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Bayern Munich's Mario Götze set to return in Champions League against Olympiacos


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Just before Bayern Munich took the field against Augsburg on Saturday, the club announced that Mario Götze was going to miss the match and would be doubtful against Olympiacos. Götze participated in team training on Monday, and i appears that Götze is going to make the trip to Piraeus, Greece, for Wednesday's Champions League match.

While we wait to see what kind of lineup that Pep Guardiola chooses for the club's first Champions League encounter of the season. Against Augsburg on the weekend, Guardiola went with a front attacking three of Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Müller, and Douglas Costa. There was a 3-5 man midfield behind them, depending on if Bayern had the ball.

Bayern will play Darmstadt this weekend and Wolfsburg only a few days later in a rare Bundesliga midweek match. It's likely that Guardiola plays a weaker lineup this weekend in hopes of giving a few players a rest between games. With this in mind, Götze will probably find himself used as a substitute against Olympiacos, before finding himself back in the starting lineup this weekend against Darmstadt.

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