Where to watch Bayern Munich vs Union Berlin live stream, TV channel, lineups, prediction for Bundesliga match

Bayern Munich take on Union Berlin in Bundesliga action on January 24 on the back of a shock weekend defeat at home to Hoffenheim.

Thomas Tuchel’s side suffered a first loss of 2024 with title rivals Bayer Leverkusen taking full advantage to open up a seven-point lead at the top of the table with a late win at RB Leipzig.

This game is Bayern’s match in hand against Xabi Alonso’s Bayer Leverkusen and the hosts will be desperate for a win to close the gap.

The Sporting News looks at the key details ahead of this game, including how to watch it across the world, kickoff times and the latest lineup news.

What time does Bayern Munich vs Union Berlin kick off?

This Bundesliga clash takes place at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany and kicks off on |Wednesday, January 24 at 8:30 p.m. local time.

Here’s how that time translates across some of the major territories:

  Date Kickoff time
USA Wed, Jan. 24 2:30 p.m. ET
Canada Wed, Jan. 24 2:30 p.m. ET
UK Wed, Jan. 24 7:30 p.m. GMT
Australia Thu, Jan. 25 6:30 a.m. AEDT
India Thu, Jan. 25 1:00 a.m. IST

Bayern Munich vs Union Berlin live stream, TV channel

Here’s how to watch this Bundesliga match across selected areas of the world’s major regions:

Region TV Streaming
USA ESPN+
Canada

DAZN

UK Sky Sports Arena Sky GO, Now TV
Australia beIN Sports Connect
India Sony LIV, JioTV

USA: This game is available via streaming options on ESPN+.

Canada: This match is available for live streaming on DAZN.

UK: Sky Sports Arena will be offering live broadcast access to this game with streaming options on Sky GO and Now TV.

Australia: BeIN Sports provides broadcast and streaming access for fans in Australia.

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Bayern Munich vs Union Berlin lineups, team news

Bayern are still missing German international Serge Gnabry for this game with Kim Min-jae and Noussair Mazraoui absent due to AFC Asian Cup and AFCON 2024 duty.

Tuchel could look to reshape his midfield from the loss to Hoffenheim with Leon Goretzka coming in to start.

Bayern Munich (4-2-3-1, right to left): Neuer (GK) — Laimer, Upamecano, de Ligt, Guerreiro —  Kimmich, Goretzka — Sane, Coman, Musiala — Kane.

Bayern Munich subs (9): TBC

Midfielder Aissa Laidouni is absent with Tunisia at AFCON 2024 and Union Berlin could stick with an unchanged starting XI following their 0-0 draw at Freiburg.

Union Berlin (3-5-2 right to left): Rønnow (GK) — Knoche, Vogt, Leite — Juranovic, Haberer, Kral, Aaronson, Roussillon — Volland, Kaufmann.

Union Berlin subs (9): TBC

Bayern Munich vs Union Berlin prediction

Bayern Munich are in a strong position to bounce back with a win in this game against a Union Berlin side which has won just two league games since August.

The bigger question is how can Tuchel overhaul Bayer Leverkusen in the coming weeks? Bayern Munich’s experience has been their ace card in previous title challenges but Alonso’s team continue to impress this season.

Prediction: Bayern Munich 2-0 Union Berlin

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