Bayern Munich vs Eintracht Frankfurt prediction: How will Bundesliga fixture play out today?

Ben Burrows
The Independent
Bayern Munich's Benjamin Pavard celebrates scoring: POOL/AFP via Getty Images
Bayern Munich's Benjamin Pavard celebrates scoring: POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Bayern Munich take on Eintracht Frankfurt this weekend as the resumed Bundesliga season continues.

Germany’s top division returned last weekend becoming the first of Europe’s top five leagues to do so following the shutdown amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

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Bundesliga champions Bayern picked up where they left off by beating Union Berlin last Sunday.

Frankfurt returned to the field with a defeat at home to Borussia Moenchengladbach and will be hoping for better when they visit the Allianz Arena on Saturday.

Here’s everything you need to know:

Robert Lewandowski scored last weekend (Getty)
Robert Lewandowski scored last weekend (Getty)

When is the match?

The game kicks off at the Allianz Arena at 5.30pm on Saturday.

What TV channel is it on?

The game will be broadcast on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate.

Subscribers will also be able to live stream the match online via the BT Sport website.

Team news

For the hosts Philippe Coutinho and Corentin Tolisso remain out as Bayern remain relatively injury-free.

That said, with Dortmund, on the horizon Flick could rotate with Kingsley Coman and Ivan Perisic possibles to come in.

Goncalo Paciencia has been ruled out for the visitors while Dominik Kohr is suspended.

The champions return to action on Saturday (AFP via Getty Images)
The champions return to action on Saturday (AFP via Getty Images)

Predicted line-ups

Bayern Munich: Neuer, Pavard, Boateng, Alaba, Davies, Kimmich, Thiago, Goretzka, Muller, Lewandowski, Coman

Eintracht Frankfurt: Trapp, Toure, Hinteregger, Abraham, N'Dicka, Rode, Ilsanker, Chandler, Kamada, Dost, Kostic

Odds

Bayern Munich 1/8

Draw 8/1

Eintracht Frankfurt 14/1

Prediction

The reigning champions weren’t quite themselves last weekend against Union Berlin but after another week of full training that rust should be well and truly knocked off. Expect Robert Lewandowski to be back among the goals again ahead of Der Klassiker with rivals Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday. Bayern Munich 3-0 Eintracht Frankfurt

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