MUNICH (Sporting Alert) — Defending champions Bayern Munich will look to overturn a 1-0 deficit when they take on Real Madrid in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday night.
After resting at the weekend in Saturday’s 5-2 win over Werder Bremen, captain Philipp Lahm and winger Arjen Robben both return for Bayern Munich as Pep Guardiola freshen up his starting lineup.
Starting also for the German champions are Toni Kroos and Mario Mandzukic, with Franck Ribery, Thomas Muller and Bastian Schweinsteiger in the team as well.
Meanwhile, for Real Madrid Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo both start and will be joined by forward Karim Benzema in the lethal attack.
Angel di Maria, Xabi Alonso, Luka Modric and the fit again Pepe all start as well.
Bayern Munich v Real Madrid
Bayern Munich: Neuer, Alaba, Dante, Boateng, Lahm, Ribery, Muller, Schweinsteiger, Kroos, Robben, Mandzukic
Subs: Raeder, Van Buyten, Javi Martinez, Rafinha, Pizarro, Gotze, Hojbjerg
Real Madrid: Casillas, Carvajal, Sergio Ramos, Pepe, Fabio Coentrao, Alonso, Modric, Bale, Di Maria, Ronaldo, Benzema
Subs: Diego Lopez, Varane, Marcelo, Casemiro, Morata, Isco, Illarramendi
Referee: Pedro Proenca (Portugal)