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RB Leipzig v Bayern Munich: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview


UK TV channelOnline streamN/AYouTube PositionRB Leipzig squad Goalkeepers Gulacsi, Muller, Mvogo, Krahl Defenders Saracchi, Orban, Upamecano, Konate, Klostermann, Mukiele, Halstenberg, Laimer, Nukan Midfielders Sabitzer, Haidara, Adams, Forsberg, Ilsanker, Demme, Stierlin, Majetschak, Bias, Kampl Forwards , Poulsen, Werner, Bruma, Cunha, Augustin, Kruger, Smith Rowe, HartmannKevin Kampl is the only injury doubt for Ralf Rangnick, who fielded a rotated line-up in the final day defeat to Werder Bremen in order to allow his key players a rest.


PositionBayern Munich squad Goalkeepers Fruchtl, Ulreich, Hoffmann Defenders Kimmich, Sule, Hummels, Alaba, Boateng Midfielders Martinez, Gnabry, Goretzka, James, Rafinha, Davies, Thiago Forwards Coman, Lewandowski, Muller, Wagner, RiberyManuel Neuer, Javi Martinez and James Rodriguez are all doubtful, although Leon Goretzka should be fit to play despite coming off injured in the 5-1 victory over Frankfurt that clinched the Bundesliga title.


Potential Bayern Munich starting XI: Ulreich; Kimmich, Sule, Hummels, Alaba; Thiago, Goretzka; Gnabry, Muller, Coman; Lewandowski


It's rare for such speculation over the future of a maiden-season coach to be the focus of build-up to a major cup final - and yet, that is exactly what swirls around Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac as he looks to lift the DFB-Pokal for the second campaign in a row.


Yet it is thought that he has underperformed in the role, having reportedly lost the confidence of the board and fallen out with a number of key players over the season, while his failure to progress Bayern further in European competition is likely to remain another black mark against his name.


Leipzig boss Ralf Rangnick, who will also be waving goodbye to the role when he returns to become the club's sporting director after Saturday, remains unconvinced that their rivals will swoop for Werner, feeling they would have already put out feelers if they were interested.






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