Bayern Munich are set to welcome Atletico Madrid to the Allianz Arena today in their opening UEFA Champions League group stage game.
Bayern Munich prepare for this midweek encounter following a 4-1 win over Arminia Bielefeld on the weekend in the Bundesliga. Braces from Germany international Thomas Muller and superstar striker Robert Lewandowski secured a comfortable win for Bayern Munich, who had midfielder Corentin Tolisso sent off in the second half.
Japan international Ritsu Doan, on loan from PSV Eindhoven, scored the consolation goal for Arminia Bielefeld.
Atletico Madrid, on the other hand, beat Celta Vigo 2-0 on Saturday in La Liga. Goals from veteran striker Luis Suarez and Belgian winger Yannick Ferreira Carrasco sealed the victory for Diego Simeone’s men.
The two clubs last met each other in 2016 in the Champions League group stages, with Bayern Munich beating Atletico Madrid 1-0. A close match is anticipated, and a draw seems like a probable final scorline.
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