Bundesliga treat is getting even better as the fixtures enter the 11th round. Nine teams are in close contention for the number one spot with only five points separating first and ninth place. And events are being held across the world for the fans to continue enjoying the games to the fullest.
With the Bundesliga proving one of the most competitive leagues in Europe so far this season, the stage is set for a truly memorable ‘Klassiker’ between FC Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund.
The first ‘Klassiker’ of this season marks the latest chapter of what has been an incredibly exciting title race so far, with goalscoring records being broken and several challengers persisting at the top of the table.
Hosted in Munich’s Allianz Arena, this game could be a defining moment for either of these title chasers.
This clash is the perfect example of ‘Football as it’s meant to be’. Fast, modern football, a packed stadium, international stars and wonderkids, plus two truly unique clubs – this fixture has it all.
With both teams separated by only one point in the Bundesliga table, this tonight’s match is reminiscent of last season. Then Bayern won 5-0 to take over the lead from Dortmund on matchday 28, a result that proved decisive in their surge towards the title. Since then, Dortmund took revenge, beating Bayern 2-0 at home in the 2019 Supercup.
Tonight Bayern will be in the spotlight after recent run of poor form, climaxing in a 5-1 loss against Eintracht Frankfurt which led to coach Niko Kovac leaving his position. For the upcoming
‘Klassiker’, former assistant coach Hansi Flick will take charge and faces one of the league’s tough-
Following their 3-0 victory over VFL Wolfsburg, Dortmund is back within striking distance of top spot, in second place, but remain three points behind leaders Borussia Mönchengladbach.
With as many as four clubs only a point apart, Dortmund will have to give it their all against Bayern, not only for the prestige of winning this world-famous derby, but also to maintain their ambitions of lifting this year’s title.
The action is not limited to the Allianz Arena however. Across the world there will be more than 80 watch parties hosted, with over 30 events hosted in North America alone.
Some of the biggest include a Bundesliga Experience in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil which is set to welcome over 1,000 fans who will be able to meet legends Ze Roberto, Paulo Sergio, Tinga and Juan, as well as take part in football tournaments before watching the big game on the iconic Ipanema beach.
Elsewhere in the world, FC Bayern Brazilian legend Giovane Élber will entertain over 200 fans expected to turn out at an event in Guangzhou, China whilst former Dortmund star Jan Koller will be in Japan. His former teammate, Patrick Owomoyela will be in Kochi, India whilst FC Bayern great, Klaus Augenthaler, will be in Bangkok, supporting the Bundesliga’s official Thai broadcaster during the live
Other notable event locations include New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Havana, Panama City, Bogota, Mexico City, London, Amsterdam, Kiev, Budapest, Dubai, Beijing, Shanghai, Hanoi, Singa-pore, Tokyo and Bangkok. Others will be held in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Indonesia plus many
more locations across the world.
For those who can’t get to one of these events, they can tune via one of the Bundesliga broadcasters, with the game being broadcast to over 200 countries worldwide.
Kicking-off at 18:30 CET (17:30 GMT – 6:30pm Nigerian time) on Saturday, find out where you can watch on TV live via Bundesliga.com.
Fans will also be able to join in on all the excitement by following the league’s official Facebook, Twitter and Instagram channels and using the hashtag #DerKlassiker.Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.