Very rarely does the opening match of the rückrunde carry as much weight or pomp and circumstance as this season's does. With Bayern Munich 11 points ahead of VfL Wolfsburg, today is the best chance for Bayern Munich to well and truly put the Bundesliga title race to bed, at least proverbially. On the flip side, VfL Wolfsburg have made a serious statement with their all-but-complete purchase of Andre Schurrle from Chelsea on a €27M transfer. A win just one day later for die Wölfe will go a long way towards announcing their arrival to the European party.
Referee: Tobias Welz
Location: Volkswagen Arena, Wolfsburg, Germany
Time: 8:30 pm local time, 2:30pm ET
Television: GOLTV(USA & Canada), MyGermanTV+ (USA), BT Sport 2 (UK), ARD Das Erste (Germany)
Streaming: KlowdTV (USA), Fubo.tv (USA), Sky Go Deutschland (Germany)
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Thomas Müller - Arjen Robben
Juan Bernat - Xabi Alonso - Bastian Schweinsteiger - Sebastian Rode
David Alaba - Dante - Jerome Boateng
Bench: Pepe Reina, Mehdi Benatia, Claudio Pizarro, Gianluca Gaudino, Holger Badstuber, Mario Götze, Mitchell Weiser
Daniel Caliguiri - Kevin de Bruyne - Ivan Perisic
Luiz Gustavo - Maxi Arnold
Ricardo Rodriguez - Naldo - Robin Knoche - Vierinha
Bench: Max Grün, Marcel Schaefer, Paul Seguin, Timm Klose, Aaron Hunt, Sebastian Jung, Niklas Bendtner
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