On Wednesday, December 20, Bayern Munich will host Borussia Dortmund in the DFB Cup last 16 fixtures. Looking at the two sides going into this game, both teams are in good form and will be hoping to continue in the cup competition.
Bloemfontein Celtic will take on SuperSport United in an ABSA Premiership league encounter. Matsatsantsa lost their last two fixtures and will be hoping to end the first half of the season on a high, however, Celtic are looking to get back to winning ways after their 4-1 loss over the weekend to Mamelodi Sundowns.
Liverpool will travel away as they face off against Arsenal on Friday, December 22. The Reds are on a high after their 4-0 victory in their previous encounter, however, the Gunners also secured a win. This promises to be a tough match between the two sides.
Bayern Munich v Borussia Dortmund (Bundesliga)
League Rankings: Bayern 1st & Dortmund 3rd
Useful facts: Despite their poor form in Bundesliga, The DFB-Poka current defending champions Dortmund will look to do whatever it takes to defend the annual German knockout football cup when they welcome Bayern in their Last 16 fixture. BVB will challenge the Bundesliga log leaders who extend their lead by 11 point gap when The Bavarians forward, Thomas Muller, struck in late to earn Jupp Heynckes’ side three crucial points.
Lucky Lekgwathi: Bayern
Soccer 6 Pool: Match 4 Soccer 6 Pool
20 December S6 V3 P1
Bloemfontein Celtic v SuperSport United (Premier Soccer League)
League Rankings: Bloem Celtic 8th & SuperSport 11th
Useful facts: From being thrashed 4-1 by log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns last weekend, Siwelele turn their attention to another Tshwane team. They will host wounded Matsatsantsa a Pitori who come into this game having lost 3-1 to Baroka FC in their last outing. Eric Tinkler’s side has played only 10 games this season, with only five games in hand. However, the games in hand are seemingly not an advantage as Matsatsantsa have failed to convert them into positive results recently. Both teams will look to claim three points to better their chances of moving up the log standing and keep their title hopes alive.
Lucky Lekgwathi: Draw
Soccer 6 Pool: Match 1 Soccer 6 Pool
20 December S6 V3 P2
Arsenal v Liverpool (English Premier League)
League Rankings: Arsenal 5th & Liverpool 4th
Useful facts: Both Arsenal and Liverpool were able to register a win in their weekend’s fixtures. The two sides will battle it out for three points when they clash at Emirates Stadium. Depending on the outcomes of this fixtures, both sides will either swap or remain in their respective positions. The Gunners have not registered a win against The Reds in their last five meetings, with Jurgen Klopp’s side having beaten Arsene Wenger’s charges thrice.
Lucky Lekgwathi: Draw
Soccer 6 Pool: Match 2 Soccer 6 Pool
22 December S6 V3 P2
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