Jerome Boateng is named on the Bayern Munich bench for the Bundesliga meeting with Schalke 04.
Jerome Boateng has been named on the Bayern Munich bench for the Bundesliga meeting with Schalke 04.
Pep Guardiola has decided to partner Javi Martinez with Mehdi Benatia in defence, while Kingsley Coman is also forced to settle for a spot on the bench for the visitors.
Arjen Robben, Douglas Costa and Thomas Muller are all named in the side in support of striker Robert Lewandowski.
Schalke welcome back Benedikt Howedes after his battle with a hand injury, while Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg starts against the club he left in the summer.
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar is selected as the lone striker for the hosts, which means that both Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Franco Di Santo are on the bench.
Schalke 04: Fährmann, Riether, Howedes, Matip, Aogo, Goretzka, Neustadter, Hojbjerg, Meyer, Sane, Huntelaar
Subs: Gspurning, Freidrich, Caicara, Kolasinac, Di Santo, Choupo-Moting, Reese
Bayern Munich: Neuer, Lahm, Benatia, Javi Martinez, Alaba, Alonso, Vidal, Robben, Müller, Douglas Costa, Lewandowski
Subs: Ulreich, Rafinha, Boateng, Rode, Badstuber, Coman, Kimmich
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