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Apr 8, 2015 at 7.30pm UK at BayArena
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Team News: Mario Gotze returns for Bayern Munich in only change

Mario Gotze replaces Bastian Schweinsteiger for Bayern Munich's only change to the starting lineup for tonight's trip to take on Bayer Leverkusen.

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has made just the one change to his side for this evening's DFB-Pokal quarter-final tie against Bayer Leverkusen.

Mario Gotze returns to the fold in place of the injured Bastian Schweinsteiger for the trip to the BayArena, as the Bavarian giants go in search of another domestic league and cup double.

The visitors have been struck down by various injury problems in recent weeks, which means a somewhat weaker bench on the face of it, although Guardiola can still call upon Thiago Alcantara and the experienced Claudio Pizarro should he wish.

As far as Bayer are concerned, Roger Schmidt has opted to make two changes by bringing Roberto Hilbert and Emir Spahic into the starting lineup. Tin Jedvaj and Kyriakos Papadopoulos are the men to make way for an in-form Leverkusen side.

Bayer Leverkusen: Leno; Hilbert, Toprak, Spahic, Wendell; Bender, Rolfes; Bellarabi, Castro, Brandt; Kiessling
Subs: Reinartz, Drmic, Calhanoglu, Papadopoulos, Jedvaj, Kresic, Donati

Bayern Munich XI: Neuer; Benatia, Boateng, Dante; Rafinha, Lahm, Alonso, Gotze, Bernat; Muller, Lewandowski
Subs: Thiago, Pizarro, Guadino, Rode, Reina, Badstuber, Weiser

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Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski celebrates scoring the 6-0 goal during the UEFA Champions League second-leg, Round of 16 football match FC Bayern Munich vs Shakhtar Donetsk in Munich, southern Germany, on March 11, 2015
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Saturday's key events


TRIATHLON
· After silvers in both the men's and women's events, Team GB will be fancied to get on the podium again in the mixed relay (11.30pm-1am)

SWIMMING
· Touted as Michael Phelps's successor, Caeleb Dressel already has two gold medals from these Games and he will be going for a third in the men's 50m butterfly final (2.30am)
· It is Katie Ledecky vs. Ariarne Titmus III in the women's 800m freestyle final, with Ledecky entering as firm favourite (2.46am)
· Great Britain will be heavily fancied to add another gold medal to their swimming haul, having produced by far the fastest qualifying time for the mixed 4x100m medley relay final (3.43am)

ATHLETICS
· Dina Asher-Smith is one of three British women in the 100m semi-finals (3.01am-3.20am), and will hope to challenge for a medal in what is likely to be a star-studded final (1.50pm)
· The inaugural Olympic 4x400m mixed relay event concludes with Great Britain one of the eight finalists going for gold (1.35pm)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB's dreams of an unlikely gold are still alive in the women's event as they face France in their semi-final (3.30am). The winners will face either New Zealand or Fiji in the gold medal match later in the day (10am)

SAILING
· Gold medals are up for grabs in the windsurfer - RS:X finals. Emma Wilson participates for Team GB in the women's final (6.33am), while Tom Squires is in action in the men's (7.33am)

TENNIS
· Following his shock semi-final defeat, ending his hopes of a Golden Slam in 2021, Novak Djokovic battles for bronze against Pablo Carreno Busta (7am)
· The women's singles event reaches its conclusion with the gold medal match between Belinda Bencic and Marketa Vondrousova

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