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Bundesliga

Southern derby time for Bayern and Stuttgart

A week after failing to find the back of a Bundesliga net for the first time this season, Bundesliga leaders FC Bayern München entertain VfB Stuttgart in the southern derby on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 15:30CET/14:30GMT).

History

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Top facts

    The game pits the best attack (Bayern, 33 goals scored) against the worst defence (Stuttgart, 23 goals conceded).Bayern dropped points in the Bundesliga for the first time since May in last Friday's goalless draw at Eintracht Frankfurt.Stuttgart lost their opening five games of the season, but have shown a marked improvement of late (W3, D1, L2).Bayern are the only team to have taken maximum points on home soil in this season's Bundesliga (six wins).

Possible line-ups

Bayern: Neuer - Lahm, Javi Martinez, Boateng, Alaba - Robben, Xabi Alonso, Thiago, Douglas Costa - Müller, Lewandowski

Stuttgart: Tyton - Klein, Baumgartl, Sunjic, Insua - Serey Die - Schwaab, Gentner - Didavi - Maxim, Werner