Bayern meet Leverkusen in Bundesliga’s top tie
Football lovers will once again focus attention on the Bundesliga, which is the only competition keeping soccer lovers’ interest in the game alive. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, leagues across the world have been suspended pending when the situation permits the easing of global lockdown.
The Bundesliga became the first league to reopen two weeks ago when the German authorities permitted matches resume albeit behind closed doors. But even without fans, the Germans have been serving some scintillating action to fans, who are forced to watch the games on television.
This weekend at the Allianz Arena, leaders, Bayern Munich will host Bayer Leverkusen in a game that features an array of superstars. The match will be broadcast live today at 2:30 p.m. on StarTimes’ ST World Football Channels 244 and 254 and, ST Sport Premium Channel 246.
Bayern Munich know they cannot drop any point at this stage, as Borussia Dortmund and Leipzig are hot on their heels. But they need their best players to get the better of tough customers, Bayer Leverkusen.
After winning in Dortmund and following that up with a comfortable 5-0 victory against struggling Düsseldorf at the weekend, Bayern München are marching towards an eighth successive title.
Bayer Leverkusen Coach, Peter Bosz’s side have been blowing hot and cold since the restart of the season, winning their first match 4-1 at Werder Bremen and 3-1 at Borussia Mönchengladbach, but then crashing spectacularly at home against Wolfsburg before returning to their winning ways at Freiburg on Saturday.
Bayern Leverkusen have one of the most exciting young players world-wide in the 20-year-old German international, Kai Havertz, who is being linked with some of the biggest clubs in Europe. He scored the winning goal against Freiburg and in the process became the first player under 21 to have scored 35 Bundesliga career goals.
Other tasty clashes to look forward to include Borussia Dortmund’s clash with Hertha Berlin.Dortmund remain the only club with a realistic albeit and unlikely chance of still catching Bayern. The Black and Yellows are at home against Hertha Berlin in Saturday’s late match, knowing that any further slip-up will all but kill their hopes of winning the title.