martin Hinteregger, Simon Falette
Defensive Midfielders:Danny da Costa, Gelson Fernandes, Jonathan de Guzman, Filip Kostic
Attacking Midfielders:Mijat Gacinovic
Forwards:Ante Rebic, Luka Jovic
Bayern Munich have won 12 and drawn three of their last 15 Bundesliga matches against Eintracht Frankfurt. That includes the reverse fixture this season, when they won 3-0 in Frankfurt. They also beat them 5-0 in the Super Cup earlier this season but Eintracht did pull off a shock 3-1 win in the DFB Pokal final a year ago. Frank Ribery scored twice in this season’s other league game, with Rafinha sealing Bayern’s away win.
Here are the results of their last five competitive meetings:
Dec 22, 2018: Eintracht Frankfurt 0-3 Bayern Munich
Aug 12, 2018: Eintracht Frankfurt 0-5 Bayern Munich
May 19, 2018: Bayern Munich 1-3 Eintracht Frankfurt
Apr 28, 2018: Bayern Munich 4-1 Eintracht Frankfurt
Dec 09, 2017: Eintracht Frankfurt 0-1 Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich are in the box seat as far as the Bundesliga title race is concerned, with a home fixture to finish the season.
Their superior goal difference means a draw against Eintracht Frankfurt should be enough to secure the title – handy then, that they have not lost this fixture since 2010.
Since masterminding Eintracht Frankfurt’s DFB Pokal final win against Bayern last year, Niko Kovac has faced his former side twice and won both games.
Bayern won the Super Cup 5-0 and beat Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0 in the league just before Christmas.
They have James Rodriguez available again for this game, meanwhile, as well as seeing Thiago Alcantara suffer no ill effects after hobbling off at the weekend.
For the visitors, they head to the Allianz Arena in dreadful form – epitomised by the 6-1 defeat to Bayer Leverkusen.
They crashed out of the Europa League semi-final on penalties at Chelsea and then paid the price for their exertions in London when they lost 2-0 to Mainz at the weekend.
Though they have had a full week to recover now, they are very much underdogs going into this one and look set to miss out on Champions League football next season as a result.
Bayern Munich know they have the beating of Eintracht Frankfurt, particularly now they are managed by Kovac – the man who defeated them in last year’s cup final.
Now, they just have to prove it once more.
Bayern Munich are favourites to beat Eintracht Frankfurt and seal the Bundesliga title. Betway are offering 2/7 on the hosts.
Frankfurt’s season appears to have hit a wall, and a Bayern win to nil improves those odds to 17/10 with Ladbrokes.
The visitors have shipped eight goals against Bayern this season too, and over 2.5 goals returns just 1/4 with Bet365, Ladbrokes and Betway.
Robert Lewandowski is two short of 40 for the season, and the Polish striker is 9/20 to score at any time with Betway.
Bayern Munich missed the chance to seal the title at RB Leipzig last weekend but, at home to out-of-form Eintracht Frankfurt on the final day, they can secure yet another Bundesliga triumph.