Bundesliga: Bayern Munich - Hertha BSC in live ticker - Boateng on the bench
Bundesliga: Bayern Munich - Hertha BSC in the live ticker
The summer break is finally over! At the start of the 57th Bundesliga season, the reigning champions in the Allianz Arena receives the guests from Berlin. For the seventh year in succession Bayern wants to open the season with a home win. The match in the live ticker.
Bayern Munich - Hertha BSC (20.30 clock)
FC Bayern: New - Kimmich, Süle, Pavard, Alaba - Thiago - Müller, Tolisso - Gnabry, Coman - Lewandwoski
Hertha BSC: Jarstein - Klünter, Stark, Rekik - Leckie, Duda, Darida, Grujic, Central City - Lukebakio, Ibisevic
20:31: With a huge show to the Bundesliga kick-off fans in the Allianz Arena are made hot. Even the players are now on the lawn, the kick-off is delayed a few minutes. Nico Santos agrees on the spot the German national anthem.
20:23: On the "ZDF" micro expresses Oliver Kahn to Philippe Coutinho. "I can imagine it very, very well, especially after the departure of James. If you look at Coutinho, where he is in the field - centrally offensively and especially in the left area - that would fit.
The goalkeeping legend continues: "He could become a very, very good and important player for Bayern, if it works."
20:21: According to consistent media reports, the FC Bayern has agreed with Philippe Coutinho and his club FC Barcelona on a loan. All details read here in the transfer ticker of FOCUS Online.
19:39: By the way, Hertha's record access and Bayern's scare Dodi Lukebakio are in the starting eleven. The winger, who moved from Watford to Berlin for 20 million euros in the summer, gave Bayern three goals in the past season as a loaner at Fortuna Dusseldorf.
19:25: The Bayern lineup is here. Niko Kovac gives Benjamin Pavard priority over Jerome Boateng in central defense. In central midfield Corentin Tolisso starts for Leon Goretzka, who injured his left thigh during the final training session.
6:06 pm: The next summer transfer is starting at Bayern. Gladbach's central midfielder Mickael Cuisance, who celebrates his 20th birthday today, is apparently on the verge of changing to Säbener Straße. The report "Sky" and "kicker" coincidentally. The young Frenchman should therefore cost up to ten million euros and change to Munich this weekend. The details read here in the transfer ticker of FOCUS Online.
17:19: "DAZN" host Alex Schlüter has taken before the Bundesliga opener for FOCUS Online Bayern under the magnifying glass. The moderator and podcast operator warns with regard to the transfer activities of the Munich: "It has been a long time since that is the case, but Bayern is not stronger this year than last season."
A youngster he dares this season due to its positional flexibility the big breakthrough on the Säbener road. The full preview can be read here.
16 clock: Leon Goretzka has injured and Bayern will miss this evening against Hertha BSC. This reports "Sky Sport News" on Friday afternoon. After "Sport1" information, the national team suffered a thigh injury yesterday in training. For him, Renato Sanches or Corentin Tolisso could move into the starting grid of Bayern against Hertha.
3.30 pm: The Bundesliga starts in its 57th Bundesliga season, this is traditionally opened with a home game of the defending champion. Bayern receives Hertha BSC. You have to know that:
OPENING GAME: The first of the 306 games should be a good advertisement for the Bundesliga. That's what their creators and marketers want. According to information from the German Football League, TV pictures are being transmitted to over 200 of the 211 FIFA member countries. 25 cameras are used.
Singer-songwriter Nico Santos will sing the German national anthem before kick-off. Since 2002, the official officially opened the season - and that's more of a good omen for Bayern: never lost the defending champion. There were 14 wins and three draws. The guests from Berlin want to change that.
TRANSITION: FC Bayern go after the double with big changes in the second year under coach Niko Kovac. The glorious era of Franck Ribéry and Arjen Robben is over. Also Dortmund returnees Mats Hummels, James Rodríguez and Rafinha are gone. New came the French World Champion Hernández and Benjamin Pavard as well as the talent Fiete Arp.
The Croatian Ivan Perisic from Inter Milan was loaned out at the last minute. The outside striker is missing against Hertha but because of a yellow-barrier nor from the time in Italy. "I was surprised that there is such a rule," said Kovac to take over the ban for the Bundesliga opener.
FRIENDSHIP: On the sidelines meet two well-known. Since their joint commitment as a Hertha player Kovac and Covic are also friendly friends. Bayern coach Kovac expects his former club to "take a step forward" with Covic. The Berlin coach returned the compliment. "If you get two titles", this shows the quality: "We share the same passion." Both coaches were born in Berlin and have Croatian roots.
encouragement: With a courageous offensive style, the 43-year-old Covic in Berlin and beyond wants to arouse more desire at the "Old Lady". Also in Munich his team should play courageously. Of the recent five games Hertha lost to Bayern only one.
OLD AND YOUNG: Hertha veterans Vedad Ibisevic, 35, and Salomon Kalou, 34, have also defended their regular places in preparation for the new season. Through the young Belgian Dodi Lukebakio (21), the Hertha bosses promise further offensive accents.
Hertha's record shopping came from England for 20 million euros from Watford. Lukebakio has Bayern keeper Neuer and the center-back duo Niklas Süle and Jérôme Boateng ever fooled: As a Düsseldorf loaner, he scored in November 2018 at 3: 3 in Munich all three goals of Fortuna.
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blk / msb / with dpa