MX23RW : Tuesday, February 19 23:42:58
Aug 24, 2018 at 7.30pm UK at ​Allianz Arena (München)
Attendance: 75,000
Bayern Munich
3-1
Hoffenheim
Muller (23'), Lewandowski (79' pen.), Robben (90')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Szalai (57')

Live Updates: Bayern Munich 3-1 Hoffenheim

Live Updates: Bayern Munich vs. Hoffenheim
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Sports Mole provides live updates of the 2018-19 Bundesliga opener between champions Bayern Munich and last season's third-placed team Hoffenheim.Live Updates: Bayern Munich 3-1 Hoffenheim

Good evening and welcome to Sports Mole's live text coverage of the opening match of the 2018-19 Bundesliga season as champions Bayern Munich host Hoffenheim at the Allianz Arena.

The home side begin their quest to continue their unprecedented run of dominance in the German top flight with a seventh successive title under new boss Niko Kovac, who has already scooped his first trophy as Bayern manager.

Hoffenheim, meanwhile, recorded their best-ever league finish last term by coming third, but begin their final season under manager Julian Nagelsmann, who has agreed to take charge of RB Leipzig next summer.

Follow every moment of the action courtesy of our live updates below.

Live updates are scheduled to begin after kickoff.

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