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Even though you live far from home it’s not a reason to miss out on Europe’s most spectacular football championship - Deutsche Bundesliga! Season 2016-17 is already half-way through but it never stops feeding its fans with new intrigues. Let’s sort out the biggest ‘Why watch Bundesliga Online this year’ and root for your favorite Mannschaft.

1. Will Borussia Dortmund win this year’s “Deutsche Meisterschale”?

Borussia

After 8 successful summer incomings featuring Andre Schurrle’s €30 mln transfer (the most costly one in the club’s history); the return of 2014 World Cup champion Mario Gotze and signing of France’s best young player 2016 Ousmane Dembele, many fans prophesied The BVB a doubtless victory before the season even kicked off. Well, they have all grounds to claim so taking into account that Bundesliga top scorer Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (16 goals in 14 matches) also wears black and yellow.

2. Can Bundesliga newcomer RB Leipzig repeat the triumph of FC Leicester?

Leipzig

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Last year’s Bundesliga 2. runner-up RB Leipzig replaced Hannover 96 and has already reached 2nd place in the League’s standings losing just 3 points to Bayern Munich. Sponsored by Red Bull energy drink, this young team has demonstrated a terrific level-up: in 2009-10 Die Rotten Bullen dominated in NOFV-Oberliga Süd (V) and made the whole way through Liga 4,3, and 2 until final promotion to German premier league in May 2016. Its 20 y.o. forward Timo Werner ranks 4 among Bundesliga top scorers.

INTERESTING FACT: Since the foundation of RB Leipzig in 2009, the average home league attendance has grown from 2.150 to 29.441 spectators.

According to Kicker sports magazine, Bundesliga is the most attended football league based on per-game average, while Borussia Dortmund prides itself on the highest average attendance of any football club in the world - 81,178 spectators.

But even this impressive statistics is next to nothing to the horde of football fans that clench their fists in front of TVs.

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