Bayern Munich predicted the line-up against Arminia Bielefeld

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Bayern Munich will seek a return to winning ways in the Bundesliga when they welcome Arminia Bielefeld to the Allianz Arena on Saturday.

Without a lot of stars due to quarantine, Julian Nagelsmann’s team was sentenced to a 2-1 loss away against Augsburg last.

Their Champions League success this week in the snowy Ukraine over Dynamo Kiev – earned through goals from Robert Lewandowski and Kingsley Coman – will have lifted the mood in the camp, although Nagelsmann will be aware that there is no margin for error with Borussia Dortmund breathing down their necks at the top of the table.

This is how Bayern could line up …

Upamecano on the ball / Sebastian Widmann / GettyImages

Manuel Neuer (GK) – Approaching 36, the German still has a few seasons left in the tank.

Benjamin Pavard (RB) – Provides extra defensive security, allowing Davies on the opposite flank to attack with freedom.

Dayot Upamecano (CB) – In line to return to the starting lineup this week after he was suspended for the trip to Ukraine in the middle of the week.

Lucas Hernandez (CB) – Electric tempo in the heart of the Bayern defense, which means that his team can be aggressive further up the field.

Alphonso Davies (LB) – Still only 21 years old, which is remarkable in itself.

Muller in action / Sebastian Widmann / GettyImages

Leon Goretzka (CM) – A powerhouse in midfield that offers Bayern Munich defensive protection and security on the ball.

Corentin Tolisso (CM) – Joshua Kimmich will not be available this weekend, which means Tolisso is likely to keep his place.

Thomas Muller (AM) – Always a goal threat as the most advanced midfielder shows the German no sign of slowing down.

Lewandowski celebrates / Sebastian Widmann / GettyImages

Kingsley Coman (RW) – Took his chance in Serge Gnabry’s absence with a goal against Dynamo Kiev.

Robert Lewandowski (ST) – An overhead kick to open the scoring in the middle of the week, the Polish national team player is the best midfielder on the planet.

Leroy Sane (LW) – Rediscovered his confidence under Nagelsmann and played as a more traditional outsider as he did in Man City.

You can read a preview of Bayern’s clash with Arminia Bielefeld here.

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