Bayer Munich return to Champions League duties on Tuesday night time once they host Czech outfit Viktoria Plzen.
The Bavarian giants have received their first two UCL video games this season however have been somewhat extra unconvincing within the Bundesliga, sitting two factors behind present leaders Union Berlin.
Plzen lead 1. Liga by some extent, although they had been held to a draw by Bohemians final day out.
This is what you want to know in regards to the conflict.
Bayern Munich vs Viktoria Plzen H2H outcomes
Present Kind (Final 5 Video games)
Bayern Munich workforce information
Joshua Kimmich and Thomas Muller caught Covid-19 after the latest win over Bayer Leverkusen, with the variety of instances in Bavaria rising in latest weeks.
Kimmich’s absence may open up a possible first Bayern begin for summer time signing Ryan Gravenberch, who continues to be being eased into his new environment.
Kingsley Coman is again in coaching however will not be risked, whereas Lucas Hernandez and Bouna Sarr are long-term absentees.
Bayern Munich Beginning XI (4-2-2-2): Neuer; Pavard, De Ligt, Upamecano, Davies; Goretzka, Gravenberch; Sabitzer, Sane; Musiala, Mane.
Bench: Ulreich, Stanisic, Tel, Mazraoui, Gnabry, Choupo-Moting, Wanner.
Viktoria Plzen workforce information
Plzen supervisor Michal Bilek will probably be enforced into one change to his beginning XI after Pavel Bucha was despatched off towards Inter final month.
The Czechs have scored simply as soon as of their two group video games to this point, coming when Jan Sykora struck at Camp Nou within the 5-1 defeat to Barcelona.
Viktoria Plzen Beginning XI (3-4-1-2): Stanek; Pernica, Hejda, Jemelka; Havel, Cermak, Kalvach, Sykora; Vlkanova; Chory, Mosquera.
Bench: Tvrdon, Kopic, N’Diaye, Bassey, Jirka, Holik, Pilar, Jedlicka.
Bayern are nonetheless determining their strategy this season, having solely received 4 of their eight Bundesliga video games. It has been a special story within the Champions League, nevertheless, the place they’ve received each matches with out conceding.
That defensive resilience is unlikely to be actually examined on Tuesday night time, with Plzen anticipated to go away Germany empty-handed.
Prediction: Bayern Munich 4-0 Viktoria Plzen