Bayern on the rebound in Bavarian derby

FC Bayern München will be keen to bounce back from their first defeat of the season and clinch the Herbstmeisterschaft by beating Bavarian rivals FC Ingolstadt 04 in the first-ever meeting between the sides in the Bundesliga on Saturday (kick-off 15:30CET/14:30GMT).

Click here to watch highlights of Bayern's 3-1 defeat to Gladbach on Matchday 15.


This is the first Bundesliga meeting between these two clubs.

Top facts

    Bayern against Ingolstadt becomes the 84th different fixture in the history of the Bundesliga.The league leaders have played against a total of 51 clubs in the Bundesliga to date, with Ingolstadt becoming their 52nd opponents.Bayern do not have a negative overall record against any of the 51 clubs they have faced in the Bundesliga.The top-flight newcomers have met Bayern before, but lost 6-0 in the DFB Cup in 2011. FCI were formed in 2004 and that 6-0 reverse remains their biggest ever defeat (together with a loss by the same scoreline to Saarbrücken).That was Bayern's biggest win in the DFB Cup in the last decade, yet it was only 1-0 at half-time.

Possible line-ups:

Bayern: Neuer - Lahm (c), Boateng, Benatia, Rafinha - Alonso, Martinez - Müller, Vidal, Coman - Lewandowski

Absentees: Alaba (ankle), Bernat (muscle), Costa (thigh), Götze (fitness), Robben (calf)

Ingolstadt: Özcan – Levels, Matip (c), Hübner, Bauer – Groß, Roger, Christiansen – Lex, Leckie, Hinterseer

Absentees: Danilo (fitness), Engel (knee), Suttner (broken foot), Hartmann (hip), Morales (suspended)

Click here to find out more about Thomas Müller, FC Bayern's 'space invader'.