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How to watch Bundesliga in South Africa

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All the Bundesliga action can be caught live via live stream in South Africa (Gettty Images)

Live Stream Bundesliga in South Africa

COVID-19 wiped out the majority of sport over the last two or three months around the globe but it has returned via the German Bundesliga. The Bundesliga is the first of the five major European leagues to restart their 2019/20 league season.

It restarted with nine fixtures remaining, now eight for the majority of teams. With it being the only major league to be currently underway interest in South Africa is huge. South Africa’s major paid for TV network, SuperSport does not own the rights to broadcast the Bundesliga but South African fans do not need to fear.

While online bookmakers globally have for some time live streamed many sports and leagues around the globe, some South African sites are dipping their toes into the water with Bundesliga. And it is simple – you just need to have an active account to be able to watch.

How to live stream Bundesliga in South Africa

In order to live stream the Bundesliga in South Africa you will firstly need an active Sportingbet or Betway account. If you do not have an account then you can register with them by following the instructions below.

  • Log-in or register an account with Betway or Sportingbet
  • Click on the Bundesliga match you’d like to watch (only available closer to kick off).
  • You can now watch and bet on Bundesliga matches.

Bets.co.za has you covered for any queries with regards to live streaming on either Betway or Sportingbet.

Are there any welcome offers available or Free Bets?

Yes there most certainly is. Betway and Sportingbet SA offer welcome bonuses or free bets just like most other reputable online bookmakers in South Africa.

Betway offer you a R25 free bet when you sign-up. This is a great way to get your betting bankroll underway without spending much yourself.

Sportingbet will match your first successful deposit up to R2000 which is another way that you can minimise your spend to build your bankroll.

To claim the free bet users must be logged into their account. 18+, geo-restrictions & terms and conditions apply.

How do things currently stand in the Bundesliga?

Bayern Munich went into the forced COVID-19 break four points clear of Dortmund and five clear of third placed RB Leipzig. Things have changed a bit after the first weekend back but Munich’s four point lead over Dortmund remains after both recorded comfortable victories.

RB Leipzig moved down to fourth after a 1-1 draw against Frieburg while Monchengladbach moved to third thanks to an impressive 3-1 away victory over Eintracht Frankfurt.

Down at the bottom things are looking a bit more straightforward. Paderborn sit bottom on 17 points and six points from safety. Their 0-0 draw against Dusseldorf was a lost opportunity as Dusseldorf is sitting right above the relegation zone. 

Werder Bremen, second bottom on 18 points and five points from safety suffered a heavy 4-1 defeat at home to Leverkusen. Both Bremen and Paderborn will need a minor miracle with eight matches to go if they want to stay in the top German division.

Bundesliga Upcoming Fixtures

This weekend sees some interesting fixtures thrown into the mix. Bayern Munich will hope to keep the four point gap as they host Frankfurt while Dortmund face a daunting trip to sixth placed Wolfburg. Perhaps the fixture of the weekend sees third placed Monchengladbach host Bayer Leverkusen – currently fifth and two points behind their hosts.

Hertha Berlin vs Union Berlin22 May 202020:30 SAST
SC Freiburg vs Werner Bremen23 May 202015:30 SAST
Paderborn vs Hoffenheim23 May 202015:30 SAST
Wolfburg vs Dortmund23 May 202015:30 SAST
Monchengladbach vs Leverkusen23 May 202015:30 SAST
Bayern Munich vs Frankfurt23 May 202018:30 SAST
Schalke vs Augsburg24 May 202013:30 SAST
Mainz vs RB Leipzig24 May 2020 15:30 SAST
FC Koln vs Dusseldorf24 May 2020 18:00 SAST

Who are the favourites to win the 2019/20 Bundesliga?

Bayern Munich are heavily favoured to retain their lead at the top of the Bundesliga and are priced at 1.20. Dortmund can be backed at 5.00 if you believe they can overturn the four point deficit while RB Leipzig are will pay 26.00 if they can put a miracle run together. 

How to watch Bundesliga in South Africa FAQ

Where can I watch Bundesliga live streaming in South Africa?

You can watch Bundesliga in South Africa via live stream on either Sportingbet or Betway websites. You must be an account holder to watch.

Who are the reigning Bundesliga champions?

Bayern Munich are the reigning Bundesliga champions after claiming the 2018/19 title.

How many teams participate in the Bundesliga?

There are currently 18 teams participating in the Bundesliga.

Who are the teams currently playing in the 2020 Bundesliga season?

The teams that currently play in the Bundesliga are FC Augsburg, Hertha BSC, Union Berlin, Werder Bremen, Borussia Dortmund, Fortuna Düsseldorf, Eintracht Frankfurt, SC Freiburg, 1899 Hoffenheim, 1. FC Köln, RB Leipzig, Bayer Leverkusen, Mainz 05, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Bayern Munich, SC Paderborn, Schalke 04 and VfL Wolfsburg.

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