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Bayern Munich vs Tigres LIVE: Stream FREE, TV channel, team news as Muller OUT – Club World Cup Final latest updates

BAYERN MUNICH face Tigres tonight in the final of the Fifa Club World Cup.

The German champions take on the Mexican side in Qatar after seeing off Al Ahly in the semi-finals, but will be without Thomas Muller who has tested positive for Covid-19.

  • Kick-off time: 6pm GMT
  • TV/Live stream: BBC Red Button/BBC iPlayer
  • Bayern Munich XI: To follow
  • Tigres XI: To follow

Follow ALL the action and build-up with our live blog below…

  • Kostas Lianos

    TIGRES STATS

    Tigres pose as the obvious underdogs ahead of tonight's clash but that won't stop them from pursuing a historic record.

    The Mexican outfit became the first ever North American team to reach the Club World Cup Final when they eliminated Palmeiras on Sunday.

    Therefore, should Ricardo Ferretti's men beat Bayern Munich tonight then they will become their continent's inaugural world champions.

    Tigres have been enjoying a four-game undefeated streak across all competitions with three wins under their belt

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  • Kostas Lianos

    HEAD-TO-HEAD

    Tonight will mark the very first time Bayern Munich and Tigres meet across all competitions.

    Bayern's most recent appearance in the Club World Cup competition took place in 2013 when Los Auriazules' rivals Monterrey had also qualified.

    However, the two outfits never met in the tournament as the Mexican giants got eliminated in the quarter-finals when they lost 2-1 to Raja Casablanca.

    Monterrey, though, finished fifth as they defeated Al-Ahly 5-1 later on while Bayern went on to win the competition by beating Raja 2-0 in the final

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  • Kostas Lianos

    GOOD AFTERNOON FROM QATAR

    Welcome to our live coverage of the Club World Cup Final between European champions Bayern Munich and CONCACAF champions Tigres at the Education City Stadium.

    Bayern earned a bye through to the semi-finals where they defeated African champions Al Ahly 2-0 on Monday thanks to a brace by Robert Lewandowski.

    The German champions pose as favourites to win the trophy but will have to do it without star man Thomas Muller, who tested positive for COVID-19.

    That means Bayern manager Hansi Flick may have to play Leon Goretzka at No10, which in turn could lead to another start for Marc Roca in midfield.

    Tigres, on the other hand, have already played twice in the competition as they beat Ulsan Hyundai 2-1 in the second round, thanks to a brace by Andre-Pierre Gignac who cancelled out Kim Kee-hee's opener, before offloading Copa Libertadores champions Palmeiras with a score of 1-0, again with Gignac's winner.

    Manager Ricardo Ferretti may have Nicolas Lopez back into his squad following his recent battle with coronavirus but the Mexican giants are most likely to feature the same players that got them through to the final.

    That means Tigres will be heavily relying upon Gignac once more for this historic clash

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