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Bayern are 7th 7 points from the top.
Bayern Munich lost again yesterday to Bundesliga leaders Borussia Monchengladbach - and now sit in 7th position 7 points behind Monchengladbach. To put their current position into perspective, Bayern have won the title for the last 7 seasons !
They must win their next league games and will probably want to rest a number of players and not risk playing key players like Lewandowski. So Mourhino announcing he'll start with Parrott, Sessegnon, Walker-Peters and Skipp is probably more than welcomed by Bayern, and make it an easy decision to rest their players..
Our next weekend's game is a tricky one at Wolves who play today, but already equal on points with us. So resting most of our team that started v Burnley will certainly help - with Wolves at home to Besiktas on Thursday but having already qualified for the group stages they may also rest players.
I’d play Eriksen instead of LucasYep, I really like this line-up.
I understand concerns of some posters here regarding what impact might the loss have on our youngsters, but at the same time we have to consider that Bayern does not have anything to play for either, and it is very unlikely they will play with their full squad. As mentioned - their situation in Bundesliga is not quite good right now.
Seeing Parrott, Skipp and Sessegnon (17, 19, 19) coming on in Burnley game was bit of an indication for me as well, that they will play in Munich.
But I would most certainly leave out Wanyama (who someone suggested to use), as he is our past. Unfortunately he will not have any further contribution to our senior side starting XI. So in game where result does not matter, I'd rather use someone from academy side. I also would not use Eriksen. If his head is not in the game and he is not giving 110% of himself, he will not be "useful help to youngsters" as some suggested - quite opposite - he would be a role model of wrong attitude.
Exited for the game for the reason of seeing some of our younger lads having a chance at highest level of club football !
I thought of that.I’d play Eriksen instead of Lucas
I would actually like that we would be different without the 23 if you understand what I meanDefinitely a lot of 7's in that (position in league of both clubs, no of years Bayern won their league, Bayern 7 points off the top), but Spurs just want to be different with 23 !
Surely if formerly injured players are fit, a dead rubber is perfect to get them back up to speed tho?Difficult to pick the team. None of the injured players should play even if recovered. Some not getting enough mins must play, Eriksen, Lo celso, Rose, Foyth, Sess and Skipp. After that it depends on how damaging a thrashing will be as the first team lost 7-2. Not sure what sort of team BM will put out and how good the reserves are even if picked. Could end up embarrassing as when we have played a completely changed team not used to playing together in cup games against weak opposition it has not gone well and BM are not weak opposition.