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FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - DECEMBER 09: Supporters of FC Bayern Muenchen are seen during the Bundesliga match between Eintracht Frankfurt and FC Bayern Muenchen at Commerzbank-Arena on December 9, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Photo by TF-Images/TF-Images via Getty Images

The Bundesliga is back ... and it’s almost kinda over. Because Schalke won their game yesterday, Bayern Munich can’t clinch the title just yet, but they can certainly bring it closer, with a win over RB Leipzig.

Jupp Heynckes fielded what was arguably an A-team for the Champions League game against Besiktas in midweek, so it’s likely that he might rest players this time around — especially with an international break looming over the horizon. Arjen Robben, Kingsley Coman, Thiago Alcantara, and Manuel Neuer will be unavailable for the game, while Corentin Tolisso is still doubtful. James Rodriguez is a likely candidate to start, but Jupp may also opt for Juan Bernat at the LW position, like he did a few weeks ago. RB Leipzig are not an easy team to beat, especially in their own stadium, but they will likely have fatigue problems due to fixture congestion in the Europa League.

It’s Bayern time.

Location: Red Bull Arena, Leipzig, Germany

Time: 6:30 pm local time, 1:30 pm EST


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