On matchday three of the UEFA Champions League, Bayern Munich will face Viktoria Plzen. The German giants have had a fruitful start to their campaign, defeating both Barcelona and Inter Milan 2-0 to lead Group C.
Beating Xavi’s side so thoroughly was somewhat unexpected, given that they had a shaky start to their league season by their lofty standards.
Julian Nagelsmann’s team is third in the table, trailing surprise leaders Union Berlin and high-flying Freiburg. They haven’t won in four games, falling to Augsburg away from home last time.
Viktoria Plzen of the Czech Republic are expected to finish last in their group of death, which includes three multiple-European champions.
Manager Michal Bilek will be hoping for a shock result at the Allianz Aren A, but despite their unbeaten start to the league season, the chances are slim.
Everything you need to know about Bayern Munich vs. Viktoria Plzen is right here.
Live stream and TV channel for Bayern Munich vs. Viktoria Plzen
The match, which will be played in Germany’s second city, will be broadcast live in the UK on BT Sport 4 and BT Sport.com. It is also accessible through the LiveScore app and Paramount+.
When does Bayern Munich take on Viktoria Plzen?
The early kickoff in Group C will begin at 5:45 pm, with Inter Milan and Barcelona playing later.
Team news from Bayern Munich
Although Bayern Munich will be without talisman Thomas Muller, the club has a plethora of options to fill his central role. Methys Tel, Sadio Mane, and Leroy Sane are all candidates to lead the attack.
The Bundesliga champions will also be without Lucas Hernandez, Kingsley Coman, and Bouna Sarr due to injuries.
Team news from Viktoria Plzen
The visitors will be without Pavel Bucha after he was sent off against Inter Milan, but they have had previous success against the Nerrazurri. As a result, Bilek is likely to stick with the same three-at-the-back tactics.
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