Bayern Riding High Heading Into Atletico UCL Tie



Defending UEFA Champions League (UCL) champions Bayern Munich have won all four of their matches in the competitions, and have both the top spot in Group A and their Round of 16 spot secured. They’ll look to continue this remarkable run when they take on Atletico Madrid on matchday 5, and will be confident against the team they thrashed 4-0 on matchday 1 of the competition. That loss also marked Atletico Madrid’s joint-worst loss in the UCL, with their other being a 4-0 loss to Bayern’s neighbors, Borussia Dortmund.

In the latest episode of the SL Podcast’s ‘The Bundesliga Connection’, DW Sports Correspondent Kres Harrington breaks down how Bayern should be clear favourites, despite playing away from home at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium. He also breaks down the importance of Borussia Dortmund bouncing back from their loss to FC Koln in the Bundesliga, with a solid result in the UCL against Lazio. Catch the full podcast using the player above.

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