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UEFA Champions League

  • 14 March 2012
  • • 01:15
  • • Allianz-Arena, München
  • Referee: M. Clattenburg
  • • Attendance: 66000
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Bayern München win Aggregate 7 - 1

Bayern Munich - Basel Preview: Bavarians looking to overturn first-leg deficit at Allianz Arena

Following their 1-0 defeat in Switzerland last month, Jupp Heynckes' men have the tough task of turning the tie on its head on Tuesday night in order to progress to the next round


PROBABLE LINEUPS

BAYERN MUNICH


Neuer
Lahm, Boateng, Badstuber, Alaba
Kroos, Schweinsteiger

Robben, Muller, Ribery
Gomez

BASEL


Sommer
Steinhofer, Abraham, Dragovic, Degen
Shaqiri, Huggel, G.Xhaka, F.Frei
Streller, A.Frei



Jerome Boateng, Mario Gomez and Arjen Robben were withdrawn in the 7-1 trashing of Hoffenheim at the Allianz Arena on Saturday after suffering minor knocks, but have been cleared to play on Tuesday.

It is yet unclear who Jupp Heynckes will field in the centre of the pitch with Anatoliy Tymoshchuk, Luiz Gustavo, Toni Kroos and, of course, returning vice-captain Bastian Schweinsteiger all in with a chance to start in midfield.

Rafinha is likely to return to the squad after missing the weekend's game with flu, but following his poor performance in the first leg he is likely to have to settle for a place on the bench. Daniel Van Buyten and Breno are still recovering from injuries and will not feature against the Swiss champions.

The big absentee for Basel is left-back Jo-Hoo Park, who missed the 2-0 win against Grasshopper on Saturday. Former Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund wide defender Philip Degen is expected to deputise for the South Korean on Tuesday.

Kay Voser is back in training after a ankle injury, while Scott Chipperfield is yet to feature in 2012 after suffering a thigh knock in January.


DID YOU KNOW
  • Bayern Munich have won four out of five ties in European competitions after losing 1-0 away in the first-leg.
  • The Bavarians have picked up 11 victories from their last 12 Champions League home outings.
  • Bayern Munich are appearing at this stage of the competition for the fourth consecutive campaign.
  • Basel did not lose a single game on their travels in the group stage, holding Manchester United and Benfica and beating Otelul Galati.
  • Markus Steinhofer began his career in Bayern Munich's youth ranks and played for their reserves from 2003 to 2006.
  • On three out of four occasions Basel have progressed to the next stage of a Uefa competition when they have prevailed 1-0 at home in the first leg.

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Available Squads
1Manuel NeuerGoalkeeper
17Jerome BoatengDefender
21Philipp LahmDefender
27David AlabaMidfielder
28Holger BadstuberDefender
7Franck RibéryMidfielder
10Arjen RobbenMidfielder
22Luiz GustavoMidfielder
39Toni KroosMidfielder
25Thomas MüllerStriker
33Mario GomezStriker
22Hans-Jörg ButtGoalkeeper
26Diego ContentoDefender
23Danijel PranjicMidfielder
31Bastian SchweinsteigerMidfielder
44Anatoliy TymoshchukMidfielder
24Nils PetersenStriker
11Ivica OlicStriker
-Yann SommerGoalkeeper
24Joo-Ho ParkDefender
-Aleksandar DragovicDefender
19David AbrahamDefender
33Markus SteinhöferMidfielder
11Xherdan ShaqiriMidfielder
20Fabian FreiMidfielder
-CabralMidfielder
34Granit XhakaMidfielder
9Marco StrellerStriker
9Alexander FreiStriker
-Massimo ColombaGoalkeeper
4Philipp DegenDefender
15Radoslav KovacDefender
6Benjamin HuggelMidfielder
-Gilles Yapi YapoMidfielder
-Valentin StockerMidfielder
31Jacques ZouaStriker

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