Bayern Munich confirmed line up against Galatasaray

In Turkey is Bayern Munich! But not the entire team; just anyone they could cobble together to go. Even the players who made it onto the plane cannot be called “fully fit” due to the club’s current injury crisis. With a severely diminished roster, Thomas Tuchel must continue his club’s Champions League winning streak—a difficult assignment when traveling to a famously hostile away venue.

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It’s not very good. The absence of Manuel Neuer, Leon Goretzka, Dayot Upamecano, Raphael Guerreiro, and Serge Gnabry from the trip to Turkey has been announced. While Noussair Mazraoui has recently resumed exercising following his muscle injury acquired during the international break, he is questionable for the encounter.


(Update: According to Tuchel, Mazraoui might play against Galatasary depending on how he feels.)



Thomas Tuchel therefore has very few alternatives for the starting lineup. In a 4-1-4-1 theoretical formation, Joshua Kimmich would be the lone real midfielder. Leroy Sané, Kingsley Coman, and Harry Kane would be the goal scorers in this formation, with Thomas Müller and Jamal Musiala serving as the co-attacking midfielders. The coach will have to hope that Mauro Icardi (who has been enjoying a comeback in Turkey following his disastrous tenure at Paris Saint-Germain) will actually miss the game due to injury. This would naturally render the defense somewhat vulnerable.


Speaking of defense, only three days after his previous game, Matthijs de Ligt will start once more due to a lack of alternatives. He will be partnered with

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