Bayern Munich are ready for another rivalry of UEFA Champions League as they will take on Manchester City in their first group stage match. One more time, both teams are categorized in same group of the competition. Allianz Arena, the home ground of Bavarians is all set to host first game of its home team. After losing semi final against Real Madrid in last season of this campaign, manager Pep Guardiola will be looking to clinch the title this time, but City could create hurdles in their journey. Let’s have a discussion on match preview, of Bayern Munich vs Man City match of Champions League 2014–15.
Bayern Munich vs Manchester City Time & Telecast
|Competition||UEFA Champions League 2014–15|
|Date||17 Sept [GMT], 18 Sept [IST]|
|Time||6:45pm [GMT], 12:15am [IST]|
|Seating capacity||71,137 spectators|
|Home team||The Bavarians|
|Away team||The Sky Blues|
|Sky Go, Ten Action,|
beIN Sports Connect, ZDF
United Kingdom: Sky Go, BBC Radio 5 Live, Sky Go Extra
Germany: Sky Go Deutschland, ZDF, SRF zwei
United States: ESPN Deportes, Fox Sports Go, Fox Soccer 2Go
Switzerland: RTS Deux, RTS Sport, Teleclub Sport Live
Canada: Sportsnet World Now
France: beIN Sports Connect, beIN Sports 1
Spain: C+ Liga de Campeones / HD
Finland: MTV Sport 1, Katsomo
Norway: Viaplay Norway, Viasat Xtra 6, Viasat Motor Sweden
India: Ten Action, Ten Sports Live
South Africa: Supersport Select SA, Supersport 3
Austria: Fox Sports Cono Sur
Denmark: Viaplay Denmark, TV3 Sport 1
Netherlands: Sport1 Golf
Bayern Munich vs Manchester City 2014 Preview
In group stage game of last season, the sky blues arrived in Munich in December. Home team was leading with 2–0, but City made a perfect come back and registered a 3–2 win over the Bavarians. Later City were knocked out of the competition by Barcelona in round of 16 and Munich by Real Madrid in semi final.
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The defending champions of Bundesliga made a third consecutive UEFA Champions League semi final in last season. They eliminated Arsenal football club & Man United. They won 11 games, lost 3 & played 6 draws at their home stadium against all British teams.
The Argentine forward Sergio Aguero has struck four goals in five outings this season for club and country and nine in his last 11 matches played away from home. His team partner Spanish David Silva scored his first international goal since June 2013 as Spain defeated the Republic of Macedonia by 5–1.
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Last season, City won all matches of group stage played away. They defeated Bayern Munich by 3–2, CSKA Moskva by 2–1 & FC Viktoria Plzen by 3–0.