(Sporting Alert) — Marseille is without Steve Mandanda and Souleymane Diawara, who are both suspended for tonight’s Champions League clash against the visiting Bayern Munich at Stade Velodrome.
However, the hosts will have Loic Remy back after he passed a fitness test and will start in the attack. Andre Ayew, will be his main supporter, while the likes of Morgan Amalfitano and Mathieu Valbuena, captain for tonight’s game in the absence of the suspended Mandanda – are also starting.
This is the first Champions League quarter-final appearance for Marseille since 1993.
Meanwhile, Bayern Munich, who will start the quarter-final class as the favourite to win, goes in with a strong team and one in which has been scoring goals lately.
The inform Mario Gomez will lead the attack for the German side, with Toni Kroos, Arjen Robben, Thomas Müller and Franck Ribéry all starting.
Marseille vs Bayern Munich
Marseille: Andrade, Azpilicueta, Fanni, N’Koulou, Morel, Diarra, M’bia Etoundi, Amalfitano, Valbuena, Andre Ayew, Remy
Subs: Bracigliano, Cheyrou, Brandao, Gignac, Kabore, Traore, Jordan Ayew
Bayern Munich: Neuer, Lahm, Boateng, Badstuber, Alaba, Gustavo, Kroos, Robben, Muller, Ribery, Gomez
Subs: Butt, Olic, Rafinha, Pranjic, Contento, Schweinsteiger, Tymoschuk
Referee: Carlos Velasco Carballo (Spain)