- Bayern dropped points for first time this season on Matchday 6.
- Bundesliga leaders looking to keep chasing pack at bay.
- Frankfurt unbeaten in last six home matches.
FC Bayern München will be keen to get straight back to winning ways this weekend when they travel to face Eintracht Frankfurt in their intimidating Commerzbank-Arena on Saturday (kick-off 15:30CEST/13:30GMT).
After going down 1-0 to Club Atletico de Madrid in the UEFA Champions League group stage, Bayern dropped points for the first time in the Bundesliga under Carlo Ancelotti in their 1-1 draw with 1. FC Köln last time out. The defending champions still top the table, though, ahead of Hertha Berlin and Borussia Dortmund who meet on Friday night.
Despite losing 1-0 to SC Freiburg on Matchday 6, Frankfurt are not too far adrift of the clutch of sides vying to keep pace with Ancelotti's Bayern. The Eagles are much improved since last season's relegation near-miss, and go into Saturday's clash unbeaten in their last six competitive matches on home turf dating back to April 2016.
- Frankfurt have not scored in 12 hours of football against Bayern.
- Alexander Meier has fired Frankfurt into the lead in all three of their home matches this season, but has never scored against Bayern at the Commerzbank-Arena.
- Eintracht head coach and former Bayern player Kovac turns 45 on the day of the game.
- Bayern are unbeaten in their last eight against Frankfurt.
- Bayern's Thomas Müller has had 16 shots on goal in the Bundesliga this season, but still awaits his first goal of the campaign.
- Joshua Kimmich has scored five goals in his last six competitive matches for Bayern, including two in his last two in the Bundesliga.