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CONFIRMED lineups: Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich, Audi Cup

Second match in two days.

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Rafa Benítez will need to be careful with his squad if he wants to avoid injuries, because it's never a good idea to play two matches in two days. Furthermore, Real Madrid and Bayern will both want to win the game in order to see how ready they are for the start of the upcoming season, so the match should be played with intensity.

Real Madrid Starting XI: Navas; Carvajal, Pepe, Ramos, Marcelo; Kroos, Casemiro; Isco, Cheryshev, Vazquez; Jesé.

Bayern Munich Starting XI: Neuer, Rafinha, Benatia, Boateng, Alaba, Alonso, Lahm, Costa, Götze, Vidal, Müller.

Expect some substitutions at halftime. Players like Borja Mayoral and Marco Asensio should get another chance to show what they're capable of, just like Lucas Vázquez and Denis Cheryshev. Gareth Bale will also likely come in during the second half to play behind the striker trying to build on from the goal he scored against Tottenham. If Isco and James keep offering encouraging performances, it will not be easy for Benítez to choose his team for the start of this 2015/2016 Liga BBVA season.

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