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Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayern Munich, 2016 DFL Supercup: Projected Lineups

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Who will Carlo Ancelotti start in his first real match in charge of Bayern Munich?

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Bayern Munich take the field against Borussia Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park on Sunday in the seventh annual DFL Supercup. All eyes will be on new coach Carlo Ancelotti, as fans wait to see what lineup he’ll unveil to the world.

This will be Ancelotti’s first match with all non-injured players available for his choosing. The earlier summer friendlies the Italian was without the players that competed in Euro 2016 and Copa America Centenario.

I asked the staff to pick their starting lineup for the Supercup. Now, this is far more difficult than you think. The only definite absences from the game are Arjen Robben, Renato Sanches, Douglas Costa, and Holger Badstuber. Jerome Boateng, Xabi Alonso, and Franck Ribery also missed training sessions this week.

Here’s who we think Ancelotti will start against Dortmund.

Predicted Lineups

Phillip

Coman - Lewandowski - Müller
Thiago - Alonso - Vidal
Alaba - Hummels - Martinez - Lahm
Neuer

Ryan

Coman - Lewandowski - Müller
Vidal - Alonso - Thiago
Alaba - Hummels - Martinez - Lahm
Neuer

Davis

Müller - Lewandowski - Ribery
Thiago - Alonso - Vidal
Alaba - Hummels - Martinez - Lahm
Neuer

Luke

Lewandowski - Müller
Ribery - Vidal - Alonso - Coman
Alaba - Hummels - Martinez - Lahm
Neuer

Victor

Lewandowski
Coman - Thiago - Müller
Vidal - Alonso
Alaba - Hummels - Martinez - Lahm
Neuer

Mike

Muller - Lewandowski
Ribery - Vidal - Coman
Kimmich
Alaba - Javi - Hummels - Lahm
Neuer

John B

Lewandowski
Ribery - Thiago - Müller
Alonso - Vidal
Alaba - Hummels - Martinez - Lahm
Neuer

George

Ribery - Lewandowski - Coman
Vidal - Thiago - Lahm
Alaba - Martinez - Hummels - Rafinha
Neuer

John D

Ribery - Lewandowski - Müller
Thiago - Vidal - Lahm
Alaba - Hummels - Martinez - Kimmich
Neuer

Valentin

Coman - Lewandowski - Müller
Alaba - Vidal - Thiago
Bernat - Hummels - Martinez - Lahm
Neuer

Who do you think Carlo Ancelotti will start for Bayern Munich against Borussia Dortmund in the 2016 DFL Supercup?