The Kovac era begins at Bayern. Who can replace Vidal? Will Lewandowski keep on scoring? Will Robben & Ribery accept their new roles? Here's what's at stake for Bayern this season.
Early on in the season, Julian Nagelsmann's undefeated RB Leipzig side took on the defending champions Bayern Munich. In a thrilling, end-to-end game, there was somehow no winner. Both goalkeepers impressed.
Amidst all the discussion of Dortmund’s title chances, it’s RB Leipzig who have quietly taken the lead at the top of the Bundesliga. Unbeaten so far, they host Bayern on Saturday, looking to prove their own credentials.
His importance to Bayern Munich has rarely been in doubt but Robert Lewandowski hasn't always seemed certain to stay. Signing a deal that ends when he's 34 suggests he's ready to keep carrying the goal-scoring burden.
After a less than ideal start to the new season, Bayern Munich and head coach Niko Kovac secured a comfortable win against Schalke. The win came thanks to a brilliant performance from their number nine.
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