Bayern Munich have traveled to Frankfurt for their Matchday 10 clash against their rivals Eintracht Frankfurt.
Bayern recorded an inspiring 2-1 comeback against Bochum on Tuesday and as of now, they are in the second place of the table.
On the other side the Eagles suffered a 4-2 defeat to Borussia Monchengladbach on Monday and now they are sitting 10th on the table.
Bayern have achieved 18 points so far while Eintracht Frankfurt have collected 14.
In the case of the absentees, it has to be said that Bayern Munich will start the match without Javi Martinez, while Ivan Perisic is a doubt through illness. Jerome Boateng is also a doubt but could be able to start. This is while Lucas Hernandez and Niklas Sule will still be absent, while Jann-Fiete Arp is also sidelined due to a broken wrist.
This is while for Frankfurt, the list is even longer, with Marco Russ, Danny da Costa, and Kevin Trapp all among the list of absentees, while the likes of Makoto Hasebe, Nicolai Muller and Almamy Toure are doubts.
Looking back through history it has to be said that Bayern haven’t lost any of their previous 16 Bundesliga meetings with Frankfurt, winning 13 and drawing 3. Their last loss came in March 2010 with the result of 2-1.
Eintracht Frankfurt have suffered more defeats and conceded more goals in the Bundesliga against Bayern than they have versus any other side.
Frankfurt are one of three current Bundesliga sides to have a positive home record against Bayern alongside Gladbach and Dortmund, having won 18 meetings, while only losing 14.
It has to be said that Frankfurt have taken 14 points from the opening nine games for the third successive season. They qualified for the Europa League in both of their previous two campaigns.
Eintracht Frankfurt have scored at least twice in each of their last five Bundesliga matches; they last managed such a run in December 2014, while a longer streak of this kind came between August and September 2012.
Frankfurt have avoided defeat in all five of their Bundesliga home games this season with 3 win and 2 draws; they last achieved this under now Bayern coach Niko Kovac in 2016/17.
Bayern are unbeaten in each of their last ten Bundesliga away matches which is their longest run since a 14-game unbeaten streak on the road between December 2015 and October 2016.
Bayern have already let in 11 goals after the first nine Bundesliga matchdays this season. It has to be mentioned that the last time they had conceded more at this stage was in 2008/09 under Jürgen Klinsmann.
Bayern Munich: Neuer, Kimmich, Pavard, Boateng, Davies, Thiago, Giretzka, Gnabry, Coutinho, Coman, Lewandowski.
Eintracht Frankfurt: Ronnow, N'Dicka, Abraham, Hinteregger, Fernandes, Chandler, Sow, Kohr, Rode, Kamada, Paciencia.
Date: Saturday, 02 November
Time: 15:30 CET