For the first time, RB Leipzig will play in the German Super Cup following the DFB-Pokal victory over SC Freiburg last May. The Saxony-based club will host Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich at the Red Bull Arena Stadium in Leipzig.
Leipzig had lost in their previous two attempts in the DFB-Pokal final.
RB Leipzig achieved a milestone in the German football scene by reaching the top flight within a short time.
Bayern, on the other hand, is celebrating ten consecutive league titles. The Bavarians are also the most successful in the DFL-Supercup with twelve trophies.
Where to watch RB Leipzig vs Bayern Munich, live stream and tv channel
The United Kingdom and Ireland: Sky Go UK, NOW, SKY GO Extra, Sky Sports Mix, Sky Sports Football
Canada: Sportsnet World, Sportsnet One, Sportsnet World Now, Sportsnet Now
United States: ESPN+ and ESPN App
Australia: Kayo Sports, beIN SPORTS 3, beIN Sports Connect and Foxtel Now
New Zealand: beIN Sports Connect New Zealand and Sky Sport 7 beIN Sports
Sub Saharan Africa: Startimes World Football, Canal+ Sport 3 Afrique and StarTimes App
The match will Kick-off 7:30 BST (British Summer Time).
RB Leipzig has only played two friendlies in the preseason campaign. The Dierotenbullen lost 5-0 to Liverpool FC but defeated Southampton FC 3-1.
Head coach Domenico Tedesco guided the club to their first major German football trophy last season in the DFL-Supercup. The German manager also ensured a Champions League berth for the club.
Leipzig’s best player Christopher Nkunku is expected to be in the team next season, despite rumours suggesting a potential move away from the club. The French international could feature in the showdown with Bayern Munich.
Bayern Munich had two Preseason friendlies in the club’s tour of the United States. The Bavarians lost by a lone goal against Manchester City and eased past DC United in the other friendly.
Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann has got some new faces in his team but will be without Polish forward Robert Lewandowski, who transferred to Barcelona.
Prediction: RB Leipzig 1-2 Bayern Munich