The Champions League is back, and Bayern Munich are in action. A match in the freezing city of Rostov-on-Don will put the German champions against their Russian counterparts. A victory for the Bavarians is the only acceptable result.
Manuel Neuer, Arturo Vidal, Arjen Robben, Javi Martinez, and Kingsley Coman all stayed behind in Germany due to various injuries. The most important thing here is that Sven Ulreich will get the start in goal against Rostov, barring any last minute injury. If he’s able to command his backline, Bayern will find themselves to be successful in the match.
Bayern can pull level on points with Atletico Madrid with a win here. Atleti’s match against PSV Eindhoven won’t kick of until after Bayern’s match with Rostov has ended. All of the pressure will be on Atleti at that point to avoid going to the Allianz Arena in the final match against Bayern with their three point lead.
Get ready, Bayern fans. The Champions League is here.
Location: Olimp-2, Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Time: 8:00 pm local time, 12:00 pm ET
TV/Streaming: USA (Fox Sports GO, WatchESPN, ESPN3 USA, Fox Soccer 2GO USA, Fox Sports 1 USA, ESPN Deportes USA), Germany (TeleClub Sport Live, Sky Go Deutschland, Sky Sport 1 HD), Canada (TSN Go), UK (BT Sport Live Streaming, BT Sport 2)
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