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Fri, 16/09/16, 15:30
Travel early to the Allianz Arena
Munich will be a hive of bustle and activity on Saturday as FC Bayern entertain FC Ingolstadt, the Oktoberfest starts, and 20,000 demonstrants are expected at Odeonsplatz. It is advisable to arrange enough time for local transport and avoid peak hours. You can help decongest the underground line by using our free shuttle bus service to the Allianz Arena. The buses depart every ten minutes from Donnersbergerbrücke from 13.00 to 15.00 CET.
Nine FCB pros dominate 2015/16 player awards
What a team! No fewer than nine FC Bayern pros have made the XI of the year in the German Professional Footballers Association's (VDV) poll. Manuel Neuer, Jérôme Boateng, David Alaba, Philipp Lahm, Thomas Müller, Douglas Costa, Arturo Vidal, Robert Lewandowski and Mats Hummels, who joined FCB from Borussia Dortmund recently, are in the team selected by all players belonging to clubs in the top four German tiers as well as the other VDV members. Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who left Dortmund to join Manchester United last summer, and Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang complete the team.