Borussia Dortmund v Bayern Munich kick-off time, TV and live stream information

It’s first against second and a potential Bundesliga title showdown tonight as Borussia Dortmund host Bayern Munich in Der Klassiker.

Reigning champions Bayern – who have won the last seven league titles going back to 2013 – visit the Westfalenstadion looking to put this year’s championship out of their rivals’ reach.

Bayern Munich arrive at Dortmund four points clear in the Bundesliga title race, with the home side looking to avenge the 4-0 defeat endured at the Allianz Arena in November.

There looks set to be an impressive array of attacking talent on show tonight.

Dortmund have the red-hot Erling Haaland – who has averaged a Bundesliga goal every 60 minutes since joining in January, supported by the likes of captain Thorgan Hazard and Jadon Sancho – who has 14 league goals and 16 assists to his name this season.

Meanwhile Bayern boast the league’s top scorer, Robert Lewandwoski, who’s netted 27 times this season, assist king Thomas Müller and Serge Gnabry, who famously scored four times against Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League earlier this season.

What channel is Borussia Dortmund v Bayern Munich?

Kick off is at the relatively early 5.30pm, with coverage on BT Sport 1 starting at 5pm.

Fans with BT Sport can watch the match on the TV, as well as stream it through their mobile and tablet devices, Xbox, Playstation, Samsung TV, Apple TV or through the BT Sport website.

Those who want to watch the match but don’t have BT can buy a BT Sport monthly pass for £25.

Other Bundesliga fixtures

The top-of-the-table clash is one of four Bundesliga games being played tonight, and all can be found on BT Sport.

Tonight’s other games are:

Eintracht Frankfurt v Freiburg, 7.30pm, BT Sport ESPN

Bayer Leverkusen v Wolfsburg, 7.30pm, BT Sport 1

Werder Bremen v Borussia Mönchengladbach, 7.30pm, BT Sport 2

Five more games are being played tomorrow:

RB Leipzig v Hertha Berlin, 5.30pm, BT Sport 1

Fortuna Dusseldorf v Schalke, 7.30pm, BT Sport 1

Union Berlin v Mainz, 7.30pm, BT Sport 2

Augsburg v Paderborn, 7.30pm, BT Sport ESPN

Hoffenheim v Cologne, 7.30pm, BT Sport 3

Meanwhile on Thursday the Bundesliga 2 clash between second-place Stuttgart and third-place Hamburg will be on BT Sport 1 from 7.30pm.

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Owen Hargreaves makes Timo Werner and Fernando Torres comparison

Owen Hargreaves believes Timo Werner will be looking at how Liverpool star Fernando Torres flopped at Chelsea when he's deciding on whether his future lies at Anfield or Stamford Bridge.

Jurgen Klopp and Frank Lampard are expected to become embroiled in a £52million arm wrestle for RB Leipzig's coveted striker in the summer.

And former Bayern Munich, Manchester United and England midfielder Hargreaves says Werner must choose the best fit.

Hargreaves, now a pundit for BT Sport recalled how Torres failed to hit the heights after swapping Liverpool for Chelsea in a £50million deal in 2011.

He said: “I think Timo Werner is going to score goals wherever he goes, but I believe his decision will come down to personnel.

“Timo will now be doing his homework on who will be a good fit for his game.

“We saw this with Fernando Torres when he left Liverpool. The way they played – an incredibly defensive team with Stevie Gerrard playing those balls through the middle.

“It was a match made in heaven.

“Then Torres went to Chelsea, a team that had a lot of slow possession and there was no space for him to run into.

“In the end, that’s not a great fit. Fernando was a super player and Chelsea were a super team – but you have got to play to a player's strengths.

“I think Timo Werner is that type, the Fernando Torres type, where he is super explosive. He will run away from anyone.

“Having that ability to run in behind and into that space, it would suit his game – and Liverpool can do that.

“They counter and transition better than anyone. He would suit Liverpool.”

Werner, 24, has scored 28 goals for club and country this season.

Leipzig are once again on course for a top-four finish in the Bundesliga and are through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time after destroying Tottenham.

The German club have said they will not stand in the striker's way if he wants to leave – and Werner is known to be a huge admirer of Klopp.

Hargreaves added: “Timo Werner is a goalscorer – and he will score goals in the Premier League.

“He has just got to make sure that he gets the right club.

“I am sure that is what he is doing now, making sure he makes the move that is right for him.”

