Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund Live Stream and Highlights
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Date: February 27, 2013; Time: 7:30 PM UTC;
Venue: Allianz-Arena — München.
Both teams will be looking for Pokal glory. The visitors are in hope of retaining their title, to beat their rivals and win the cup for a second year in line. Two top German clubs will battle for the way to the final. Leaders Bayern Munich and double reigning Champions Borussia Dortmund will be hoping on progress.
Bayern are at the top of the German league table with 60 from 23 games. Their current form has been great with 5 straight wins from last 5 games. At home they have 4 wins and 1 draw from last five matches. Bayern Munich have a huge 17 points lead over Dortmund. They are looking for win their first title for last 3 years. These two sides met in the final last season, with BvB won 5-2.
Dortmund goes second in Bundesliga with 43 points from 23 games. They are just 1 point ahead of Bayer Leverkusen. Their present form has seen 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat from last five games. Last five matches on the road BvB has finished with the same stats. But, Dortmund have lost just once in their last 7 games with Bayern Munich.
Bayern Munich will play without suspended Franck Ribery. So, Arjen Robben is expected to lead his team. Javi Martinez has a minor groin strain, while Daniel Van Buyten has flu.
Borussia Dortmund can count on Robert Lewandowski, who has missed their last league games due to suspension. Mats Hummels has recovered after a thigh problem, while Jakub Blaszczykowski is back from a minor injury.
Bayern Munich line-up: Neuer, Lahm, Van Buyten, Dante, Alaba, Martinez, Schweinsteiger, Muller, Kroos, Robben, Mandzukic.
Last three mathces:
FC Bayern München 6 – Werder Bremen 1;
Arsenal 1 – FC Bayern München 3;
VfL Wolfsburg 0 – FC Bayern München 2.
Borussia Dortmund line-up: Weidenfeller, Piszczek, Subotic, Hummels, Schmelzer, Gundogan, Bender, Blaszczykowski, Gotze, Reus, Lewandowski.
Last three matches:
Borussia Mönchengladbach 1 – Borussia Dortmund 1;
Borussia Dortmund 3 – Eintracht Frankfurt 0;
Shakhtar Donetsk 2 – Borussia Dortmund 2.