Viktoria Plzen vs. Bayern Munich: Preview and TV schedule

Alexandra Beier

Bayern Munich should maintain their perfect record in this season's Champions League with a win against Viktoria Plzen on Tuesday.

Bayern Munich have started the season in a typically impressive unbeaten fashion, with Pep Guardiola's side establishing themselves as strong early favourites to defend the Champions League title they won under Jupp Heynckes last season. Having won their opening three group games, they can secure qualification with a win away at Viktoria Plzen on Tuesday.

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The Czech minnows are currently rock bottom of the group having failed to pick up a single point from their first three matches. They'll surely just be hoping to avoid a repeat of the 5-0 drubbing they sustained in the reverse fixture.

Fortunately they should have a full-strength squad for coach Pavel Vrba to choose from, while Bayern have a few injury concerns. The most notable is Arjen Robben, who is set to be sidelined again with a groin problem. He'll miss out alongside Holger Badstuber, Claudio Pizarro, Thiago Alcántara and Xherdan Shaqiri.

Viktoria Plzen injuries and suspensions

Out: None. In doubt: None.

Bayern Munich injuries and suspensions

Out: Holger Badstuber (knee), Claudio Pizarro (thigh), Thiago Alcántara (ankle), Xherdan Shaqiri (hamstring), Arjen Robben (groin). In doubt: None.

Projected lineups

Viktoria Plzen: Matúš Kozáčik; David Limberský, Václav Procházka, Marián Čišovský, František Rajtoral; Tomáš Hořava, Pavel Horváth; Jan Kovařík, Daniel Kolář, Milan Petržela; Marek Bakoš.

Bayern Munich: Manuel Neuer; David Alaba, Dante, Jerome Boateng, Philipp Lahm; Javi Martínez; Franck Ribéry, Toni Kroos, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Thomas Müller; Mario Mandžukić.

Match Date/Time: Tuesday, 8:45 p.m. local, 2:45 p.m. ET

Venue: Doosan Arena, Plzen, Czech Republic

TV: Fox Sports Net, MSG Plus (U.S.), Sportsnet One (Canada), Prima Cool TV (Czech Republic), Sky Sport, TeleClub Sport (Germany)

Online: Fox Soccer 2Go (U.S.), Sportsnet World Online (Canada), Sky Go (U.K. and Germany)

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