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Where to watch Bayern vs Benfica live on November 27, 2018

November 27, 2018 By Michelle Bonsu
LiveSoccerTV's match preview provides match stats, team news, and global broadcast listings for Bayern's UCL clash vs Benfica at 15:00 EST. Fans in the USA can catch the game on B/R Live.

Current form: Bayern vs Benfica

Normally dominant in the Bundesliga, where they have comfortably been cruising along for the past few seasons, Bayern have struggled so far to stay ahead of the competition. Die Roten come into this match having dropped more points in a surprise 3-3 draw with Fortuna Dusseldorf last weekend, which comes on the heels of a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Der Klassiker just before the international break.

That means that Niko Kovac's men have failed to win their last three Bundesliga games, and the reigning Bundesliga champions currently sit in fifth spot, nine points behind league leaders Dortmund. Although there are still plenty of round to go, it is increasingly looking quite likely that Bayern's stranglehold on the Bundesliga title could have finally come to an end. However, in the Champions League, the Bavarian titans have been solid enough and will hope to rebound after some disappointing league results when they welcome Benfica to the Allianz Arena on Tuesday evening.

As for Benfica, they sit in fourth spot in the Primeira Liga and come into this game four points behind league leaders Porto. The visitors ended a two-game losing streak over the weekend by beating Tondela on the road, which ended a run of four games without a win, and will hope that Bayern's indifferent form could give them a chance to put themselves back in contention for a top two spot in Group E.

Current position: Bayern vs Benfica

Bayern currently sit on top of their quartet thanks to three wins and a draw. Die Roten are still unbeaten so far, and are looking good to seal a round of 16 spot should they beat Benfica at the Allianz Arena. In fact, even a draw would suffice for Bayern, but naturally, they will be hoping for a victory to appease their supporters, especially after the team's bad showing last weekend.  However, the visitors are not out of the running just yet, and despite their poor record against German sides, they will still have hopes of springing an upset.

Team news: Bayern vs Benfica

Bayern: James Rodriguez (knee), Thiago (ankle), Corentin Tolisso (knee), Kingsley Coman (ankle), Mats Hummels (illness); Serge Gnabry (doubtful)

Benfica: Jardel (suspended), Sálvio (injured)

Match Facts and Stats: Bayern vs Benfica

  • Bayern are unbeaten in their last nine meetings against Benfica (W6 D3)
  • Bayern have lost just one of their last 14 Champions League games
  • Die Roten have won ten of their 12 home games against Portuguese visitors (D2)
  • Although Benfica have earned wins against PAOK (play-offs) and AEK, they have won only three of their last 12 fixtures outside Portugal (D2 L7)
  • Overall, Benfica have won just three of their last 15 continental fixtures (D3 L9)

TV Channels and Broadcasts

In the USA, tune into Bayern locking horns with Benfica on Univision Deportes En Vivo and B/R Live.

In Germany, Sky Sport 2/HD, Sky Ticket, and Sky Go are your options if you can't make it to the Allianz Arena to watch Bayern vs Benfica.

In Portugal, Bayern vs Benfica will be on Eleven Sports 1 Portugal.

BT Sport Extra will show Bayern vs Benfica in the UK.

Live elsewhere? Here are your options to catch Bayern vs Benfica:


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