Benfica vs Bayern Munich: Live stream, what TV channel, team news and kick-off time for Champions League tie

BAYERN MUNICH begin their Champions League campaign with a clash against Benfica in Group E.

The German giants, who were knocked out by Real Madrid in the semi-final last year, are unbeaten in five matches in Lisbon.

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What time is kick-off?

This match will take place on Wednesday, September 19.

It will kick-off at 8pm.

The Estadio da Luz will host the showdown.

Which TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?

This match will be shown live on BT Sport Extra 3.

Alternatively, you can keep up to date with all of the action as it happens on the SunSport LIVE BLOG.

What is the team news?

The Bundesliga side suffered a major blow when two of their star midfielders got injured during the win over Bayer Leverkusen.

Corentin Tolisso is set to be out for several months after he tore his anterior cruciate knee ligament.

And the club also confirmed that Rafinha is expected to miss a "number of weeks" with ankle ligament damage.

Speaking after the win, Arjen Robben said: "Coco [Tolisso] does not look good. You always have to hope that it is not that bad after all.

"He's a good player and we've said that many times.

"We need all the players, especially in sucha  phase. That's very bitter, especially for himself."

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BAYERN MUNICH begin their Champions League campaign with a clash against Benfica in Group E.