Retrieved 14 May 2020, 17:10 IST
Taking the first step towards normalization in sports, Bundesliga It is the first of Europe’s elite football leagues to start official competition in the 2012-201 season, as the world was disrupted by the Covid-1p epidemic.
Although matches have to be played behind closed doors, this live sporting action for football fans shines as a positive ray of hope. After a gap of 2 months, Star Sports, India’s top sports broadcaster, Star Sports Select 1 / HD and Star Sports Select 2 / HD will show exclusive live action in the Bundesliga from 16th May.
There are 9 more game weeks to go in the league and all football fans can enjoy the opportunity to watch the most exciting league this season.
A slow start to the season for the current leaders and traditional powerhouse Bayern Munich saw Hans-Dieter flick in their fourth position before handing over the reins of the team. With a new energy and new approach, Bayern Munich have quickly turned things around without registering any losses in their last 10 games that they have seen go to the top of the table.
At the urging of the leaders, Borussia Dortmund, just 4 points behind, are set to take on rivals FC Schalke on Saturday, May 20, 2020. ‘Revierderby’. The Arab Leipzig who are at Bayern with just 4 points and Dortmund with 1 point are in the top 3 in one of the closest seasons in a very long time.
The top five teams are separated by just 9 points and the title race will see some interesting ebbs to keep the interest alive in the coming weeks. In football-mad Germany, according to the rules of social distance, the match will see 26 Bundesliga empty stadiums without fans. Clubs will return to the competitive game after a gap of 2 months.
Former Borussia Dortmund defender Patrick O’Malley spoke of the title race at the Star Sports Show, Football United., “It’s very good that it’s a close race, Bayern will have to come to Dortmund for another game. This is a chance to snatch 3 points from Dortmund. Everything is possible. Due to the lockdown we are able to start the game again after 2 months it seems the games are less. The first game we have is Riveraderby and I hope we win, because it’s a home game for us, but the irony is that we don’t usually have the house advantage that we have. It will all come down to who is more focused and determined in this game. ”
The Bundesliga has gradually gained a fan following, especially for clubs such as Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund. Over the past decade, Bayern Munich’s dominance and Dortmund’s offensive play have attracted the attention of many football fans in India.
But teams such as Arab Leipzig, Schalke 04, VFL Wolfsburg, Bayer Leverkusen and FC Cologne have also proved that they are ready to fight in every match. The Bundesliga players searched the top clubs around the world and it would be interesting to see them in direct action.