Preview: Bayern Munich vs. Guangzhou Evergrande

Bayern Munich's Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic, Bayern Munich's striker Thomas Muller, Bayern Munich's Brazil defender Rafinha, Bayern Munich's midfielder Toni Kroos and Bayern Munich's midfielder Mario Goetze celebrate the second goal during the German
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Sports Mole looks ahead to Tuesday's FIFA Club World Cup semi-final between European champions Bayern Munich and China's Guangzhou Evergrande.

Bayern Munich will begin their quest to become the first German winners of the FIFA Club World Cup on Tuesday.

The European champions enter the competition at the semi-final stage with a match against China's Guangzhou Evergrande in Agadir, Morocco.

Guangzhou, who qualified for the event by winning the 2013 AFC Champions League, booked their date with Bayern by beating African champions Al-Ahly 2-0 in the quarter-finals on Saturday.

If Bayern overcome Guangzhou, then they will face either Atletico Mineiro of Brazil or Morocco's Raja Casablanca in the final in Marrakesh on December 21.

Bayern have taken their strongest available squad to Morocco, although winger Arjen Robben is absent with a knee injury.

Guangzhou will be captained by former Celtic and Charlton Athletic midfielder Zheng Zhi and their star player is Argentine playmaker Dario Conca.

Recent form:

Bayern: WWWWLW

Guangzhou: DWWLWW

Possible lineups:

Bayern: Neuer, Van Buyten, Rafinha, Boateng, Alaba, Alcantara, Ribery, Gotze, Muller, Kroos, Mandzukic

Guangzhou: Cheng, Zhang, Feng, Young-Kwon, Xiang, Zhi, Silva, Conca, Huang, Gao, Cardoso

Sports Mole says: 4-0

Bayern Munich's Thomas Muller celebrates with teammate Javi Martinez after scoring his team's second goal against Augsburg during their 3rd round German Cup match on December 4, 2013
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