Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund clash once again for the DFL Supercup 2021, when they play each other at the Westfalenstadion (Signal Iduna Park) today, August 17. Bayern will play as the Bundesliga champions, while Dortmund are coming as the DFB-Pokal winners. Here, check out everything there is to know about this game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
Both teams already had their debuts at the Bundesliga this weekend. Dortmund won 5-2 over Frankfurt thanks to an incredible performance by Erling Haaland, who scored a brace and made three assists for captain Marco Reus, Giovanni Reyna and Thorgan Hazard.
Meanwhile, Bayern started the season in the Bundesliga with a 1-1 draw against Borussia Monchengladbach. The biggest threat of the Bavarians is still the 32-year-old Robert Lewandowski, who was the scorer in that match. So, it will be an interesting duel between the two forwards.
Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich: Match Information
Date: Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Time: 2:30 PM (ET)
Location: Westfalenstadion (Signal Iduna Park), Dortmund.
Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich: Times by State in the US
ET: 2:30 PM
CT: 1:30 PM
MT: 12:30 PM
PT: 11:30 AM
Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich: Storylines
These two teams have faced each other on 128 occasions, with Bayern Munich winning 62 times, while Borussia Dortmund has won 32 matches. They have drawn 34 times. Their most recent encounter took place in March, with Bayern winning 4-2 for the Bundesliga.
Both teams have history in the German Supercup, with Bayern winning it a record eight times while Dortmund claiming six. They have faced each other eight times for the DFL Supercup, with both teams winning the cup on four occasions. Last time they faced the Supercup was last year, with Bayern winning 3-2.
This time, both teams arrive with new managers. Former RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann is in front of Bayern, as the successor of Hansi Flick. Meanwhile, Marco Rose is the new coach of Dortmund. A win for either side will get the first major trophy for their coaches.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich in the U.S.
The DFL Supercup game between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich, to be played on Tuesday, August 17, at the Westfalenstadion, will be broadcasted on ESPN+ in the United States.
Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich: Predictions And Odds
The odds are in favor of Bayern Munich. FanDuel see them as the favorites with odds of +115. Meanwhile, Borussia Dortmund have a +175 odds to win the DFL Supercup. A tie would result in a +280 payout.
*Odds by FanDuel