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Mainz vs Bayern Munich: Gamethread

Carnival time?

FC Bayern Muenchen v TSG 1899 Hoffenheim - Bundesliga Photo by A. Beier/Getty Images for FC Bayern

Yay, it’s matchday! Bayern Munich travel to Mainz for a game on a soggy pitch that is sure to injure at least a dozen players.

You could call Bayern relatively healthy coming into this game — “relative” being the operative word. Thiago Alcantara is still out but working on his comeback, same with Manuel Neuer. Mats Hummels is back from illness, but Arturo Vidal is out with a stomach bug. David Alaba suffered an abductor injury in training and is doubtful for the game. Despite all this, the team should still be favorites against Mainz, and a BBQ is on the cards.

It’s Bayern time.

Location: OPEL ARENA, Mainz, Germany

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


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