Summary

  • Finnbogason a doubt for Augsburg.
  • Rotation likely for Bayern.
  • Two sides met in DFB Cup midweek.

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Alfred Finnbogason is unlikely to feature for Augsburg due to a groin injury which he has not yet fully recovered from, so Dong-Won Ji can be expected to lead the line. In midfield, Dominik Kohr is most likely to partner Daniel Baier.

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Further rotation can be expected from Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti, although he can be expected to name a strong starting XI and not rest players for the midweek trip to Eindhoven. In defence, one from Jerome Boateng, Javi Martinez and Mats Hummels will be left on the bench.

Augsburg possible line-up: Hitz - Verhaegh, Hinteregger, Janker, Stafylidis - Kohr, Baier - Koo, Halil Altintop, Schmid - Ji

Absentees: Callsen-Bracker (broken leg), Friedrich (recovery work), Gouweleeuw (collapsed lung), Caiuby (knee), Bobadilla (shoulder)

Coach: Dirk Schuster

Bayern possible line-up: Neuer - Lahm, Boateng, Javi Martinez, Alaba - Xabi Alonso - Kimmich, Vidal - Robben, Müller - Lewandowski

Absentees: Ribery (hamstring)

Coach: Carlo Ancelotti

Augsburg host Bayern at the WWK Arena with the game kicking off at 15:30CEST/13:30GMT on 29 October.

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