A mouth-watering quarterfinal fixture headlines the Champions League Elite Eight as German frontrunners Bayern Munich tangle with Italian table toppers Juventus this week. Die Roten are only three points away, from wrapping up the Bundasliga title, after a 9-2 thrashing of Hamburg over the weekend. Meanwhile La Vecchia Signora sit 9 points clear of second place Napoli in Serie A, following a critical 2-1 result over Inter Milan.
In European competition, both sides topped their respective groups, but had different paths in the knockout stage. Juventus were first-class in their battering of Celtic, while Bayern were fortunate to escape against Arsenal, after a poor second leg performance.
Bayern skipper Jupp Heynckes deploys a 4-2-3-1 formation and perhaps no one in the world uses the 4-2-3-1 more aptly than Bayern. The decision will be who will start as the lone striker for Heynckes squad. Both Mario Mandzukic and Mario Gomez were…
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