There’s no other way to put it — Köln are a mess. With three points from fifteen Bundesliga matches and an injury list that would make an Arsenal fan go weak at the knees, things could hardly be worse for the Cologne-based club. Let me put it this way - if 1. FC Köln were an actual living creature, it would be euthanized for humanitarian reasons.
Unfortunately it isn’t, and there is nothing that FC Bayern Munich can do other than compound their misery. Bayern come into the game relatively uninjured, which is only because Koln’s injury list is so incredibly massive. While the Bavarians will miss goalkeeper Sven Ulreich and mercurial winger Arjen Robben (among others), at least they aren’t having to field a right back at striker. This should be a relatively simple game for Bayern, and Jupp Heynckes may even choose to rest some key players in preparation for an away trip to Stuttgart.
It’s Bayern time.
Location: Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany
Time: 8:30 pm local time, 2:30 pm EST
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