Bayern Munich declared the fixture dates for the Champions League group stage. The Bavarians will start their title defense at home on October 21 against Atletico Madrid. Bayern will at that point go to Russia the next week to play Lokomotiv Moscow on October 27, followed by a shorter trip to Austria to take on Red Bull Salzburg on November 3. This caps off a three week run of mid-week matches.
Following a fourteen day break, Bayern will have Red Bull at the Allianz Arena on November 25. Bayern will at that point make the outing to Madrid to play Atletico on December 1 preceding completing the group stage, hosting Lokomotiv Moscow on December 9.
Because of the dense season, these weeks will test Bayern in both the Bundesliga and the Champions league. In the first stretch of games Bayern will host Eintracht Frankfurt on the first weekend, however should go on the road to Cologne in the second weekend and to Borussia Dortmund the third weekend. During the second 50% of the group stage, Bayern will visit Stuttgart the first weekend, host RB Leipzig the second weekend, and go to Berlin to confront Union Berlin the third weekend.
On a positive note, Bayern won’t need to stress over the DFB Pokal during the group stage. Bayern’s first round match will occur on October 15, and on the off chance that they advance, the next match would happen on December 22 or 23.