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Bundesliga

In-form Bayern face struggling Bremen

Bremen - Struggling SV Werder Bremen will be the latest club to attempt to stop FC Bayern München and their free-scoring sensation Robert Lewandowski when the two sides meet at the Weser Stadium on Saturday (kick-off 15:30 CEST/13:30 GMT).

History

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Top facts

    Bayern have the best record of any club in Bundesliga history after eight games, and can become the first team to begin a season with nine straight wins if they beat Werder.Werder would equal a club record of five straight defeats by losing to Bayern. They have achieved that unwelcome feat on five separate occasions, most recently in 2012.Bayern have lost more games against Bremen (26) than against any other club, although they are undefeated in the fixture since a 5-2 home defeat in 2008. Bayern have won the last ten competitive meetings between the two clubs.Die Grün-Weißen have scored just seven goals in eight matches, their lowest total for 41 years (in 1974/75, they had scored just four).Werder have required an average of 16 shots for each goal scored this term, the most in the division. Bayern, by contrast, have required the least shots per goal (six). In their Bundesliga history, Werder have conceded 998 goals at home, and could become the first club to hit the 1,000-mark this weekend.

Possible line-ups

Bremen: Wiedwald - Gebre Selassie, Lukimya, Vestergaard, S. Garcia - Fritz, Fröde, Junuzovic, Öztunali - Ujah, Bartels

Bayern: Neuer - Lahm, Javi Martinez, Boateng, Alaba - Robben, Xabi Alonso, Thiago, Douglas Costa - T. Müller, Lewandowski