Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Mönchengladbach: Lineups

Alex Grimm

Pep Guardiola's first Bundesliga game will feature the continuation of the Robbery wing duo and Bastian Schweinsteiger as a lone defensive midfielder.

Pep Guardiola has stuck with the 4-1-4-1 formation he's used throughout preseason for Bayern Munich's first league game, though he's gone a bit more reasonable with it this time around. Bastian Schweinsteiger is his defensive midfielder, not Thiago. He sits on the bench along with Javi Martinez, while Mario Götze misses out through injury. Borussia Mönchengladbach have gone with three central midfielders instead of their normal two to combat Bayern, with new signing Max Kruse winning a place as an attacking midfielder

Bayern Munich starting lineup (4-1-4-1): Manuel Neuer; David Alaba, Dante, Jerome Boateng, Philipp Lahm; Bastian Schweinsteiger; Franck Ribery, Toni Kroos, Thomas Müller, Arjen Robben; Mario Mandzukic

Borussia Mönchengladbach starting lineup (4-4-1-1): Marc Andre ter Stegen; Filip Daems, Alvaro Dominguez, Martin Stranzl, Tony Jantschke; Juan Arango, Granit Xhaka, Cristoph Kramer, Patrick Herrmann; Max Kruse; Luuk de Jong

Kickoff is at 2:30 p.m. ET, 8:30 p.m. local time in Munich. You can catch the game on GolTV in the United States and ESPN in the U.K.

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