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Bundesliga

Bayern unassailable at the top ahead of Hannover clash

FC Bayern München are unassailable at the top of the Bundesliga as they go into their final fixture of 2015 - an away tie against relegation-threatened Hannover 96 on Saturday (kick-off 15:30CET/14:30GMT).

History

Top facts

    Hannover have already suffered ten defeats this season.Only in 1971/72 had the 96ers suffered more defeats at this stage of the season.Regardless of the result in this game, Bayern will be top of the table at Christmas for the fifth year in succession.Should he play as expected, this game will mark Manuel Neuer's 300th Bundesliga appearance.Neuer has conceded only 238 goals in his 299 Bundesliga appearances so far, fewer than any other goalkeeper upon reaching 300 games.Bayern have notched up 77 points from the 33 Bundesliga games they have played in the calendar year 2015.

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Possible line-ups

Hannover: Zieler - Sakai, Marcelo, Schulz (c), Albornoz - Gülselam, Sane - Karaman, Andreasen, Prib - Saint-Maximin

Absentees: Kiyotake (foot)

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

Absentees: Ribery (muscular), Benatia (muscular), Alaba (ankle), Götze (adductor)

Bayern confirmed top at Christmas