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Mainz vs. Bayern Munich live stream: Start time, TV schedule and how to watch Bundesliga online

Bayern Munich look to build upon Tuesday's big win over Wolfsburg with a trip to Mainz.

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How will Bayern Munich go about the match immediately following Robert Lewandowski's stunningly amazing performance against Wolfsburg? They'll travel to Mainz to take on a club that's evenly split their games to date this season.

Away at Mainz is always going to be a tough match for FC Bayern. The Bavarians haven't lost there recently, but the matches have always been a close fight. With this match sandwiched in between a match against Wolfsburg and a Champions League contest against Dinamo Zagreb, the match is set up perfectly as a "trap game".

Repeating the fact that Robert Lewandowski scored five goals in nine minutes on Tuesday will never get old, but what kind of performance should one expect against Mainz? Pep Guardiola will be monitoring Lewandowski's minutes in these upcoming fixtures, as Bayern will play Borussia Dortmund in a massive Bundesliga fixture a week from Sunday.

The most underrated and overlooked aspect of Bayern's big win midweek against Wolfsburg was the return of Javi Martinez to the field. The Spaniard was a key cog when Bayern won the triple several years ago, and he's been unquestionably the biggest missing piece to Guardiola's team. Injuries aren't fun.

Once the lineups are released, this thread will be updated.

Location: Coface Arena, Mainz, Germany

Time: 3:30 pm local time, 9:30 am ET

TV/Streaming: USA (Fox Sports 2, Fox Soccer 2 Go, Fox Sports Go), Canada (Sportsnet World Now), Germany (Sky Bundesliga 1, Sky Go)

Full Listings: Other Countries


Yashinori Muto

Pablo De Blasis – Yunus Malli – Christian Clemens

Danny Latza – Julian Baumgartlinger

Pierre Bengtsson – Stefan Bell – Nico Bungert – Daniel Brosinski

Loris Karius

Bench: Gianluca Curci, Gaëtan Bussmann, Logan Balogun, Jairo Samperio, Christoph Moritz, Niki Zimling, Florian Niderlechner

Bayern Munich

Douglas Costa – Robert Lewandowski – Kingsley Coman

Thomas Müller

Thiago Alcântara – Xabi Alonso – Philipp Lahm

David Alaba – Javi Martínez – Rafinha

Manuel Neuer

Bench: Sven Ulreich, Jérôme Boateng, Juan Bernat, Joshua Kimmich, Sebastian Rode, Arturo Vidal, Mario Götze

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