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Bayern Munich predicted lineup vs Greuther Furth - Bundesliga

Matt O'Connor-Simpson
Bayern are on quite a run of form
Bayern are on quite a run of form / CHRISTOF STACHE/Getty Images
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Bayern Munich have been on the war path of late, defeating Barcelona 3-0 and VfL Bochum 7-0 in their last two games.

They have not lost this season so far and there is little chance of that changing when they travel to Bundesliga newbies Greuther Furth on Friday evening.

A few days after that match Julian Nagelsmann has a Champions League tie against Dynamo Kyiv to contend with, however he is unlikely to rotate too heavily at this early stage of the campaign. Here is the XI he is most likely to go with against Furth.


1. Goalkeeper & defenders

Benjamin Pavard
Pavard should be restored to the team / Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Manuel Neuer (GK) - He may be 35 years old but Neuer remains a remarkably reliable stopper. He should not be in for a particularly busy evening against Furth if all goes to plan.

Benjamin Pavard (RB) -
Pavard has been competing with Josip Stanisic at right-back since the start of the campaign. Stanisic started the last one, so he should get the nod this time around.

Dayot Upamecano (CB) -
Upamecano was Bayern's marquee signing in the summer and so far he has been extremely impressive. He should get to show off his ability to drive out from the back here.

Niklas Sule (CB) -
After suffering an injury-hit season last time out, Sule will be hoping to stay off the treatment table this campaign. He has managed to do so thus far.

Alphonso Davies (LB) - Davies is always electrifying to watch and as he will not be expected to do much defending on Friday, he should really enjoy himself.

2. Midfielders

Thomas Müller
Muller did not score in Bayern's 7-0 mauling of Bochum / Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

Joshua Kimmich (CM) - Kimmich is one of the best midfielders on the planet and has already registered three assists this season. He has also scored twice, alongside all of the other selfless work he gets through for the team.

Leon Goretzka (CM) - Goretzka recently ended speculation surrounding his future by penning a fresh contract. Perhaps he will celebrate with a goal on Friday night?

Thomas Muller (AM) - Muller has made a relatively slow start to the season considering his previous exploits, registering just one goal and two assists so far. He is underperforming his xG though, so could be due another strike.

3. Forwards

Leroy Sane
Sane will be eager to impress this season / Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

Serge Gnabry (RW) - Gnabry picked up a slight knock which has affected him in training this week, but he should be back in time for this one. If not, Jamal Musiala may come in.

Robert Lewandowski (ST) - The human goal machine already has seven strikes this season and has netted in each of his last 19 consecutive games. He should make that 20 on Friday night.

Leroy Sane (LW) -
Sane endured an unexceptional first season in Bavaria by his own high standards. Both club and player will be hoping for better this time around.


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