Bayern Munich vs. schedule Hertha Berlin will take place Saturday 25/4/2015 on the stroke of midnight GMT at the Allianz Arena with a victory over Berlin could be ensured Bayern won his third Bundesliga title in a row.
Make greater certainty of title champion of Germany will still be waiting for results from Wolfsburg Borussia Moenchengladbach Central, Sunday night. If Bayern can achieve higher points than scoring Wolfsburg then the title certainly would fall into the hands of Pep Guardiola's team.
It was a dramatic week for Pep Guardiola, also for players and fans, Bavaria, and they made headlines for the right reasons on Wednesday qualifier when they chalked up a major victory of 6-1 over Porto in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final.
A stunning performance which saw Bayern scored five goals in the opening 45 minutes came less than a week after the Champions lost 3-1 in Portugal and split with the team doctor, stating that they have been blamed for the crisis of the players injured recently in the Club.
Recover with a score of these could give Bayern a great impulse, which has won nine of their last 10 matches before the Bundesliga title all three respectively.
Winning the title is probably an inevitability within a few weeks, but secured with four matches remaining will allow Bayern to shift their focus to other places because they try to keep their treble hopes alive.
DFB Pokal semi-final game against Borussia Dortmund awaits them at Wednesday's qualifier and after that, all eyes will turn to the semi-finals of the Champions League so that the pressure to maintain the momentum will be very important for Guardiola and his players.
In a season filled with ups and downs, supporter of Hertha may finally feel that now is the time to relax while the threat of relegation from the Bundesliga to fade.
Pal Dardai's team is in serious trouble just a few months ago when they struggled to collect points, but their resilience has been clear in recent weeks and they crept closer to safety with five games remaining in the League this season.
A series of seven games without defeat has brought Hertha rise to 13 sequences in the table, seven points away from the 16th position of Paderborn in danger.
However, with the game against Borussia Mönchengladbach and Borussia Dortmund will come in the next few weeks, the match against Bayern will be the most important stage of the season.
Although he showed excellent performance in the middle of the week, Bayern remain long injury list and they will still be without Arjen Robben at the weekend.
Robben is recovering from stomach problems and was not expected to be available for selection for the next two weeks, while Javi Martinez will soon recover from a knee injury after training with teammates earlier this week.
Bastian Schweinsteiger is still listed as a substitute not used against Porto, but it remains unclear whether Franck Ribery will be fit enough to play.
Approximate Composition Of Players:
Neuer, Lahm, Boateng, Dante, Bernat, Schweinsteiger, Thiago, Rode, Mls, Lewandowski, Muller
Kraft, Langkamp, Pekarik, Plattenhardt, Brooks, Skjelbred, Lustenberger, Stocker, Hegeler, Haraguchi, Kalou
Data and facts of the matches:
Bayern won 3-1 in Berlin on matchday 27 last season to claim the title of the fastest in the history of the Bundesliga. Action vs. Berlin later that night was the 30th matchday.
The last victory away to Bayern is Hertha on 29 October 1977 – victory at Munich's Olympiastadion, 2-0. As many as 19 next trip to Berlin by FCB, ending with 15 victories for the hosts and four matches ended a draw.
FCB has a gap of 12 points over Wolfsburg and could become champions of Germany on this matchday. They just have to take more points than Wolfsburg this weekend, although it will not play in the VfL Mönchengladbach until Sunday.
Berlin went undefeated in seven Bundesliga matches (W3, D4). The last time they were so Pal Dardai was still a player Hertha (March/April 2006).
Note the 13 goals conceded in Bavaria after 29 matches is a record with the Bundesliga, FCB himself had just done it before (2012/13). 13 goals conceded record after 30 games is going to be a new record (previous 14 in 2012/13), whereas the best count for an entire season is 18 (also FCB in 2012/13).
The Bavarian team has recorded 20 Bundesliga matches without conceded this season, the only difference between one just before their own Bundesliga record equaled the season of 2012/13.
The capital Club has recorded a match without conceded in five of the last seven games. They have successfully recorded a total of six in their 10 games under Pal Dardai, two times more than in their last game before he took over.
Thomas Müller has won seven Bundesliga match against Hertha – there is no other player in the history of the Bundesliga has faced Berlin as often as it while maintaining a 100% record.
Bayern München WWLWW
4/21/15 Bayern Munich 6-1 Porto
4/18/15 Hoffenheim 0 – 2 Bayern Munich
4/15/15 Porto 3-1 Bayern Munich
4/11/15 Bayern Munich 3-0 Eintracht Frankfurt
4/8/15 Bayer Leverkusen 0-0 Bayern Munich
Hertha BSC DDWWD
4/18/15 Hertha BSC 0-0 Cologne
4/10/15 Hannover 1-1 Hertha BSC
4/5/15 Hertha BSC 2-0 Paderborn
3/20/15 Hamburger 0-1 Hertha BSC
3/14/15 Hertha BSC 2 – 2 FC Schalke 04
Head to head:
11/29/14 Hertha BSC 0-1 Bayern Munich
3/25/14 Hertha BSC Bayern Munich 1-3
10/26/13 Bayern Munich 3-2 Hertha BSC
3/17/12 Hertha BSC Bayern Munich 0 – 6
10/15/11 Bayern Munich 4-0 Hertha BSC