German football returns when FC Union Berlin takes on Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga on Sunday May 17 at Stadion An der Alten Förstere.
The match starts at 2:30 p.m. ET and will be televised on Fox Sports 1 and TUDN in the United States. If you don’t have cable, here’s how to watch a live stream of Union Berlin vs Bayern Munich on your computer, phone, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV or other streaming device for free:
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Fox Sports 1 and TUDN are two of the 95-plus live TV channels included in the main FuboTV bundle, which comes with a free seven-day trial:
Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch Union Berlin vs Bayern Munich live on your computer via the FuboTV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, or other supported device via the FuboTV app.
If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 30 hours of cloud DVR space, as well as a 72-hour look-back feature, which will allow you to watch the match on-demand within three days of its conclusion, even if you don’t record it.
Fox Sports 1 is one of 60-plus live TV channels included with Hulu With Live TV, which comes with a seven-day free trial:
Once signed up for Hulu With Live TV, you can watch the Union Berlin vs Bayern Munich live on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Echo Show, or other streaming device via the Hulu app.
If you can’t watch live, Hulu With Live TV comes with 50 hours of cloud DVR space, as well as the option to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of space and the ability to fast-forward through commercials.
Fox Sports 1 is one of 47 live-TV channels included in Sling TV’s “Sling Blue” channel package. It costs $20 for the first month ($30 per month after that), making Sling TV the cheapest streaming service with FS1 if you plan on keeping it long term:
Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch Union Berlin vs Bayern Munich live on your computer via the Sling TV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, or other streaming device via the Sling TV app.
If you can’t watch live, Sling TV comes included with 10 hours of cloud DVR.
Union Berlin vs Bayern Munich Preview
This will be an interesting match for Union Berlin, who will be without manager Urs Fischer, who was banned from the game. Fischer broke quarantine rules to attend the funeral of his father-in-law and was banned from the match as a result. Union Berlin will be also be without their excellent attacking midfielder Yunus Malli, who is currently playing at VFL Wolfsburg, and they will be missing center back Marvin Friedrich, who received a red card in his last game against Freiburg. Sheraldo Becker will also be out with a thigh injury.
As for Bayern Munich, star forward Robert Lewandowski should be back in the starting lineup after missing some time with a knee injury. Kingsley Coman, Ivan Perisic and Jann-Fiete Arp will also return. Lewandowski, who leads the league with 25 goals in 23 league games, is very much looking forward to his return after spending the last few months working out. “I feel better than ever before because I was able to work hard on my physical fitness for the last two months,” Lewandowski said.
Bayern are just a point shy of Borussia Dortmund at the top of the table, and they have nine matches left. Bayern coach Hansi Flick expects a tough matchup despite Union Berlin being without so many key players, along with their head coach. “They’re a team with a great mentality. We will face an aggressive team that takes the direct route to goal,” Flick said of Union. “We need to stand up and be counted. We can’t get a result just through the quality of our football. “We have to show our mentality and take on challenges.”
Union are currently sitting in 11th place in the table, and they have been playing well. Bayern have rattled off 11 straight victories, and will be hard to topple, especially with a healthy Lewandowski in the lineup, but the extended break due to the coronavirus pandemic has thrown everyone for a loop, and it will be interesting to see how both teams come out playing in this one.
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