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Bundesliga Returns with an “Epic Clash” as Bayern take on RB Leipzig

With the International Break in place, club football came but after 2 long weeks, Bundesliga returns with an absolute thriller as the Bavarian giants, Bayern Munich take over challengers, RedBull Leipzig. The match will be hosted at the Allianz Arena in Munich.

Bayern will welcome RB Leipzig in an exciting fixture that has never failed to entertain the whole footballing world. Manager, Julian Nagelsmann and player Joshua Kimmich, Marcel Sabitzer and Dayot Upamecano face their former side, RB Leipzig.

The previous leg of this fixture which was held in the Red Bull Leipzig Arena was a hammering for the home side as they were trashed 4-1 by visitors, Bayern Munich. Hence, RB Leipzig will come to the Allianz Arena for revenge.

Current Standings

This is Matchday 21 for Bundesliga and as it stands, Bayern Munich stands top of the league with 49 points. Bayern currently has a lead of 6 points over the second-placed side, Borrusia Dortmund.

RB Leipzig on the other hand is struggling this season. With 31 points in 20 games, RB Leipzig stands 6th in the table. This is a big downfall from their last season’s performance where they were contending for the title.

This game is a must-win for RB Leipzig as they eye a top 4 finish. For Bayern, to continue their dominance as the league leaders, winning this game is important. Thus both teams will give it their all.

What does it mean for both teams to win?

Bayern Munich is looking for a 10th successive title and to assert this domination on the other teams, Bayern needs to perform well in their remaining games.

RB Leipzig on the other hand needs to find their form back. Being 6th on the table is far from their standards. To finish in the top 4, winning is a must for RB Leipzig.

The record of the previous 5 games for Bayern Munich is W-W-L-W-W.

The record of the previous 5 games for RB Leipzig is W-W-W-L-D.

Predicted Lineups

Being a match with such gravitas, both teams are expected to come with full force. But both teams have a few injuries and players away on AFCON international duty.

For Bayern Munich stars, Leon Goretzka and Alphonso Davies are injured and Cameroon international Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Senegal international Bouna Sarr are on AFCON Duty.

For RB Leipzig star German LB, Marcel Halstenberg and French center-back Mohamed Simakan are out injured.

Bayern Munich Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Manuel Neuer, Benjamin Pavard, Niklas Sule, Dayot Upamecano, Lucas Hernandez, Joshua Kimmich, Corentin Tolisso, Serge Gnabry, Thomas Muller, Leroy Sane, Robert Lewandowski.

RB Leipzig Predicted XI (3-4-2-1): Peter Gulacsi, Nordi Mukiele, Willi Orban, Josko Gvardiol, Lukas Klostermann, Konrad Laimer, Kevin Kampl, Benjamin Henrichs, Dominik Szoboszlai, Christopher Nkunku, Andre Silva.

Match Timings and Stream Links

The match is scheduled to be conducted at 11:00 PM IST on the coming Saturday, February 5. Fans who are unable to take the “stadium experience” can view the stream links mentioned below.

These are classified country-wise thus fans all around the world can enjoy this exciting fixture.

