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When & Where to Watch Bayern Munichs Players During the October International Break

​Bayern Munich will be without 14 senior players during the two-week international break, while summer signing Mickaël Cuisance will also be away with France’s Under-20 squad.

It’s hardly a surprise for the club’s decision-makers that so many players will be away from Säbener Strasse over the next fortnight, but Bayern Munich ideally need all hands on deck after losing their first game of the season on Saturday.

Just in case you still need your weekly dose of Robert Lewandowski or Thiago Alcântara, here’s how you can keep up with Bayern Munich’s international stars.

All TV/live stream information relates to UK availability.

Alphonso Davies (Canada)

Alphonso Davies

As Bayern Munich’s youngest senior international, Alphonso Davies will be looking to make his 16th appearance for Canada over the next two weeks.

Making his debut under former boss Octavio Zambrano as a 16-year-old, Davies has already scored four senior international goals.

Canada are taking part in the CONCACAF Nations League over the next two weeks.

Game Date/Time TV Channel/Live Stream
​Canada vs USMNT ​Wednesday, Oct 16 (00:30) ​Not in UK

Philippe Coutinho (Brazil)

Philippe Coutinho

He might only be on loan, but Philippe Coutinho looks set to stay at Bayern Munich beyond this season if he keeps up his current run of performances.

The 27-year-old looks set for another busy international two weeks, having started Brazil’s last 12 games across all competitions.

It’s only international friendly season for South American teams, but Coutinho is a sure bet to get some minutes under Tite out in Singapore.

Game Date/Time TV Channel/Live Stream
​Brazil vs Senegal ​Thursday, Oct 10 (13:00) LFC TV​
​Brazil vs Nigeria Sunday, Oct 13 (13:00)​ Not in UK​

Thiago Alcântara (Spain)


Thiago hasn’t always been as important for Spain as he has been for Bayern Munich, especially under new manager Robert Moreno.

But the 27-year-old will be involved once again over the next two weeks as La Roja look to finally find some consistency both on and off the pitch ahead of a major international tournament.

Thiago will be up against some familiar faces too, facing the likes of Rune Jarstein (Hertha BSC) and Havard Nordtveit (Hoffenheim) against Norway, as well as Sweden’s Emil Forsberg.

Game Date/Time TV Channel/Live Stream
​Norway vs Spain ​Saturday, Oct 12 (19:45) ​Sky Sports Premier League / NOW TV
​Sweden vs Spain ​Tuesday, Oct 15 (19:45) ​Sky Sports Premier League / NOW TV

Benjamin Pavard, Corentin Tolisso, Kingsley Coman & Lucas Hernández (France)

Benjamin Pavard

With as many off to represent France as they are to play for Germany, Bayern Munich have been keen to add to their growing core of stars from Les Bleus.

Summer arrivals Benjamin Pavard and Lucas Hernández will join Corentin Tolisso and Kingsley Coman in the senior national team once again.

For Coman, he will be given the chance to make three consecutive appearances with Les Bleus for the first time since 2016.

Game Date/Time TV Channel/Live Stream
​Iceland vs France ​Friday, Oct 11 (19:45) ​Sky Sports Football
​France vs Turkey ​Monday, Oct 14 (19:45) ​Sky Sports Main Event/Football

David Alaba (Austria)

David Alaba

It’s going to be a busy week of Euro 2020 qualifiers for David Alaba, who should be fresh for Austria after missing Bayern Munich’s defeat against Hoffenheim.

But it’s unknown exactly just how much of a role Alaba will play as he continues his return to full fitness.

Alaba will be joined by 16 other Bundesliga players in the national team, as well as the likes of Marko Arnautović and Valentino Lazaro.

Game Date/Time TV Channel/Live Stream
​Austria vs Israel ​Thursday, Oct 10 (19:45) ​Sky Sports Red Button
​Slovenia vs Austria Sunday, Oct 13 (19:45)​ Sky Sports Red Button​

Robert Lewandowski (Poland)

Robert Lewandowski

He’s already scored 15 goals across all competitions for Bayern Munich this season, and Robert Lewandowski will hope to maintain that form for Poland over the next two weeks.

Lewandowski will be on the road to Latvia in his first Euro 2020 qualifier of the week, while Poland then host North Macedonia.

Poland will be as good as qualified if they pick up back-to-back wins, although a match against second-placed Slovenia could be the decider next month.

Game Date/Time TV Channel/Live Stream
​Latvia vs Poland ​Thursday, Oct 10 (19:45) Sky Sports Red Button​
​Poland vs North Macedonia Sunday, Oct 13 (19:45)​ Sky Sports Red Button​

Manuel Neuer, Joshua Kimmich, Niklas Süle & Serge Gnabry (Germany)

Joshua Kimmich,Niklas Sule

As well as with France, Bayern Munich will be sending four players for international duty with Germany over the next two weeks.

Manuel Neuer could miss out on appearances after Joachim Löw admitted he owed Marc-André ter Stegen some game time.

But Joshua Kimmich, Serge Gnabry and Niklas Süle will all feature heavily.

Game​ Date/Time​ TV Channel/Live Stream​
​Germany vs Argentina Wednesday, Oct 9​ (19:45) Sky Sports Football​
​Estonia vs Germany ​Sunday, Oct 13 (19:45) ​Sky Sports Red Button

Ivan Perišić (Croatia)

Ivan Perisic

Loanee Ivan Perišić will have the chance to link up with former Inter teammate Marcelo Brozović when Croatia come up against Hungary and Wales over the next fortnight.

The World Cup finalists will secure promotion to Euro 2020 if they can pick up back-to-back wins.

Game Date/Time TV Channel/Live Stream
​Croatia vs Hungary Thursday, Oct 10 (19:45)​ Sky Sports Red Button​
​Wales vs Croatia ​Sunday, Oct 13 (19:45) Sky Sports Main Event​

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