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Lewandowski, you know what to do (if you play that is).

Let’s do this.
Photo by S. Widmann/Getty Images for FC Bayern

We’re back! While the rest of Europe was enjoying a big round of matches in the UEFA Champions League, Bayern Munich had the week off to think about Wolfsburg. While the Bavarians come into the game well-rested, it will be important for Jupp Heynckes to rest players in preparation for the game against Besiktas in midweek.

Thiago Alcantara is sure to start. Jupp Heynckes confirmed that the Spanish maestro had fully recovered from a muscle injury he’d sustained against Anderlecht way back when. Who will line up alongside him is anyone’s guess. With Manuel Neuer still out injured, Sven Ulreich is the man who’ll don the keeper’s gloves. Apart from that, expect a lot of rotations in the starting lineup, and don’t be surprised if Sandro Wagner starts ahead of Robert Lewandowski. Wolfsburg, who languish near the bottom of the Bundesliga table, will likely make it tough for Bayern Munich.

It’s Bayern time.

Location: Volkswagen Arena, Wolfsburg, Germany

Time: 3:30 pm local time, 9:30 am EST

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