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