Sharp Gomez should gobble up Gladbach

Bayern Munich v Borussia Monchengladbach

Mario Gomez has been in sparkling form since his return from injury and given Jupp Heynckes a real headache.

Mario Mandzukic had enjoyed an outstanding start to the season but has been upstaged by Gomez and it’ll be interesting to see if Heynckes is tempted to play them together against Monchengladbach.

That Bayern win is predictable enough – they are long odds-on for a reason. But for an interest take Gomez to score first. He’s sharp as ever and got some points to prove.

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Aston Villa’s run of six straight defeats ended with the 0-0 draw against West Ham, but that result means they’ve still scored just once in seven outings. Meanwhile, Southampton show no signs of slowing down after a fast start. Saints have won eight of their last nine league games and haven’t conceded in their last four.

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