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Liverpool vs Bayern Munich predictions, tips, odds & latest team news

By Ben Green

Liverpool vs Bayern Munich predictions, tips, odds & team news

Published: 10:15, 2 August 2023

Liverpool and Bayern Munich meet at the Singapore National Stadium this afternoon for a heavyweight friendly at 12.30pm (UK time).

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Liverpool vs Bayern Munich odds

From a scoring perspective, Liverpool have been utterly ruthless this pre-season so far. Jurgen Klopp’s men have fired 12 goals in just three outings, with Darwin Nunez — who recently inherited the No. 9 shirt — bagging four times in that run. There will be a slight concern that the Reds shipped six goals to Karlsruher SC (winning 4-2) and Greuther Furth (drawing 4-4) combined, but rotation is the name of the game in pre-season, and that often means random scorelines.

Bayern Munich have had a bit of a weird summer themselves. Thomas Tuchel’s men were utterly rampant when they smashed 27 past German minnows Rottach-Egern without response, before losing to European champions Manchester City in Tokyo last week — and then ultimately responding with a 1-0 win over Japanese club Kawasaki Frontale on Friday. There’s an element of uncertainty for both clubs, which should set this tie up nicely in Kallang later this week.

Liverpool vs Bayern Munich predictions

Liverpool vs Bayern Munich: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 2/5 with Betfair
Correct score 3-3 19/1 with Midnite
First Goalscorer Darwin Nunez N/A

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The stats behind our Liverpool vs Bayern Munich predictions:

  • Liverpool and Bayern Munich have scored a combined 41 goals this pre-season.
  • Despite grabbing 12 goals in three games, Liverpool have also conceded six goals.
  • Klopp’s men have managed to net four times in each of their three games.
  • Darwin Nunez has scored four goals in three games for Liverpool this summer.
  • Bayern Munich conceded in both halves of their defeat to Man City.

Liverpool vs Bayern Munich ‘correct score’ tip

Correct score: Liverpool 3-3 Bayern Munich @19/1 with Midnite

With less jeopardy in friendlies, unusual and big scorelines are often the norm. Managers prefer to shuffle the pack and use the full range of their squads in pre-season, which can often lead to very open games on the turf, a notion reinforced by the two clubs’ respective pre-season results so far, notably Liverpool’s 4-4 draw with Greuther Furth. Expect a similarly-chaotic but fiercely-competitive affair on Wednesday.

Liverpool vs Bayern Munich Bet-Builder tip

Draw, over 5.5 goals and BTTS @16/1 with Betfair

With Klopp still trying to bed in and establish his new midfield following the departures of James Milner and Jordan Henderson, not to mention Fabinho’s imminent exit, as well as the signings of Alexis Mac Allister and Dominik Szoboszlai, Liverpool are anything but a settled side. Bayern, likewise, have their own squad issues, which could really see this game open up and be thoroughly entertaining for the neutral. Goals are expected given the respective frontlines, but there isn’t much to separate the two sides.

Liverpool team news

Szoboszlai returned to the side last week after a spell on the treatment tables with an ankle injury, contributing towards the 4-0 demolition of Leicester City in Singapore. However, the likes of Stefan Bajcetic and Thiago Alcantara remain sidelined, while Fabinho is absent as he edges closer to his move to Al-Ittihad.

Bayern Munich team news

Sadio Mane misses out on a reunion with his former club as the Senegalese forward nears a transfer to Al Nassr. Mane’s departure troubles an attack already missing Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Thomas Muller, while Tuchel is also without Manuel Neuer and summer signing Raphael Guerreiro.

Liverpool vs Bayern Munich head-to-head record

13 Mar 2019 – Bayern Munich 1-3 Liverpool – Champions League

19 Feb 2019 – Liverpool 0-0 Bayern Munich – Champions League

24 Aug 2001 – Bayern Munich 2-3 Liverpool – Super Cup

22 Apr 1981 – Bayern Munich 1-1 Liverpool – European Cup

08 Apr 1981 – Liverpool 0-0 Bayern Munich – European Cup

It was only four years ago that these two powerhouses last met. Klopp masterminded a 3-1 aggregate win over Bayern in the last 16 en route to winning the 2018/19 Champions League. After drawing 0-0 at Anfield in the first leg, Liverpool ran out 3-1 winners at the Allianz Arena over Niko Kovac’s side, with Sadio Mane bagging a famous brace.

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