Bayern will possible be with out the talismanic presence of Thomas Muller for this week’s Champions League final 16 first leg fixture towards Lazio in Rome.
The German famous person examined optimistic for coronavirus 11 days in the past and must return a damaging take a look at at the least 48 hours earlier than the Lazio sport, which has not occurred thus far, which means he is not going to play.
Becoming a member of Muller on the Covid-19 optimistic record is Benjamin Pavard, who can also be in self-isolation, having missed the weekend defeat towards Eintracht Frankfurt.
In that sport, Niklas Sule was requested to play right-back and Hansi Flick will most likely achieve this once more fairly than ask Bouna Sarr to step in.
The again 4 will subsequently most likely be made up of Sule, Jerome Boateng, David Alaba, and Alphonso Davies.
Bayern even have a variety of non-Covid associated absences as Serge Gnabry, Douglas Costa, Corentin Tolisso, and Tanguy Nianzou are all set to overlook out.
Gnabry has a thigh harm and though there’s a very small probability he may characteristic, it isn’t wanting possible.
Marc Roca began towards Frankfurt on the weekend however with Leon Goretzka coming back from the bench, he’ll possible drop out of the beginning XI for the German, who will associate Joshua Kimmich.
Leroy Sane and Kingsley Coman will begin both facet of Robert Lewandowski, however Flick has a call to make concerning the quantity 10 function resulting from Muller’s harm.
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting performed there towards Frankfurt to little success, which may imply 17-year-old Jamal Musiala being thrown in from the beginning.
Lazio have harm issues of their very own, with Luiz Felipe, Stefan Radu, Thomas Strakosha, Silvio Proto all lacking.
Simone Inzaghi fielded a 3-5-2 formation towards Sampdoria on the weekend, and can most likely achieve this once more in an try and pack the midfield towards the defending Champions League winners.
Not one of the harm worries for Inzaghi are recent, so he may choose to area the identical XI that received 1-0 versus Sampdoria.
Ciro Motionless will clearly begin up prime, and has been partnered not too long ago by Joaquin Correa who has been moved right into a extra central function having beforehand been deployed on the wing for the Biancocelesti.
Predicted line-ups: Lazio v Bayern