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BUNDESLIGA IS BACK: Three games you should watch this weekend. Preview and odds

Robert Lewandowski of Bayern Munich celebrates with David Alaba and Alphonso Davies after he scores his team's third goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between Chelsea FC and FC Bayern Muenchen

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European football fans will be busy this weekend as their eyes will be on the German Bundesliga, as it returns to action on Saturday, May 16, following a 61-day shutdown due to coronavirus pandemic. The games will take plays at the home team’s stadium as normal but behind closed doors.

Germany’s top division will be the first of Europe’s elite leagues to return to action, while Serie A, La Liga and Premier League attempt to continue the season, while Ligue 1 decided to end the season. Each Bundesliga team has nine or 10 league matches to play to complete the season.

The first game of the restarted season will be between Fortuna Dusseldorf and Paderborn 07. But which three games you should watch this weekend?

Borussia Dortmund VS Schalke 04

The Revierderby is one of the games you need to watch, as it is going to be entertaining as always. The last game between two bitter rivals took place in October 2019 and it ended with a goalless draw.

Borussia are currently second in the league with 51 points, they are just four points behind league leaders-Bayern Munich. Schalke 04, meanwhile, are sixth with 37 points.

The Bees signed Erling Haaland and Emre Can during the January transfer window and of course, Haaland would like to score again. Haaland has scored 9 goals and has created 2 assists in just 8 Bundesliga games.

VBET odds for the game: Borussia Dortmund-1,57; Draw-4.50; Schalke 04- 6.20.

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Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland meditating after scoring a goal

Eintracht Frankfurt VS Borussia Monchengladbach

Eintracht Frankfurt were in poor form when before Bundesliga suspension, as they suffered 4-0 defeats against Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich. They will now be aiming to get their season back on track.

In their last 14 games, Eintracht won only three. While their rivals, Borussia Monchengladbach find themselves just six points off the top. They suffered only one defeat in last seven league games and it was against Borussia Dortmund. However, they will have a problem as Denis Zakaria will be absent due to surgery on his knee.

Eintracht are currently 12th in the table with 28 points, Borussia Monchengladbach, meanwhile, fourth with 49 points.

VBET Odds for the game: Eintracht Frankfurt-3.13; Draw-3.57; Borussia Monchengladbach- 2.35.

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Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski during the German first division Bundesliga football match Bayern Munich v Schalke 04

1 FC Union Berlin VS Bayern Munich

1 FC Union Berlin are not the strongest rival for Bayern Munich, but all football fans might have missed the performances of Bundesliga titans. The last game between these two ended with a victory of Bayern Munich 2-1.

Bayern Munich are currently leading the Bundesliga table. While their rivals are 11th with 30 points.

Hansi Flick’s side will be without Philippe Coutinho and Corentin Tolisso. Both players underwent ankle surgery last month. 1 FC Union Berlin will be without Sheraldo Becker, Marvin Friedrich, Akaki Gogia and their top scorer Sebastian Andersson.

VBET odds for the game: 1 FC Union Berlin-14.00; Draw-6.90; Bayern Munich -1.24.

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