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As does much of the team and summer-signing Xabi Alonso insists they are aiming to get even better as the season progresses, per the club's website:"If you play for Bayern you fight for everything. We’re doing well up to now. But we want to keep on improving and finish top at the end of the season in the race for the title.
Read on for full television, live streaming and scheduling information as well as a full preview of the top-versus-bottom encounter. Date: Saturday, October 18Time: 2:30 p. m. BST, 9:30 a. ETTV Info: GolTV (US only)Live Stream: GolTVPerfect Home RecordMatthias Schrader/Associated PressThus far this season, Bayern have played four matches at the Allianz Arena and won all of them, conceding just once while scoring 12. The Bavarian outfit have won their last two home league games 4-0 against Hannover and Paderborn and a similar outcome seems likely on Saturday. Robert Lewandowski and Arjen Robben both scored doubles in their last outing—the Hannover game—and the pair look in fine form.
Bayern Munich vs. Werder Bremen: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and PreviewMatthias Schrader/Associated PressThe 2014-15 Bundesliga is only seven matches old but already Bayern Munich have a healthy four-point lead at its summit. Bayern's principle competitors Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund are five and 10 points back respectively as Pep Guardiola's side are unbeaten. With the international break done and dusted the reigning champions take on bottom-of-the-table Werder Bremen on Saturday with a convincing Bayern win the likely outcome.
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RB Leipzig are the newest kids on the block and backed by energy drinks manufacturer Red Bull are now threatening to challenge for a first title of their own. We will bring you all the action and updates from today's game in the live blog below:1674328988Köln vs Werder BremenMatch ends, 1. FC Köln 7, SV Werder Bremen 1. 1674328793Köln vs Werder BremenSecond Half ends, 1. 1674328791Köln vs Werder BremenCorner, 1. FC Köln. Conceded by Milos Veljkovic.
Werder's Dire StartMartin Meissner/Associated PressIn complete contrast to their opponents on Saturday, Werder sit rock bottom of the Bundesliga on four points having not won a game this season. Bremen did manage to claim a draw last time out against Freiburg but in last season's two Bundesliga matches against Bayern they lost 12-2 on aggregate—including a humbling 7-0 home defeat. While Robin Dutt's men have been scoring goals this season—they have 10 in seven games—it is at the back where they are having trouble with 16 goals conceded, 11 away from home. Franco di Santo will likely be their biggest threat in attack at the Allianz Arena, the Argentinian has scored four times in seven appearances so far this season, per WhoScored. com.
Köln vs Werder Bremen LIVE: Latest Bundesliga updatesA general view of the RheinEnergieStadion (Getty Images)Follow live coverage as Köln take on Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga today. Bayern Munich remain the team to beat in the German top flight with Julian Nagelsmann's juggernaut side 31-time winners of the competition. Boasting some of the best players in the world such as Sadio Mane, Thomas Muller and Manuel Neuer they are always favourites to retain their league crown. Rivals Borussia Dortmund traditionally push them the closest and have won the title five times, most recently back in 2012 under Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp. Borussia Mönchengladbach were a force in the Seventies winning the league five times but are without a champion team since while Werder Bremen, Hamburg and Stuttgart are all multi-time winners too.
"The hosts will be missing central midfielder Thiago Alcantara who recently picked up yet another long-term injury, per 101 Great Goals:101 Great Goals @101greatgoals‘Why Always Me? ’ Poor Thiago Alcantara suffers another injury, Bayern man requires operation http://t. co/IGKStpkiBb http://t. co/HTX1ka5CEMHowever, Franck Ribery may be involved having returned to training after a knee injury which has seen him play just 22 Bundesliga minutes this season, per WhoScored. com. Bayern's German contingent—Manuel Neuer, Jerome Boateng, Thomas Muller and Mario Gotze—will all be hurting from their two winless Euro 2016 qualifiers during the international break, but far from that being a positive aspect for Werder, they will no doubt be more eager than ever to return to winning ways.
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