Bayern Munich Vs. Real Madrid, 2012 UEFA Champions League Semifinal: Lineups

Bayern Munich host Real Madrid at the Allianz Arena as Los Blancos attempt to reach their first UEFA Champions League final in ten years, while Bayern, 2010's losing finalists, will be attempting to get some measure of revenge on Jose Mourinho, whose Inter Milan side beat them at the Santiago Bernabeu two years ago.

Both teams are starting more or less their expected personnel and shape. Mario Gomez leads Bayern's devastating quartet of attacking players, while the visitors' dangerman is none other than Cristiano Ronaldo, who appears to be more or less single-handedly winning Madrid their domestic title. With Bayern holding home-pitch advantage, this one is pretty evenly matched. Let's see how it goes.

Bayern Munich (4-2-3-1): Manuel Neuer; David Alaba, Holger Badstuber, Jerome Boateng, Phillip Lahm; Bastian Schweinsteiger, Luiz Gustavo; Franck Ribery, Toni Kroos, Arjen Robben; Mario Gomez.

Substitutes from: Hans-Jorg Butt, Danijel Pranjic, Rafinha, Ivica Olic, Anatoliy Tymoschuk, Thomas Muller.

Real Madrid starting lineup (4-2-3-1): Iker Casillas; Fabio Coentrao, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Alvaro Arbeloa; Xabi Alonso, Sami Khedira; Cristiano Ronaldo, Mesut Özil, Angel Di Maria; Karim Benzema.

Substitutes from: Kaka, Raul Albiol, Gonzalo Higuain, Marcelo, Antonio Adan, Esteban Granero, Raphael Varane.

We'll have live coverage of the game in our Bayern Munich vs. Real Madrid, UEFA Champions League StoryStream. For more on the two teams, head over to Bayern Munich blog Bavarian Football Works and Real Madrid blog Managing Madrid.

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