Team News: Real Madrid, Bayern Munich at full strength

Karim Benzema and Sami Khedira
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Real Madrid and Bayern Munich will begin their Champions League semi-final at the Bernabeu with strong starting lineups.

Real Madrid and Bayern Munich have named strong starting lineups for this evening's Champions League semi-final at the Bernabeu.

That means Karim Benzema has been preferred in the Madrid attack to Gonzalo Higuain, while Marcelo has been selected ahead of Fabio Coentrao at left-back.

Bastian Schweinsteiger will start the match in the heart of the midfield for Munich, who have Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery on either wing.

Bayern head into the tie with a 2-1 advantage.

Real Madrid: Casillas; Arbeloa, Pepe, Ramos, Marcelo; Khedira, Alonso; Di Maria, Ozil, Ronaldo; Benzema

Bayern: Neuer; Lahm, Boateng, Badstuber, Alaba; Schweinsteiger, Gustavo; Robben, Ribery, Kroos; Mario Gomez

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