Albania SuperSport 2 Digitalb
Anguilla Flowsports.co, Flow Sports App
Antigua and Barbuda Flow Sports App, Flowsports.co
Argentina Star+
Aruba Flow Sports App, Flowsports.co
Australia Kayo Sports, beIN SPORTS 3
Austria Sky Sport Bundesliga 1, Sky Go, Sky Sport Bundesliga UHD
Bahamas Flow Sports App, Flowsports.co
Bangladesh Sony LIV
Barbados Flow Sports App, Flowsports.co
Belgium Eleven Sports 2 Belgium, Play Sports, Play Sports 3
Benin Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Bermuda Flowsports.co, Flow Sports App
Bhutan Sony LIV
Bolivia Star+
Botswana YTV
British Virgin Islands Flowsports.co, Flow Sports App
Brunei Astro Go
Bulgaria Diema Sport 3, Play Diema Xtra
Burkina Faso Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Burundi Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Cameroon Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Canada Sportsnet World, Sportsnet Now, Sportsnet World Now, Sportsnet.ca, Sportsnet Now Plus
Cape Verde Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Cayman Islands Flowsports.co, Flow Sports App
Central African Republic Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Chad Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Chile Star+
China PPTV Sport China, QQ Sports Live, Migu
Colombia Star+
Congo Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Costa Rica Sky HD
Cote D’Ivoire Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Czech Republic Nova Sport 3
Denmark Viaplay Denmark, V Sport Ultra HD
Djibouti Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Dominica Flow Sports App, Flowsports.co
Dominican Republic Sky HD
Ecuador Star+
El Salvador Sky HD
Equatorial Guinea Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Estonia Viaplay Estonia
Finland Elisa Viihde Viaplay, V Sport 1, V Sport Premium, V Sport Ultra HD, V Sport 1 Finland
France beIN Sports 2, Free, beIN SPORTS CONNECT
Gabon Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Gambia Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Germany Sky Sport Bundesliga UHD, Sky Ticket, Sky Go, Sky Sport Bundesliga 1
Ghana Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Greece Nova Sports 3
Grenada Flowsports.co, Flow Sports App
Guatemala Sky HD
Guinea Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Guinea-Bissau Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Honduras Sky HD
Hong Kong 661 Cable Sports, 601 HD Sports Desk
Hungary Arena4
Iceland Viaplay Iceland
India Sony LIV, JioTV
Indonesia Mola TV App, mola.tv, Mola
International YouTube, Bet365, Onefootball
Ireland SKY GO Extra, Sky Sports App
Israel Sport 1
Italy Sky Sport 4K, Sky Sport Football, SKY Go Italia, NOW TV
Jamaica Flow Sports App, Flowsports.co
Japan SKY PerfecTV LIVE
Kosovo IPKO TVim
Latvia Viaplay Latvia
Lithuania Viaplay Lithuania
Luxembourg Eleven Sports 2 Belgium
Malaysia Astro Supersport 5, Astro Go
Maldives Sony LIV
Mali Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Malta GO TV Anywhere, TSN5 Malta
Mauritania Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Mexico Blue To Go Video Everywhere, Sky HD
Montserrat Flowsports.co, Flow Sports App
Myanmar Skynet Myanmar
Nepal Sony LIV
Netherlands Ziggo Sport Racing
New Zealand beIN Sports Connect New Zealand
Nicaragua Sky HD
Niger Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Nigeria Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Norway V Sport 2, V Sport Ultra HD, Viaplay Norway
Pakistan Sony LIV
Panama Flowsports.co, Sky HD, Flow Sports App
Paraguay Star+
Peru Star+
Poland Viaplay Poland
Portugal Eleven Sports 1 Portugal
Romania Digi Sport 2 Romania, Digi Online
Russia Sportbox.ru, matchtv.ru, Match! Football 1
Rwanda Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Saint Kitts and Nevis Flowsports.co, Flow Sports App
Saint Lucia Flowsports.co, Flow Sports App
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Flowsports.co, Flow Sports App
Senegal Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Seychelles Flowsports.co, Flow Sports App
Sierra Leone Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Singapore HUB Sports 2
Slovakia Nova Sport 3
Slovenia ŠTV 1
Spain Movistar Liga de Campeones 1, Movistar+
Sri Lanka Sony LIV
Sweden V Sport 1, Viaplay Sweden, V Sport Premium, V Sport Ultra HD
Switzerland Sky Sport Bundesliga 1
Timor-Leste mola.tv, Mola
Togo Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique
Trinidad and Tobago Flowsports.co, Flow Sports App
Turkey beIN CONNECT Turkey
Turks and Caicos Islands Flowsports.co, Flow Sports App
Ukraine Setanta Sports+
United Kingdom SKY GO Extra, Sky Sports App
United States ESPN+
Uruguay Star+
Venezuela Star+

 

Based on the squad analysis and previous form, Bayern Munich are expected to dominate the game but in the game of football, you never know!

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