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Bayern Munich vs Chelsea prediction: How will Champions League fixture play out tonight?

Chelsea‘s season isn’t quite over yet, as they head to Bayern Munich for their Champions League last-16 second leg.

The first-leg scoreline makes this an uphill battle for Frank Lampard’s team, with Bayern winning that game 3-0.

It’ll almost be a case of getting the game out of the way so the players can begin their summer break, barring an absolute miracle turnaround.

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For Bayern, this is essentially a warm-up game ahead of the latter rounds, which take place in Portugal.

Here’s everything you need to know about the match.

When is it and what time is kick-off?

The match will begin at 8pm BST on Saturday 8 August at the Allianz Arena.

How can I watch it online and on TV?

The game will be broadcast live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Extra 1, as well as BT Sport Ultimate.

Subscribers can also stream the match on the BT Sport website and app.

Team news

Bayern Munich cannot play new signing Leroy Sane. Benjamin Pavard is injured at right-back, while Niklas Sule is fit again but may be eased in.

Chelsea have a host of players missing, with Christian Pulisic and Cesar Azpilicueta the latest on the list after hamstring injuries in the FA Cup final. Billy GIlmour, Pedro and Ruben Loftus-Cheek are also injured, while Marcos Alonso and Jorginho are suspended.

Predicted line-ups

Bayern: Neuer; Kimmich, Boateng, Alaba, Davies; Goretzka, Thiago; Coman, Muller, Gnabry; Lewandowski.

Chelsea: Caballero; Zouma, Christensen, Rudiger; James, Kovacic, Kante, Emerson; Mount, Abraham, Willian.

Odds

Bayern — 7/18

Draw — 23/5

Chelsea — 15/2

Prediction

There’s very little chance Chelsea find a way back into the game, even if Bayern don’t play their strongest 11.

Bayern 2-0 Chelsea (5-0 on agg)

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