Werner began his career with hometown club Stuttgart – and became the club's youngest-ever goalscorer when he found the target in a Europa League qualifier against Botev Plovdiv at the age of 17 years and 23 days in August 2013.

He played more than 100 games for Stuttgart before Leipzig tempted him away in a club-record £9million deal in 2016.

Werner was the youngest player to make 50, 100, 150 and 200 appearances in the Bundesliga

He has represented Germany at every level from Under-15s, with his 29 senior international appearances bringing him 11 goals.

There have been suggestions that the financial implications of the covid-19 pandemic on the transfer market may force Liverpool to hold off on making a move for the striker for another 12 months.

That would open the door for Chelsea.

Lampard has bemoaned his young team's lack of firepower this season and signing the man who scored three goals to win the Golden Boot at the 2017 Confederations Cup would address that issue.

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Jurgen Klopp recalls standout moment from Liverpool’s Champions League final win

Jurgen Klopp has recalled his favourite moment from Liverpool's Champions League final triumph over Tottenham last year.

Liverpool defeated Spurs 2-0 at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on June 1, winning the club's sixth European Cup.

It was the first trophy the Reds had won under Klopp, but more were soon to follow as the manager guided his side to UEFA Super Cup and Club World Cup success.

Liverpool's win in Madrid came courtesy of a penalty from Mohamed Salah, followed by a late striker from Divock Origi to make the victory safe in the closing minutes.

Origi had already made himself a hero by scoring twice in the Reds' stunning semi-final comeback from 3-0 down against Barcelona a year ago today.

And it is his goal that Klopp remembers most vividly about the final, after the Belgian striker connected with a slick pass from Joel Matip to send Reds fans into raptures.

Asked what was the moment that for him stood out from the final, Klopp told BT Sport: “The wonderful Divock Origi goal.

"It was not our best game – it was not the best game of Tottenham.

“It was a final, we had to learn that as a team that we needed to win these kind of average games.

“We needed to accept that if we do not perform at our best, then we need to do other things to win."

Before the Champions League triumph in Madrid, Klopp has guided Liverpool to three cup final defeats – in the previous season's competition, as well as in the Europa League and League Cup.


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Dan Hardy hopes UFC 249 goes ahead without Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson

Dan Hardy has backed the UFC to fight through the coronavirus crisis as their next flagship show hangs in the balance.

The organisation held a behind-closed-doors event in Brazil last month before being forced to postpone their subsequent events due to the pandemic.

But president Dana White is determined to cobble together a card for UFC 249 which is scheduled to take place on April 18.

He has yet to finalise a venue with the world going into lockdown in a bid to combat the crisis, but Hardy believes there is a safe way to bring back live sport.

"Although there are unprecedented things going on around the world, everyone wants a bit of normality and there are a lot of people who need an escape right now," he told MirrorFighting.

"I see both sides of it; obviously there is a risk for the fighters and staff in putting the fights on but at the moment there is a risk going to the supermarket.

"I think putting a fight card on would be a great relief for everyone right now and as long as the correct card is put together, and no-one is forced to defend belts or anything, I have no problem with it.

"There are a lot of fighters sitting at home bored out of their minds and who would like to have a focus.

"The UFC knows what they're doing and are not going to put anyone at an unnecessary risk, I just hope they can do the event and it's safe and well-regulated."

Khabib Nurmagomedov was due to defend his lightweight title against Tony Ferguson in a fortnight but withdrew from the fight last week.

He had hoped to be able to leave Russia for either Dubai or the United States but a travel ban has now made that impossible.

The bout has now been cancelled five times and Hardy would rather it was preserved for later in the year.

"The fight needs to happen but I'd hate for it to happen in unusual circumstances because then the circumstances become part of the storyline and we're only going to have to get the rematch then," he added.

"I like the anticipation of not knowing how they match up; if we got the fight now and Khabib had to fly halfway across the world and was a percentage of himself and lost to Tony Ferguson, I'm anticipating the rematch less because I already know how it might play out.

"Right now it's a mystery, I don't know how it's going to go because there are so many ways it can play out. I'd love them to have a full training camp and come in as prepared as they can be.

"There are plenty of other fighters around – especially if the card is in the US – who can jump on and make a great show; we don't need the lightweight title on the line right now, I think we can wait until the crisis is over."

BT Sport will celebrate the anniversary of Conor McGregor’s UFC debut on Monday, April 6. Watch McGregor’s greatest fights back to back on BT Sport 3 from 9pm.

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