MUNICH (Sporting Alert) — Bastian Schweinsteiger, Xherdan Shaqiri and Mario Mandzukic start tonight for Bayern Munich in the German DFB Pokal Cup game at Allianz-Arena against Wolfsburg.
Schweinsteiger and Shaqiri will play alongside Thomas Muller and Arjen Robben in midfield, while Mandzukic leads the attack with Mario Gomez sitting on the bench.
Dante, Philipp Lahm, Daniel van Buyten and Diego Contento play at the back with Manuel Neuer in goal for the newly-crowned German Bundesliga champion.
Besides Gomez, Luiz Gustavo, Jerome Boateng and Claudio Pizarro starts on the bench for Bayern Munich which are still in the hunt for a Bundesliga, DFB Pokal and Champions League triple.
Ivica Olic, Ricardo Rodriguez and Diego are amongst the starters tonight for the traveling Wolfsburg team, with Simon Kjaer on the bench.
Bayern Munich: Neuer, Contento, Dante, Lahm, Van Buyten, Martinez, Robben,Schweinsteiger, Shaqiri, Muller, Mandzukic
Subs: Starke, Boateng, Rafinha, Gustavo, Tymoshchuk, Gomez, Claudio Pizarro
Wolfsburg: Diego, Benaglio, Fagner, Madlung, Naldo, Rodriguez, Diego, Hasebe, Medojevic, Polak, Vieirinha, Olic
Subs: Hitz, Kjaer, Schafer, Arnold, Trasch, Dost, Helmes.
Referee: Knut Kircher