25 May 2020, by Carl Lewis
Der Klassiker Betting Preview – Player Focus
Der Klassiker will see some of European’s football best and brightest talents. And with the new and improved Bet.co.za offering, you have to check some of our player specific bets.
Below we list some of the most intriguing player bets you can check out ahead of tomorrow’s match.
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Lewandowski is the league’s top scorer this term with 27 goals in 25 games (scored at a rate of one every 82 minutes) – he is hunting Gerd Müller’s all-time Bundesliga scoring record of 40 goals almost 50 years ago. The Poland captain is also this Bundesliga fixture’s record scorer (17 goals) across spells at both clubs (16 for Bayern, one for Dortmund) and Lewandowski has notched 12 goals in his last six Klassiker outings – scoring on every occasion. He’s also scored at least twice in each of the last four league games against Dortmund, a run that dates back to his hat-trick in the 6-0 demolition of his former employers on March 31, 2018. Lewandowski.
40 – Robert Lewandowski has now scored 40+ goals in all competitions in each of the last five seasons:
15-16 | 42 in 51 apps
16-17 | 43 in 47 apps
17-18 | 41 in 48 apps
18-19 | 40 in 47 apps
19-20 | 40 in 34 apps*
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) May 17, 2020
Best Lewandowski Bets:
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The 19-year-old has been a revelation since joining in January scoring nine goals in eight Bundesliga appearances including five in his first 56 minutes. His partnership with Sancho has excited the world of football. Haaland has a massive future ahead of him as his 40 goals this season (including his time at Salzburg) which includes over five hat-tricks.
The two fastest players to reach 🔟 goals in Bundesliga history.
Paco Alcacer: 281 minutes
Erling Haaland: 541 minutes
— Bundesliga English (@Bundesliga_EN) May 20, 2020
Haaland’s return of 10 goals in as many games means Dortumd are the only Bundesliga team this term with three players on double figures for goals: Haaland (10), Reus (11) and Sancho (14).
Best Haaland Bets:
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Sancho’s rise to hottest property in world football has been special, he took a risk leaving Manchester City for Dortmund, both club and player have been rewarded. He is the youngest player in Bundesliga history to reach 25 goals.
Jadon Sancho is the first Bundesliga player to be involved in 30 goals this season. He’s still only 20 years old! ⭐️ pic.twitter.com/oRHHDJGNSV
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) May 23, 2020
This season, Sancho has upped his level, scoring 14 goals and 16 assists across 23 league games. He was the fastest player to get to double figures in both categories in Europes top five leagues. Sancho has all the flash you would expect from a talented winger but he actually has the substance (his stats) to back it up. He is his club’s biggest difference-maker, Dortmund proverbial ‘go-to-man’ and it will be interesting when Dortmund will cash in on him and offload.
Sancho Best Bets:
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Manuel Neuer may turn 35 very soon but the Bayern Munich skipper remains the best sweeper-keeper in the game – and that’s not just when racing off his line to clear the danger but also his input on attack. ] Neuer is a world champion with seven league titles and a Champions League to his name.
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