Monday November 3rd, 2014

Bayern Munich vs. Roma

Roma and Bayern Munich play their second Champions League match of the tournament on Wednesday.

On Oct. 21, Bayern scored five goals in the first 36 minutes en route to a 7-1 victory over Roma. Arjen Robben led Bayern with two goals, and Mario Götze, Robert Lewandowski, Tomas Muller, Franck Ribery and Xherdan Shaqiri also scored. Bayern is undefeated in Champions League play after three matches, and the club currently holds first place in Group E.

Bayern is in first place in the Bundesliga this season as well, with seven wins, three draws and no losses.

Gervinho scored Roma's lone goal during the 7-1 loss last month. Roma is 1-1-1 and in second place in Group E. The club is coming off a 2-0 loss to Napoli on Saturday in Serie A play. Roma is 7-1-2 and in second place in Serie A.

How to watch

Details for Wednesday's match are below:

Match time: 2:45 p.m. ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

Match facts

Bayern Munich has won the UEFA Champions League five times, most recently in 2013 when they defeated Borussia Dortmund 2-1 at Wembley Stadium. 

Roma has never won the Champions League. The Italian club's best finish came in 1984 when it lost the final of the European Cup. 

Bayern's Mario Götze is tied for the Bundesliga lead with six goals on the season, and Robert Lewandowski is tied for fifth with five goals. Lewandowski is in his first year for Bayern Munich after previously playing with Borussia Dortmund. 

Bayern Munich defeated Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in Bundesliga play last weekend. Dortmund took a 1-0 lead before Bayern came back to win the match at Allianz Arena. 

Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller is tied for second in the Bundesliga with three assists.

Bayern is the two-time defending Bundesliga champion.

Mattia Destro leads Roma with four goals and is tied for 10th in scoring in Serie A.

Gervinho's three assists are tied for fourth-most in Serie A.

Six players from Bayern Munich were part of Germany's World Cup winning squad over the summer: Philipp Lahm, Thomas Muller, Mario Gotze, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Jerome Boateng and Manuel Neuer. Toni Kroos, who was still a member of Bayern Munich during the World Cup, signed with Real Madrid before the start of the club season. 

 

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