Friday October 17th, 2014

Two teams unbeaten so far in the UEFA Champions League Group Stage meet at Stadio Olimpico in Rome on Tuesday when AS Roma hosts Bayern Munich. Bayern is unbeaten in group play and is coming off a 1-0 away win over CSKA Moscow on Sept. 30, while Roma played to a 1-1 draw at Manchester City on the same date.

Bayern has goals from Jerome Boateng and Thomas Muller in their two 1-0 wins thus far. For Roma, Gervinho is leading the side with two goals.

Bayern has five players already declared out for the match: defender Holger Badstuber (thigh), midfielder Javi Martinez (knee), goalkeeper Pepe Reina (calf), midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger (knee) and midfielder Thiago Alcantara (knee). Midfielder Franck Ribery is doubtful with a knee injury. Roma will be without four players: forward Marco Borriello (thigh), midfielder Seydou Keita (calf), defender Leandro Castan (thigh) and midfielder Kevin Strootman (knee). Doubtful for the match are defender Davide Astori (thigh), midfielder Daniele De Rossi (calf) and forward Juan Manuel Iturbe (thigh).

Bayern Munich won the Champions League in 2012-13 and appeared in the semifinal in 2013-14 before bowing out to eventual-champion Real Madrid. 

Both teams are members of Group E. 

How to watch

Match time: 2:45 p.m. ET

Live stream: You can watch the match online here.

TV coverage: Fox Sports regional, Root Sports Northwest, MASN, MASN2

Bayern Munich facts

Bayern is a five-time Champions League/European Cup winner with three straight titles from 1974-76 along with victories in 2001 and 2013.

Bayern and Roma split two matches in group play during the 2010-2011 UEFA Champions League with each side winning at home. Bayern posted a 2-0 win on Sept. 15, 2010, and Roma struck back with a 3-2 win on Nov. 23, 2010.

The Bavarians have lost just one of their last 11 road matches in UEFA Champions League play.

Bayern beat Juventus 2-0 in the 2013 Champions League quarterfinals on the club's last trip to Italy in 2013.

Bayern was runners-up for the European Cup/Champions League in 1982, 1987, 1999, 2010 and 2012.

Roma facts

Roma is in the Champions League for the first time since 2010-11, when the club was eliminated in the round of 16.

Roma’s 5-1 win over CSKA Moscow on the first day of matches was the team's biggest Champions League victory in eight years.

With a goal on Matchday Two at Manchester City, 38-year-old forward Francesco Totti became the oldest goal scorer in Champions League history.

Defender Maicon is a booking away from a one-match suspension after receiving yellow cards in each of the team's first two group stage matches.

Roma reached the final for the European Cup in 1984 and was a quarterfinalist in both 2007 and 2008.

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