UCL Quarter Final Leg 2: Arsenal vs Bayern Munich Preview and Lineups

UEFA Champions League




Arsenal vs Bayern Munich


Champions League

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Match Time:

12:30 AM IST
11:00 AM UAE


Allianz Arena

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Prediction and Preview

Arsenal vs Bayern Munich

With the eagerly awaited match between Real Madrid and Manchester City looming, both sides are grappling with injury concerns and squad adjustments that could significantly impact their strategies on the field.

Real Madrid's defensive line has been particularly hit hard, as Eder Militao returns from a recent ACL injury, though manager Carlo Ancelotti might opt for caution given his limited playing time since his comeback. Moreover, the absence of Thibaut Courtois and David Alaba, both sidelined with knee issues, adds further strain to Madrid's defensive resources. On a positive note, midfielder Dani Ceballos has resumed training with the team following a period of individual rehabilitation.

In the attacking department, Real Madrid will see the return of Vinicius Junior after serving a suspension. His availability might mean former Manchester City protege Brahim Diaz could find himself on the bench, setting up an intriguing subplot against his former club.

Meanwhile, Manchester City has faced its own challenges in the lead-up to the fixture. Defensive setbacks have been a concern, with Josko Gvardiol nursing a minor injury sustained in a recent Premier League encounter. Despite being included in the squad, his fitness remains uncertain. Additionally, the absence of Kyle Walker due to a hamstring injury compounds City's defensive woes, alongside Nathan Ake, who is also sidelined with a calf injury.

Yet, manager Pep Guardiola has shown resilience, adapting his squad selections accordingly. Manuel Akanji's versatility was showcased as he seamlessly transitioned to the left-back position in a recent fixture, providing Guardiola with a viable alternative in defense. Furthermore, the return of key players such as Ederson, Bernardo Silva, and Phil Foden injects much-needed depth and quality into City's lineup.

As both teams navigate squad management and injury rehabilitation, the upcoming clash promises to be a captivating battle of tactics and resilience. With each side striving to overcome their respective challenges, fans worldwide can anticipate an enthralling encounter.

Predicted lineups

Arsenal Predicted lineup:
Raya; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Tomiyasu; Odegaard, Jorginho, Rice; Saka, Havertz, Martinelli

Bayern Munich Predicted lineup:
Neuer; Kimmich, Upamecano, Kim, Davies; Goretzka, Laimer; Sane, Musiala, Gnabry; Kane

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