Matchday 17 curtain-raisers Mainz and Bayern are polar opposites in the current form department
Matchday 17 curtain-raisers Mainz and Bayern are polar opposites in the current form department
Bundesliga

Daunting end-of-year bash for Mainz against Bayern

Mainz - FC Bayern München's unbeaten start to the 2014/15 Bundesliga campaign will be put to the test one last time this calendar year away to 1. FSV Mainz 05 on Friday night (kick-off 19:30 GMT/ 20:30 CET).

bundesliga.com previews the Herbstmeister's final outing before the German top flight's customary winter break...

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Possible line-ups:

Mainz: Karius - Brosinski, Noveski, Wollscheid, Jara, Junior Diaz - Koo, Geis, D. Parker - Malli - Okazaki

FC Bayern: Neuer - Rafinha, J. Boateng, Dante, Juan Bernat - Höjbjerg, Schweinsteiger - Robben, M. Götze, Ribery - T. Müller
Check out Arjen Robben's milestone goal in Bayern colours on the official Bundesliga YouTube channel: