SURPRISING Bayern vs Liverpool teams: Fabinho benched, Milner and Henderson start
Hussein Gollo|March. 13, 2019
Jurgen Klopp has named his Liverpool XI to face Bayern Munich – a game you can listen to live on talkSPORT – at the Allianz Arena in the Champions League and there is one big shock to the starting line-up.
It’s all to play for after the Reds and Bayern played out a goalless draw at Anfield and Klopp has elected to drop Fabinho to the bench, while James Milner and Jordan Henderson start the game alongside Georginio Wijnaldum in midfield.
Fabinho has been one of the Reds’ star performers this season and played the full 90 minutes of their victory over Burnley last weekend.
There are no shocks elsewhere in the Liverpool line-up which also sees their front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmin start.
As for Bayern , they have made three changes from their 6-0 win over Wolfsburg last weekend.
David Alaba and Nicolas Sule come in for Josh Kimmich (suspended) and Jerome Boateng in defence, while Franck Ribery replaces the suspended Thomas Muller.
Below you can see the full team news for both sides.
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Bayern Munich: Neuer, Rafinha, Sule, Hummels, Alaba, Martinez, Alcantara, Ribery, Rodriguez, Gnabry, Lewandowski
Subs: Ulreich, Boateng, Goretzka, Davies, Jeong, Coman, Sanches
Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Milner, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Mane, Salah, Firmino
Subs: Mignolet, Fabinho, Lovren, Sturridge, Lallana, Shaqiri, Origi
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