Mar 22, 2014 at 2.30pm UK at ​Coface Arena
Mainz 05
Bayern Munich

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Team News: Toni Kroos gets the nod for Bayern Munich against Mainz 05

Toni Kroos gets the nod for Bayern Munich as they travel to face Mainz 05 in the sides' Bundesliga clash this afternoon.

Pep Guardiola has placed his faith in youngster Toni Kroos as the German champions travel to face Mainz 05 in the Bundesliga this afternoon.

Kroos will fit into an attacking side, making use of wide threats Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben, while Thomas Muller will look to support frontman Mario Mandzukic in more central positions.

Mainz have set up to provide resistance against Munich, with 05's starting XI featuring industrious midfielders Johannes Geis and Christoph Moritz.

This afternoon's hosts also feature two strikers in attack, with Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting and Shinji Okazaki starting up front.

Mainz 05: Karius; Pospech, Noveski, Geis, Moritz, Choupo-Moting, Koo, Bell, Okazaki, Park, Muller

Bayern Munich: Neuer; Ribery, Mandzukic, Robben, Martinez, Boateng, Lahm, Muller, Alaba, Schweinsteiger, Kroos

Bayern Munich's Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic heads ball to score past Leverkusen's defender Philipp Wollscheid during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Munich, southern Germany on March 15,
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