Coach Julian Nagelsmann is sticking with star access Sadio Mané in the starting lineup at FC Bayern Munich. The recently unlucky Senegalese wants to end his goal drought in the home game against Bayer Leverkusen.
After the last four league games without a win, Nagelsmann relies on the Austrian Marcel Sabitzer for the turnaround in defensive midfield. In contrast to captain Manuel Neuer, who is back in goal, midfielder Leon Goretzka has to sit on the bench in fifth place after his corona infection at the start of the game.
The guests put as table-15. especially on Patrik Schick in the storm. Coach Gerardo Seoane makes a change in defense compared to the 1-1 draw against Werder Bremen and brings in Mitchel Bakker for Piero Hincapié.